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New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton return in this stunning new novel from the ?master of the medical thriller? (New York Times)?a ripped-from-the-headlines tale of an innovative doctor?s dangerous downward spiral.
 

About Robin Cook

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ROBIN COOK is the author of thirty-one previous books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his wildly successful first novel, Coma. He divides his time between New Hampshire and Florida. His most recent novels are Death Benefit, Cure, and Intervention.
 
Published August 7, 2007 by Berkley. 500 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Horror. Fiction

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Palmer tries to complicate his basic Enemy of the People plot by having Dr. Dolan's boyfriend, Josh Wyler, a Colstar company man, mutate into a gun-toting crazy, so that Dr. Dolan can seek solace in the strong arms of Dr. Lew Alvarez, an impeccably handsome emergency-room physician and leader of ...

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Flesh-eating staph germs and for-profit hospitals share billing as the top villains in this year’s medical thriller from Cook (Marker, 2005, etc.).

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For Doug Johnstone in the Independent on Sunday "Miller is absolutely wonderful at evoking the seediness and cynicism of Moscow, and he is even better at physical description .

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"At last, 30 years after his death, we have a proper biography of the enigmatic but inspirational banker Siegmund Warburg, extensively researched and beautifully written," wrote Peter Stormonth Darling in the Spectator of Niall Ferguson's High Financier.

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“The government was against them for a time, because [they] involve some level of physician ownership to guarantee a continual flow of patients.” And readers learn that these hospitals are “not whole hospital[s]…they do only a number of limited services, [says] Dr. Ravelo.” This conversation has ...

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