Based on the game "Resident Evil 2" this is the third book in the serialisation by S D Perry.
The book follows the story of Leon Scott Kennedy, a rookie cop on his first day in the Racoon City Police Department and Claire Redfield, Chris Redfield's little sister, who has come to Racoon City to find her brother who is missing after the Spencer Mansion incident.
In the book SD Perry has run both stories simultaneously (as she did with book one "Umbrella Conspiracy (Resident Evil)
") thereby keeping the time lines together. The story follows Leon and Claire as they struggle to survive the horror of the T-virus outbreak in Racoon City.
I only have the Wii console and RE2, RE3 Nemesis, RE Code Veronica, etc, aren't available on the Wii so the closest I have come is playing Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles (Wii)
which has an abbreviated version of the story as part of the overall Umbrella Chronicles game. This book fills in the gaps that were left by REDC.
The characters are nicely rounded, including other characters that I only know in passing such as Sherry, Annette Birken, Ada Wong and Police Chief Brian Irons.
As with the previous 2 book this was a thoroughly enjoyable read. The author obviously misses out the puzzles as she did with the previous game based book Umbrella Conspiracy.
These books are a great edition to my collection and a real help towards my understanding of the Resident Evil back story, especially as the games like RE2 are not available on the Wii.