With his finger on the pulse of the latest medical technology, Robin Cook preys on our deepest fears with uncanny skill. Now, in his most provocative thriller, he explores a sudden outbreak of strange new symptoms that defy diagnosis. The cause is unknownan unknowablebecause it is unlike anything humankind has ever seen...
Pia Grazdani, the embattled medical student from Death Benefit, decides to take a year off from her medical studies and takes a job at Nano, LLC, a lavishly funded, security-conscious nanotechnology institute.
Wall Street whizzes turn their attentions to the twenty-five-trillion-dollar life-insurance industry, hoping to make a financial killing.