Paula and George's faces reflected their horror.George Wilson, M.D., a radiology resident in Los Angeles, is about to enter a profession on the brink of an enormous paradigm shift, foreshadowing a vastly different role for doctors everywhere. A new smartphone app is being developed that is far more than a mere reference tool; rather it is a fully customization personal physician capable of diagnosing and treating patients more efficiently that the real thing. It is called iDoc. George's initial collision with this incredible innovation is devastating. He awakens one morning to find his fiancée dead in bed beside him, not long after she participated in an iDoc test. Then several of his patients die after undergoing imaging procedures. All of them had been part of the same beta test. Is it possible that iDoc is being subverted by hackers - and that the US government is involved in a cover-up? Despite threats to both his career and his freedom, George relentlessly seeks the truth, knowing that if he's right, the consequences could be lethal.
Robin Cook devises a brilliant story in a credible plot line in a thrilling perspective of a probable fiction like reality of a time to come. Although for some readers the book may sound to be heavy with clichés, the story is gripping enough and with action packed stirring climaxes the author succeeded in turning a tending to be average book into an interesting and top-notch fusion of groundbreaking medical science and edge-of-your seat suspense.
Deserves to be in the reading list of thriller lovers. I had received the review copy from Pan Macmillan India. Thank you Pan Macmillan India for giving me this opportunity. You can buy this book at Flipkart in case you live in India.