Fatal Cure Author:Robin Cook Fatal Cure is a heart-stopping tale of intrigue and mystery set in the uncertain territory where medical care and financial pragmatism meet and where the unthinkable can happen. — Doctors Angela and David Wilson believe that they have found personal and professional bliss when they leave the stressaes of life in the inner city for a state of the ... more »art medical centre in scenic Vermont. For Angela and David, Bartlet seems to be a dream come true: a town with green lawns and crystal lakes that is an idyllic haven from urban crime and pollution. The move gives them a chance for a home of their own, renewed romance in their relationship and, most of all, a perfect environment for their nine-year-old-daughter, Nikki, who suffers from cystic fibrosis.
But all is not as it seems. After a resplendent fall, a stark landscape appears in Bartlet that reveals more than the skeletons of the trees. Swiftly the Wilsons' bliss disintegrates as mysterious and unexplained deaths become more than coincidences. A deadly mightmare threatens the family and Angela and David must fight not only for their careers but also for their lives.
From the acknowledged master of the medical thriller, Fatal Cure is a timely foray into the dark side of medical reform when economic pressure preys on human frailities.« less