Blindsight Author:Robin Cook Just when you thought is was safe to go back to your doctor or your hospital, Robin Cook produces a new chiller that will make you think twice. From Coma to Vital Signs, Cook's state-of-the-art tales of medical horror have earned him a vast following worldwide. And now comes Blindsight! With a theme reminiscent of Coma, here is Robin Cook at his... more » disturbing, electrifying best. Set in Manhattan, BLINDSIGHT tells of city forensic pathologist Dr. Laurie Montgomery's battle to foil a plot of unimaginable evil. When a series of unrelated yuppie deaths by cocaine overdose are reported to the medical examiner's office, Dr. Montgomery's curiosity is piqued. As the friends and familes of the deceased uniformly swear that their loved ones weren't involved with drugs, that curiostiy intensifies. But her feelings turn to anger and frustration when she attemps to autopsy the bodies and investigate the death, only to find herself at odds with her superiors, the police deparment, and the relatives themselves. The reasons from the opposition ranges from political expediency to religious belief, but Laurie senses that something far more menacing links the so-called random death. Jeopardizing her professional future, Laurie Montgomery sets out to uncover the truth - which leads here to a distiguished New York hospital, and beyond that, to nightmare.« less
This book was a quick and enjoyable read that held my interest. I think it was a little more believable than some of the books that Cook has written. The characters are lacking something that his other characters seemed to have.