Discovery demands a life. Doctor Charles Martel turned to research when his wife died of cancer and he wanted to know why. Then his world is shattered for the second time. His sick daughter is admitted to hospital; his research project is cancelled. Suddenly he's a man fighting against the odds.
Against doctors who want to treat his daughter's leukemia the wrong way. Against a research institute that puts profits before ethics. Odds enough to turn a responsible citizen into a desperate criminal...
A brilliant cancer researcher discovers his daughter is a victim of leukemia resulting from a chemical plant conspiracy that not only promises to kill her, but will destroy his career if he tries to fight it. With chilling accuracy and riveting suspense, Robin Cook portrays the struggle of one family searching for the truth from a corporation and a medical establishment all too willing to ignore the fate of one little girl...
ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Doctor and author Robin Cook is widely credited with introducing the word 'medical' to the thriller genre, and over twenty years after the publication of his breakthrough novel, Coma, he continues to dominate the category he created. Cook has successfully combined medical fact with fantasy to produce a over twenty-seven international bestsellers, including Outbreak (1987), Terminal (1993), Contagion (1996), Chromosome 6 (1997) and Foreign Body (2008).
Gripping - The New York Times Book Review;
A timely medical thriller...authentic, credible, his best yet. - Boston Sunday Herald;
A hard-to-put-down, fast-paced thriller... masterful suspense - Publishers Weekly.