Blindsight Author:Robin Cook Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your doctor or hospital, Robin Cook produces a new chiller that will make you think twice. From Cornea to Vital Signs, Cook's state of the art tales of medical horror have earned him vast following worldwide. And now comes Blindsight! With a theme reminiscent of Coma, here is Robin Cook at his dis... more »turbing, 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 families of the deceased uniformly swear their loved ones weren't involved in drugs, that curiosity intensifies. But her feelings turn to anger and frustration when her attempts to autopsy the bodies and investigate the deaths only find herself at odds with her superiors, the police department and relatives themselves. The reasons for the opposition range from political expediency, to religious belief, but Laurie senses that something far more menacing links the so-called random deaths. Jeopardizing her professional future, Lurie Montgomery sets out to uncover the truth-which leads her to a distinguished New York Hospital and beyond that to nightmare.
Robin Cook's Blindsight creates a chilling, haunting aura of terror and suspense, where fact and fiction imperceptibly merge.« less