By Robin Cook
The New York Times–bestselling writer and grasp of the clinical mystery returns with a top-notch fusion of groundbreaking scientific technological know-how and edge-of-your-seat suspense.
George Wilson, M.D., a radiology resident in la, is ready to go into a career close to a major paradigm shift, foreshadowing a drastically diverse position for medical professionals in every single place. The phone is poised to tackle a brand new position in medication, now not as an insignificant clinical app yet quite as a completely customizable own health care professional in a position to diagnosing and treating even greater than the true factor. it's referred to as iDoc.
George's preliminary collision with this marvelous innovation is devastating. He awakens one morning to discover his fiancée useless in mattress along him, no longer lengthy after she participated in an iDoc beta attempt. Then numerous of his sufferers die after present process imaging tactics. them all have been a part of an analogous beta test.
Is it attainable that iDoc is being subverted by means of hackers—and that the U.S. govt is all for a cover-up? regardless of threats to either his profession and his freedom, George relentlessly seeks the reality, understanding that if he's correct, the results may be deadly.
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All right, let’s say you do kill Bourne. ” There was in what anyone else might be termed a twinkle in the colonel’s eye, but to Halliday, who was still trying to get the measure of him, it seemed as if someone had walked over Bourne’s grave. Death had winked at him. “I know that look, Mr. Smith. I know you’re expecting the worst—a high payment. ” Karpov nodded. “You have me entirely, Mr. ” The two men laughed at the same time, but their tones were absolutely different. ” Halliday made a tent of his fingers.
It was well told that Americans overseas only wanted to speak English. “Good. ” But instead of beginning, he stared at a wall full of very bad portraits of jazz greats like Miles Davis and John Coltrane, copied, he had no doubt, from press photos. After seeing the colonel in the flesh he had begun to have second thoughts about this meeting. For one thing, he was younger than Halliday had imagined. His blond hair was thick, without the slightest wave, and cut short in the style of the Russian military.
The air was soft and cool, as yet innocent of the harsh sun that would turn the sky white in a few hours’ time. The early hour had been deliberately chosen. As expected, there was no traffic to speak of, just a young boy at the far end of the block teaching himself to ride a bicycle. A sanitation truck lumbered around the corner at the opposite end of the block, its huge brushes beginning to spin whatever dirt there might be on the nearly immaculate street into the truck’s belly. Again, the sight was utterly normal; the residents of this neighborhood all had pull with the municipal government, and they were proud of the fact that their streets were always the first to be cleaned each day.
Cell by Robin Cook