By Allen Wyler
Whereas conversing at a Hong Kong clinical convention, neurosurgeon Dr. Lucas McCrae slips the material off a cadaver's head in the course of a regimen clinical demonstration, and is beaten with the surprise of what's staring again at him: his ally, Andy Baer. surprised, McCrae races again to Seattle to find that Andy is in reality lacking. He can have been murdered via a gang of physique snatchers who function a authentic funeral company and make a fortune by means of promoting recovered physique elements to clinical researchers. McCrae groups up with an not likely pair a gorgeous yet hardnosed lady cop and a gang member whose relatives was once victimized through the physique components ring to aim and disclose a macabre internet of corruption that consists of legislations enforcement, politicians, funeral domestic curators, and murdered prostitutes. the world over popular neurosurgeon Allen Wyler takes us deep right into a nightmarish situation, shockingly ripped from fresh headlines, and can provide a horrifically believable, page-turning mystery.
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An odd affectation, Lucas thought. “He brought them? ” He just took it for granted the material would show up, maybe using DHL, FedEx, or a similar overnight service. Maybe all you had to do 38 | A L L E N W Y L E R was fill out an order form on the Internet, and at the scheduled time the material appeared. But now that he thought about that, it seemed incredibly idiotic for various reasons. The biggest being that packages were sometimes lost or delayed. There had to be better delivery assurance than an Internet tracking number.
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