Mortal Fear

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Mortal Fear

By Robin Cook

Berkley Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780425113882, 364pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1989


A harrowing medical nightmare on the cutting edge of genetic research, Mortal Fear goes into the controversial future of modern medicine. At a large Boston clinic, a world-class biologist stumbles upon a miraculous discovery, a major scientific breakthrough. Soon, healthy, middle-aged patients are dying of old age. And the ultimate experiment in terror begins...

About the Author
Robin Cook, M.D., is the author of more than thirty books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his wildly successful first novel, "Coma." He divides his time among Florida, New Hampshire, and Boston. His most recent novels include "Host," "Cell," and "Nano."