Death Benefit By Robin Cook
Book/Novel Author: Robin Cook
Book/Novel Title: Death Benefit
Pia Grazdani is an exceptional yet aloof medical student working closely with Columbia University Medical Centers premier scientist on cutting edge research that could revolutionize health care by creating replacement organs for critically ill patients. But when tragedy strikes in the lab, Pia, with the help of classmate George Wilson, launches an investigation into the unforeseen calamity in the hospitals supposedly secure biosafety lab.
Meanwhile, two ex-Wall Street whiz-kids think theyve found another loadstone in the nations multi-trillion dollar life insurance industry, and race to find ways to control actuarial data and securitize the policies of the aged and infirm to make another killing.
As Pia and George dig deeper into the events at the lab, one question remains unanswered: is someone attempting to manipulate private insurance information to allow investors to benefit from the deaths of others? **
“…a fascinating tale that never slows down.” ***Library Journal***
“Cook provides an interesting study of the strange bedfellows the biotech business and the mob might make…” ***Publishers Weekly***
### About the Author
**Dr. Robin Cook** is the author of thirty previous books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his wildly successful first novel, *Coma*. He divides his time between Florida and New Hampshire. His most recent bestsellers are *Cure* , *Intervention* , and *Foreign Body*.