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|James Tucker: Abra Cadaver
When Jake Merlin - full time doctor and part-time magician - discovers the body of his long-lost roommate being dissected in the gross anatomy lab, he is determined to find out how his friend disappeared, and what really happened to him.
|Robin Cook: Acceptable Risk
A research scientist discovers a mood-altering, enhancing drug and involves himself and other researchers in a deadly experiment. Takes on the ethics involved in such personality-altering drugs as Prozac.
|Simon Levay: Albrick's Gold
LeVay, a neurobiologist best known for his theory that a region of the hypothalamus in gay men is smaller than in heterosexual men, has fictionalized his research for Albrick's Gold, a medical thriller with graphic descriptions and frequent visits to the county morgue.
|Patricia Cornwell: All That Remains
When a fifth couple falls prey to a serial killer with a penchant for stalking and murdering young lovers parked in their cars, Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta attempts to examine the evidence in the face of mounting political pressure.
|Michael Crichton: Andromeda Strain
Crichton's first novel. If we ever make contact with extraterrestrials, those life forms are likely to be - like most life on earth - one-celled or smaller creatures, more comparable to bacteria than little green men. The possibility exists that first contact might be our last.
|Patricia Cornwell: Black Notice
This macabre tome is the stuff that classic Scarpetta tales are made of: creepy but compulsive autopsy scenes, plentiful plot twists, and the compelling, if slightly more vulnerable chief medical examiner herself.
|Robin Cook: Blindsight
Today, organ transplants are common miracles of science. But if the supply cannot meet the demand, how far will people go to find donors? Medical thriller about a forensic pathologist up against the mob.
|Tess Gerritsen: Bloodstream
Dr. Claire Elliot, newly come to Tranquility, Maine, and its hospital, stumbles into an epidemic of teen violence. The green phosphorescence that occasionally appears on Lake Locust, in which many teens regularly swim is a first clue that something is seriously wrong.
|Patricia Cornwell: Body of Evidence
Chief medical examiner Kay Scarpetta investigates the murder of a reclusive author and discovers that forensic pathology has become much more than laboratory work.
|Patricia Cornwell: Body Farm
In rural North Carolina, the brutal murder of an 11-year-old has shaken the town with its bizarre details. Now, Kay must conduct a grisly investigation at a clandestine facility in Tennessee known as The Body Farm.
|Robin Cook: Brain
Two doctors suspect something is very wrong at the enormous medical center where they work. And soon they will put their careers - and their lives - in deadly jeopardy, as they penetrate the eerie inner sanctums of a medical world gone mad.
|Ann Benson: The Burning Road
Sequel to The Plague Tales - an unusual blend of historical romance and futuristic medical thriller. The book begins in 14th-century France suffering from the deadly effects of the plague, then moves to the year 2007, linking two physicians through 600 years. Intriguing!