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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,013 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Robin Cook Narrator: George Guidall Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Jack Stapleton / Laurie Montgomery Series Release Date:
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Behind the prim gates of the Greenwich, Connecticut, McMansions, Wall Street whizzes turn their attentions from mortgages to another possible profit source: the $25 trillion life-insurance industry. By securitizing the policies of the old and sick, they hope to make another financial killing.

At the same time, Natalie Savondnik and Ronald Goodall—two exceptional yet aloof medical residents—are working closely with their medical center's premier scientist on cutting-edge diabetes research. When their mentor dies suddenly, they launch a quiet investigation. As they dig deeper, it becomes clear that the scientist's death was not from natural causes. Is it possible someone is manipulating private life insurance information to allow investors to benefit from the deaths of others?

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Quotes & Awards

  • ...a fascinating tale that never slows down. Library Journal
  • Cook provides an interesting study of the strange bedfellows the biotech business and the mob might make... Publishers Weekly

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lisa Ainsworth | 2/20/2014

    " Loved this book, but then Cook & Crichton are two that seldom go wrong in my opinion. This topic was esp. interesting & timely for the world today & in my life. I have a special place in my heart for stem cell research & organ regeneration. Transplants are needed by so many & how can we keep it from becoming a "money making or stealing" program? My favorite books are character driven & the main character of Pia & the ex-Wall street wizard made me furious while keeping me turning the pages. As usual, Robin Cook can do no wrong in keeping me coming back for more. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sue | 2/18/2014

    " Slightly disappointing compared to some of Robin Cook's other books. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jim | 2/3/2014

    " I like the story line but too slow developing "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rohini Gupta | 1/28/2014

    " I wish there was more of Jack and Laurie in the book but I still enjoyed this one... "

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