Intervention by Robin Cook

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Bestselling author Robin Cook returns with another ripped-from-the- headlines thriller, as New York City medical detective Jack Stapleton investigates the promises-and deadly risks-of alternative medicine and is led deep into the heart of a religious conspiracy...

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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 11, 2009 by Putnam Adult. 400 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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All of this puts us squarely into Dan Brown territory, save that, unlike Brown, Cook can write up a storm and spin a taut tale, every chapter of which ends on a cliffhanger all the way up to an unforeseen conclusion.

Aug 11 2009 | Read Full Review of Intervention


To those of us interested in alternative medicine or complementary medicine this book is a MUST READ especially for the important cautions cited in this fictional account in the life of a NYC medical examiner.

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Yes Pages: 448 Date: February 2010 Publisher: Macmillan ISBN: 978-0230743632 Although Robin Cook has written many books, Intervention is the first one that I have read - I'm a Robin Cook 'virgin.' This is a big book in many respects.

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Las Vegas Review Journal

He made a short reference to it in his jobs speech to Congress this month, saying he wants "responsible" underwater homeowners to be able to refinance their mortgages at today's record-low rates because doing so "can put more than $2,000 a year in a family's pocket and give a lift to an economy s...

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Las Vegas Review Journal

It doesn't matter whether such senseless violence happens on the unfathomable scale we saw last week in Connecticut, or whether a single child dies far away from television cameras and national attention, as 7-year-old Las Vegas resident Roderick "RJ" Arrington did last month.

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Valeria Zárate 23 Jan 2015

Rated the book as 3 out of 5