Search Results: "Robin Cook"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2003

"All in all, a well-paced, nuanced contribution to the history of exploration."
A richly detailed life of perhaps the greatest maritime explorer in history. Read full book review >

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NANO by Robin Cook
Released: Dec. 4, 2012

"A by-the-numbers thriller with no surprises but with the usual satisfactions."
A medical/scientific thriller from Cook (Vital Signs, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >

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ROBIN HOOD by Margaret Early
adapted by Margaret Early, illustrated by Margaret Early
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: June 1, 1996

"Read this copy indoors with velvet gloves on, and save Howard Pyle's classic telling to read outside under the trees. (Picture book/folklore. 10+)"
Early (Sleeping Beauty, 1993, etc.) now adds the tales of Sir Robin to her artistic retellings of classics. Read full book review >

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HOST by Robin Cook
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"Essentially a rewrite of Cook's first blockbuster, Coma (1977), plugging in big pharma and amoral Russian oligarchs as 21st-century villains."
Blending a witch's brew of weird science and unbridled greed, Cook's (Cell, 2014, etc.) newest medical thriller will boost the blood pressure of anyone facing hospitalization.Read full book review >

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CELL by Robin Cook
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 4, 2014

"A disappointing attempt to link medicine and technology."
Cook's latest thriller (Nano, 2012, etc.). Read full book review >

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VECTOR by Robin Cook
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 1, 1999

"Not really a thought to minimize, as his cautionary tale observes."
39914471.499 Cook, Robin VECTOR Doctor Cook, King of the Mind-bending Medical Thriller (from Coma to Invasion to Toxin), returns with a swoon-worthy killer-poison more dangerous than any before it.. Read full book review >

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INTERVENTION by Robin Cook
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 11, 2009

"Just the book for the beach bag—or a transatlantic flight to Rome or Jerusalem."
Seems everybody else has been on lost-codex-shakes-ancient-religion turf. Why not Cook (Foreign Body, 2008, etc.)? Read full book review >

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SHOCK by Robin Cook
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

"Administers more of a routine physical than a real shock, but lots of fun anyway, with Deborah a great sidekick. The girls' masterful verbal swordplay is quite enough to keep the pages singing."
Bestselling Cook (Vector, 1999, etc.) lets loose another infectious medical thriller, this one a delightfully readable though oddly girlish effort that could well be titled Nancy Drew and the Missing Ovary. Read full book review >

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BLINDSIGHT by Robin Cook
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 6, 1992

"A slack and ragged retread, with Cook parodying himself in a tale that's about as stylish and suspenseful as an eye-chart. (Literary Guild Dual Selection for February)"
An ironically revealing title for ophthalmologist Cook's fuzziest novel in years—an awesomely inept medical/crime thriller about a forensic pathologist up against the mob. Read full book review >

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VITAL SIGNS by Robin Cook
Released: Jan. 3, 1990

Poor Marissa Blumenthal. Read full book review >

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COCK ROBIN by Barbara Cooney
Released: Oct. 1, 1965

"In the 19th century, historians of education say, Cock Robin was acted out by school children."
Who killed Cook Robin? Read full book review >