<p>Robin Cook's "pressure cooker of a thriller" (<i>Booklist</i>) takes medical technology into a new realm, where everything we know about the human body-and the universe we live in-is about to be challenged.</p>
<p>With his finger on the pulse of the latest technology, Robin Cook preys on readers' deepest fears with uncanny skill. Now, in his most provocative thriller to date, he explores a sudden outbreak of strange new symptoms that defy diagnosis. The cause is unknown and unknowable, because it is unlike anything humankind has ever seen. A major NBC television event!