“In turns a Cold War mystery story, medical memoir, and dogged investigation, BITTEN reveals groundbreaking evidence that sheds important new light on the genesis and evolution of one of the most baffling and controversial diseases of our time.” - CHARLES PILLER, investigative correspondent, Science

“In this riveting narrative, journalist Kris Newby reveals the backstory behind the bioweaponization of ticks during the Cold War. Her truly frightening report demands we take another look at the hidden complexity of Lyme disease and answer the question: What, exactly, is in those ticks?” - PAMELA WEINTRAUB, author of Cure Unknown: Inside the Lyme Epidemic and Medical/Psychology Editor, Aeon

“I’ve read the book—couldn’t put it down. The persuasive and frightening information detailed in the book requires a serious and comprehensive investigation to get to the truth” - CONGRESSMAN CHRIS SMITH (R-NJ)