Death Benefit

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Pia Grazdani is an exceptional yet aloof medical student working closely with Columbia University Medical Center’s premier scientist. Their cutting edge research could revolutionize health care; creating replacement organs. Thorough her work with the brilliant molecular geneticist Dr Tobias Rothman, Pia knows she will not only be given the chance to fulfil her professional ambitions – but also maybe finally all push aside memories of her difficult, abusive childhood.

However, tragedy strikes in the lab. Pia, with the help of infatuated classmate George Wilson, launches an investigation into the unforeseen calamity in the hospital’s supposedly secure biosafety lab.

Meanwhile, two ex-Wall Street whiz-kids think they have found another lodestone in the nation’s multi-trillion dollar life insurance industry, and race to find ways to control the data – and make a killing. And as Pia and George dig deeper into the events at the lab, matters become increasingly suspicious . . .

About Robin Cook

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 fiction to produce over twenty-seven international bestsellers, including Outbreak (1987), Terminal (1993), Contagion (1996), Chromosome 6 (1997), Foreign Body (2008), Intervention (2010) and most recently Cure (2011).

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Books by Robin Cook

Host
Host
Brain
Brain
Fatal Cure
Fatal Cure
Fever
Fever
Harmful Intent
Harmful Intent
Invasion
Invasion
Sphinx
Sphinx
Terminal
Terminal
Toxin
Toxin
Vector
Vector
Godplayer
Godplayer
Acceptable Risk
Acceptable Risk
Blindsight
Blindsight
Chromosome Six
Chromosome Six
Coma
Coma
Contagion
Contagion
Mindbend
Mindbend
Mortal Fear
Mortal Fear
Mutation
Mutation
Outbreak
Outbreak
Vital Signs
Vital Signs
Cell
Cell
Nano
Nano
Seizure
Seizure
Shock
Shock
Critical
Critical
Intervention
Intervention
Cure
Cure
Foreign Body
Foreign Body
Crisis
Crisis
Marker
Marker