The explosive new thriller from New York Times-bestselling author and master of the medical thriller, Robin Cook.

Lynn Peirce, a fourth-year medical student at South Carolina's Mason-Dixon University, thinks she has her life figured out. But when her otherwise healthy boyfriend, Carl, enters the hospital for routine surgery, her neatly ordered life is thrown into total chaos. Carl fails to return to consciousness after the procedure, and an MRI confirms brain death.
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"A medical thriller cannot get any better than "Host." —Associated Press

"[A] terrifying excursion into the world of medicine, money, manipulation and one of the most pressing ethical and public policy issues of our time." —Huffington Post


Robin Cook

Robin Cook is a #1 New York Times bestselling author. He has written 32 international bestsellers.

Doctor and author Robin Cook is widely credited with introducing the word "medical" to the thriller genre, and thirty-four years after publication of his breakthrough novel, Coma, he continues to dominate the category he created. Read more



CELL, by Robin Cook


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The smartphone is poised to take on a new role in medicine, no longer as a mere medical app but rather as a fully customizable personal physician capable of diagnosing and treating even better than the real thing. It is called iDoc.

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NANO, now in paperback


Now available in paperback

Intrigued by the promise of the burgeoning field of medical technology and the chance to clear her head, Pia Grazdani takes a job at Nano, LLC, a lavishly funded, security-conscious nanotechnology insititute.

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