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|Holden Scott: The Carrier
A professor's theft of his graduate student's work isn't unknown, but few such ethical lapses cause the confusion, death, and destruction that Michael Dutton does when he steals Jack Collier's cure for cancer. Highly recommended for every PhD candidate!
|Patricia Cornwell: Cause of Death
Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta faces her most eerie case yet: a New Year's Eve diving death designed to look like a drowning - but Scarpetta's survey reveals murder and involves her in a second murder which strikes too close to home.
|Robin Cook: Chromosome 6
One missing organ. One genetic breakthrough. One medical conspiracy too terrifying to imagine. In his most prophetic thriller yet, Robin Cook challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulations and cloning.
|Richard Preston: Cobra Event
In New York City in the late '90s, a 17-year-old girl heads off to school even though she has a cold. By art class her nose is gushing mucus and she's severely disoriented. Within seconds, she's in convulsions and, most bizarrely, can't stop biting herself. All the reader can do is hope she'll die quickly, but ...
|Robin Cook: Coma
Four medical students entering the freighting world of medicine. they discover that a select group of senior doctors at Memorial Hospital are taking patients into minor surgery and making sure they do not ever wake up. The patients are not dead; they are in a comatose state, awaiting harvest of their body parts.
|Robin Cook: Contagion
Robin Cook takes on the HNOs: In a thriller about the dangers of managed health care, ophthalmologist-turned-forensic pathologist John Stapleton investigates a series of virulent and lethal illnesses targeting more costly patients of a giant for-profit medical conglomerate.
|Michael Cordy: Crime Zero
The project's animating idea is that, since men commit most violent crimes, the world would be vastly improved if the 17 aggressive male genes were removed or reprogrammed. Find out what happens if...
|Patricia Cornwell: Cruel and Unusual
When Dr. Kay Scarpetta and Police Lieutenant Pete Marino find the brutally wounded body of a 13-year-old boy carefully propped against a dumpster, and the only fingerprint that of an already executed criminal, their investigation takes a "cruel and unusual" turn.
|Peter Clement: Death Rounds
New medical thriller that ranges from the realm of microbiology to raw, human rage--in a plot so chillingly authentic it could be happening right now... Dr. Clement was head of a major metropolitan emergency room.
|Derrik Woodbury: Deception
A medical-political thriller - with a little romance as well. The President of the United States has to undergo a life-threatening operation. Powerful enemies seize this surgical event in an attempt to assassinate the President and change the essence of the country's government.