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Vitals

By: "Bear, Greg"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345423344

ISBN: 0345423348

Condition: GOOD


Blending fierce, fast plots with vivid characters and mind-bending ideas, Greg Bear has mastered a powerful alchemy of suspense, science, and action in his gripping thrillers. "Darwin's Radio" was hailed across the country as one of the best books of the year. His newest novel, "Vitals," ""begins with a harrowing descent to a netherworld at the very bottom of the sea-and then explodes to the surface in sheer terror. Hal Cousins is one of a handful of scientists nearing the most sought after discovery in human history: the key to short-circuiting the aging process. Fueled by a wealth of res... View more info

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The Plague Tales

By: "Benson, Ann"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dell:

Seller ID: 9780440225102

ISBN: 0440225108

Condition: very good


It is history's most feared disease. It turned neighbor against neighbor, the civilized into the savage, and the living into the dead. Now, in a spellbinding novel of adventure and science, romance and terror, two eras are joined by a single trace of microscopic bacterium--the invisible seeds of a new bubonic plague. In the year 1348, a disgraced Spanish physician crosses a landscape of horrors to Avignon, France. There, he will be sent on an impossible mission to England, to save the royal family from the Black Death.... Nearly seven hundred years later, a woman scientist digs up a cl... View more info

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Embolus

By: "Birken, Gary"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425207352

ISBN: 0425207358

Condition: GOOD


At Gillette Trauma Hospital, patients of Dr. Runyon have been dying--all victims of a pulmonary embolus, a fatal blood clot. Journalist David Airoway has been investigating--until he ends up a patient. And now his sister, a surgeon, must expose a deadly conspiracy, before Dr. Runyon takes care of her brother, too. View more info

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The Procedure

By: "Clement, Peter"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Fawcett:

Seller ID: 9780449006221

ISBN: 0449006220

Condition: GOOD


"Heartpounding suspense," hailed Entertainment Weekly of Peter Clement's first medical thriller, Lethal Practice. Now the former ER physician has done it again--combining his technical expertise with a page-burning plot to create a chillingly plausible novel of suspense. With authentic detail and a surgeon's precision, Clement captures the tense, electrifying atmosphere of a big city hospital turned into a flash point. For in Fatal Medicine, one threat is more dangerous than contagion: the threat of human beings deciding who should live and who should die. . . . Death is a daily, somet... View more info

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Harmful Intent

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: BERKLEY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780425125465

ISBN: 0425125467

Condition: GOOD


It should have been a routine childbirth. But somehow, the mother died in the delivery, the baby was born brain-damaged, and Jeffrey Rhodes, the anesthesiologist, is running for his life. Charged with malpractice, he is found guilty of harmful intent and reckless disregard for human life. To clear his name, Rhodes must follow a fugitive trail into the heart of medical nightmare. A trail that, for some, may end in suicide--and for others, in the most shocking conspiracy of our time... View more info

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Outbreak

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUB GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780425106877

ISBN: 042510687X

Condition: GOOD


Murder and intrigue reach epidemic proportions when a devastating plague sweeps the country. Dr. Marissa Blumenthal of the Atlanta Centers for Disease Control investigates--and soon uncovers the medical world's deadliest secret... View more info

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Invasion

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $2.50

Seller ID: 9780425155400

ISBN: 0425155404

Condition: GOOD


The sudden outbreak of a strange new virus defies diagnosis -- because it is unlike anything humankind has ever seen... View more info

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Vital Signs

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425131763

ISBN: 0425131769

Condition: GOOD


Pediatrician Melissa Blumenthal will try any scientific method available to conceive--until the horrible secrets of an urban clinic erupt in a nightmare of staggering proportions... View more info

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Acceptable Risk

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425151860

ISBN: 0425151867

Condition: GOOD


Robin Cook has always been on the cutting edge of the latest medical controversies. In Acceptable Risk, he confronts one of the most provocative issues of our time: personality-altering drugs and the complex moral questions they raise. Neuroscientist Edward Armstrong has managed to isolate a psychotropic drug with a strange and dark history--one that may account for the public hysteria during the Salem witch trials. In a brilliant designer-drug transformation, it is developed into an antidepressant with truly startling therapeutic capabilities. But who can be sure the drug is safe for consumer... View more info

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Vector

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425172995

ISBN: 0425172996

Condition: GOOD


New York City cab driver Yuri Davydov is a disgruntled Russian emigre poised to lash out at the adoptive nation he believes has denied him the American Dream. A former technician in the Soviet biological weapons system, Biopreparat, Yuri possesses the knowledge to wreak havoc in his new home. But before he executes his planned piece de resistance of vengeance, he experiments first on his suspicious live-in girlfriend, then on a few poor-tipping fares.... Dr. Jack Stapleton and Dr. Laurie Montgomery (both last seen in Chromosome 6) begin to witness some unusual cases in their capacity as forens... View more info

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Abduction

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425177365

ISBN: 042517736X

Condition: GOOD


The world's bestselling master of the medical thriller, Robin Cook skillfully combines human drama and high-tech thrills with the latest breakthroughs and controversies of modern medicine. Now, in his most daring novel yet, a mysterious transmission from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean leads a crew of oceanographers and divers to a phenomenon beyond scientific understanding - a discovery that will change everything we know about life on Earth... View more info

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Toxin

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425166611

ISBN: 0425166619

Condition: GOOD


Newly divorced surgeon Dr. Kim Regis is determined to remain a good father to his only son, Selden. On a special night out, Kim takes Seldon to his favorite fast-food restaurant for a feast of burgers and fries. But the good time turns to tragedy: the young boy becomes gravely ill and dies as a result of poisoning by E. coli. bacteria found in the meat. Was Seldon's death a result of shoddy food-handling practices? Or was it a sophisticated case of product tampering - by a rival fast-foot giant or a disgruntled employee? Or perhaps by someone with a score to settle with Kim? Taking a leave fro... View more info

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COMA

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet:

Edition: 25

Seller ID: 9780451207395

ISBN: 0451207394

Condition: GOOD


They called it "minor surgery," but Nancy Greenly, Sean Berman, and a dozen others--all admitted to Boston Memorial Hospital for routine procedures were victims of the same inexplicable, hideous tragedy on the operating table. They never woke up. . . . View more info

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Shock

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425182864

ISBN: 042518286X

Condition: GOOD


Two graduate students decide to solve their financial problems by becoming egg donors at an exclusive, highly profitable fertility clinic on Boston's North Shore. But second thoughts and curiosity prompt the two women to find out more about their donated eggs. Obtaining employment at the clinic under aliases, they soon discover the horrifying aims of its research, immediately putting their lives--and their sanity--irrevocably at risk... Posited on up-to-the-minute science, Shock is a spine-tingling novel of medicine run amok by the bestselling master of medical suspense. View more info

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Foreign Body

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425228951

ISBN: 0425228959

Condition: very good


In this chilling new novel from the one and only Robin Cook, New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton rush to India to help a UCLA student investigating medical tourism-and a sinister global conspiracy. View more info

Crisis

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780425216576

Condition: GOOD


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Intervention

By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780425235386

ISBN: 0425235386

Condition: very good


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... View more info

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The Miracle Strain: A Genetic Thriller

By: "Cordy, Michael"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 9780380730421

ISBN: 0380730421

Condition: GOOD


Famed geneticist Dr. Tom Carter's worst nightmares come true when his wife is slain by an assassin's bullet and his nine-year-old daughter is diagnosed with incurable brain cancer. Carter now needs a miracle to save his little girl; and one is waiting for him in a cave in the Middle East...and in the guarded DNA of the greatest healer in history. View more info

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"Arctic Fire (Carrier, No. 9)"

By: "Douglass, Keith"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515120844

ISBN: 0515120847

Condition: GOOD


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Texas-Sized Trouble (Cattlemen Crime Club)

By: "Han, Barb"

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Harlequin:

Seller ID: 9781335720795

ISBN: 1335720790

Condition: GOOD


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