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  • RISK FACTOR. by Atkins, Charles.
    Atkins, Charles.
    RISK FACTOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1999) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A psychological thriller set in Boston - the second novel by this author who is a practising psychiatrist. SIGNED on the title page. 244 pp. ISBN: 0-312-209207.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68377
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  • THE CRADLE WILL FALL. by Clark, Mary Higgins
    Clark, Mary Higgins
    THE CRADLE WILL FALL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (1980.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fourth suspense novel by this extremely popular writer, set in a small New Jersey town. 314 pp, Dust jacket by Paul Bacon. ISBN: 0-671-25268-2.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket (usual toning to the spine and edges of the dust jacket.).

    Book ID: 53792
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  • VITAL SIGNS. by Cook, Robin.
    Cook, Robin.
    VITAL SIGNS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1991.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Medical thriller involving the world of reproductive technologies. Bibliography. 396 pp. ISBN: 0-399-135758.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 53627
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  • MORTAL FEAR. by Cook, Robin.
    Cook, Robin.
    MORTAL FEAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Medical thriller involving DNA research, set in Boston, 364 pp. ISBN: 0-399-133186.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 47534
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  • VECTOR. by Cook, Robin.
    Cook, Robin.
    VECTOR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Medical thriller set in New York City, involving biological weapons and featuring forensic pathologists Dr. Jack Stapleton and Dr. Laurie Montgomery. Author's note, bibliography, glossary. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-399-144714.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47535
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  • Crichton, Michael.
    THE TERMINAL MAN.

    Edition: 2nd printing (before publication.)

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1972. dj. Hardcover - Another thriller on the cutting edge of medical technology - in this book, surgical-electrical mind control. Crichton's 4th book, 3rd novel (2nd under his own name.). ISBN: 0-394-447689.

    Condition: Good in good dust jacket (some spine slant, wear to dj at corner folds and top of spine.)

    Book ID: 36316
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  • THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN. by Crichton, Michael.
    Crichton, Michael.
    THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. dj. Hardcover first edition - Crichton's first book under his own name, a now classic thriller of 'the world's first space age biological emergency' as a team of scientists rush to find an antidote to a deadly unknown organism brought back to earth by a space ship. Basis for the movie of the same name. True first printings in collectable condition are rather harder to find than it might appear; since this book was a Book of the Month club selection, 'false firsts' are quite common. (This copy has the original price of 5.95 still present on the dustjacket.) References. 295 pp. Dust jacket by Paul Bacon.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (hint of spine slant, some wear to dj at ends of spine, creasing on flaps)

    Book ID: 65199
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  • Cuthbert, Margaret.
    THE SILENT CRADLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1998. dj. Hardcover first edition - First novel, a medical thriller set in Berkeley, California, by this African American author who is herself a medical doctor practicing in Berkeley. ISBN: 0-671-015133.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (some toning to the paper.)

    Book ID: 25124
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  • LIE STILL. by Farris, David.
    Farris, David.
    LIE STILL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Morrow (imprint of Harper Collins), (2003) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first novel by this prominent heart surgeon, a medical thriller set in a small town hospital in Arizona. SIGNED on the title page. 372 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0505540.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60665
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  • HARVEST. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    HARVEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this former doctor - a medical thriller revolving around organ donations. SIGNED on the title page. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-671-553011.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 39212
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  • BODY DOUBLE. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    BODY DOUBLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Medical thriller featuring Boston medical examiner Maura Isles and homicide detective Jane Rizzoli. Isles finds herself performing an autopsy on a woman who is a "dead ringer" for herself and dna evidence reveals that it is her twin sister. Stephen King called her books 'an automatic must-read in my house...[she is] even better than Crichton.'ISIGNED on the title page. 339 pp. ISBN: 0-345-458931.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75059
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  • GRAVITY. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    GRAVITY.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Pocket Books, 1999. SIGNED first edition - A medical thriller - Stephen King called her books 'an automatic must-read in my house...[she is] even better than Crichton.' The film rights to this novel - about single cell organisms which evolve and bcome deadly - were sold before this book was even published - but Gerritsen was given no credit for the film "Gravity" featuring Sandra Bullock (and very similar to the final quarter of this book) in large part because the company which bought the rights (New Line) was taken over by Warner Bros and Gerritsen was not able to prevail in a suit for breach of contract. Even more interesting, the 2017 film "Life" is very…

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    New York: Pocket Books, 1999. SIGNED first edition - A medical thriller - Stephen King called her books 'an automatic must-read in my house...[she is] even better than Crichton.' The film rights to this novel - about single cell organisms which evolve and bcome deadly - were sold before this book was even published - but Gerritsen was given no credit for the film "Gravity" featuring Sandra Bullock (and very similar to the final quarter of this book) in large part because the company which bought the rights (New Line) was taken over by Warner Bros and Gerritsen was not able to prevail in a suit for breach of contract. Even more interesting, the 2017 film "Life" is very similar to the first part of this novel - but still no credit to Gerritsen. SIGNED on the title page. Includes glossary. 342 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74986
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  • HARVEST. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    HARVEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this former doctor - a medical thriller revolving around organ donations. SIGNED on the title page. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-671-553011.

    Condition: Good in a near fine dust jacket. (peeled spot and whiteout on front endpaper, tape ghosts on boards.)

    Book ID: 39875
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  • VANISH. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    VANISH.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2005.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller by this former doctor, set in Boston, and featuring Detective Jane Rizzoli. Stephen King called her books 'an automatic must-read in my house...[she is] even better than Crichton.' SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Nero Award. 336 pp. ISBN: 0-345-476972.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 51323
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  • HARVEST. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    HARVEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this former doctor - a medical thriller revolving around organ donations. SIGNED on the title page. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-671-553011.

    Condition: Good in a very good dust jacket. (staining to outer edges of textblock)

    Book ID: 65745
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  • THE KEEPSAKE. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    THE KEEPSAKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2008.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller set in Boston, featuring medical examiner Maura Isles and homicide detective Jane Rizzoli.SIGNED on the title page. 349 pp. ISBN: 978-0345497628.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 65748
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  • DIE AGAIN. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    DIE AGAIN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (2014.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Thriller set in Botswana, where all except one member of a wilderness safari are murdered and in Boston, where a big game hunter and taxidermist is found gutted and hung. Features medical examiner Maura Isles and homicide detective Jane Rizzoli. SIGNED on the title page. 320 pp. ISBN: 978-0345543851.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75208
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  • HARVEST. by Gerritsen, Tess.
    Gerritsen, Tess.
    HARVEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1996. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this former doctor - a medical thriller revolving around organ donations. SIGNED on the title page. 344 pp. ISBN: 0-671-553011.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75015
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  • HEAT SHOCK. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    HEAT SHOCK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2003.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Medical thriller by this award-winning African-American writer (winner of the Chester Himes Award and author of the Denver bail bondsman CJ Floyd mystery series.) As a professor of pathology, this is an area about which Greer can write knowledgeably. Features an interesting new heroine: Dr. Carmen Nguyen, half black and half Vietnamese, who reluctantly agrees to the dying request of Luke Redstone, an aging ex-miner and breeding of fighting cocks, who contracted a rare cancer while living in the yellow-cake hills of Colorado. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-7536.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60520
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  • HEAT SHOCK. by Greer, Robert.
    Greer, Robert.
    HEAT SHOCK.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Warner, (2003.). SIGNED first edition - Medical thriller by this award-winning African-American writer (winner of the Chester Himes Award and author of the Denver bail bondsman CJ Floyd mystery series.) As a professor of pathology, this is an area about which Greer can write knowledgeably. Features an interesting new heroine: Dr. Carmen Nguyen, half black and half Vietnamese, who reluctantly agrees to the dying request of Luke Redstone, an aging ex-miner and breeding of fighting cocks, who contracted a rare cancer while living in the yellow-cake hills of Colorado. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 308 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (some spotting to edges of textblock, other minor wear) Publisher's letter laid in.

    Book ID: 62350
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  • Greer, Robert.
    HEAT SHOCK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Warner, (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Medical thriller by this award-winning African-American writer (winner of the Chester Himes Award and author of the Denver bail bondsman CJ Floyd mystery series.) As a professor of pathology, this is an area about which Greer can write knowledgeably. Features an interesting new heroine: Dr. Carmen Nguyen, half black and half Vietnamese, who reluctantly agrees to the dying request of Luke Redstone, an aging ex-miner and breeding of fighting cocks, who contracted a rare cancer while living in the yellow-cake hills of Colorado. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-89296-7536.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 37786
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  • Harrison, Harry and Marvin Minsky.
    THE TURING OPTION.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: The Viking Press, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An expert on artificial intelligence and a noted science fiction writer collaborated on this medical thriller set in the near future - in California in 2023. 422 pp. ISBN: 0-776-515655.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 40326
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  • DO NO HARM. by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew.
    Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew.
    DO NO HARM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His third thriller, set at an emergency room in Los Angeles, where a doctor must make the difficult ethical choice to care for a patient who was also a brutal assailant of the hospital staff. SIGNED on the title page. 388 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0008865.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 65970
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  • DO NO HARM. by Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew.
    Hurwitz, Gregg Andrew.
    DO NO HARM.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: William H. Morrow, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - His third thriller, set at an emergency room in Los Angeles, where a doctor must make the difficult ethical choice to care for a patient who was also a brutal assailant of the hospital staff. SIGNED on the title page. 388 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0008865.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (remainder line)

    Book ID: 62453
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  • Jacobson, Alan.
    FALSE ACCUSATIONS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Pocket Books, 1999. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, a story of psychological suspense. Dr. Madison, a Sacramento orthopedic surgeon is charged with a double homicide. Laid in is a flyer announcing an 'autograph party.'. ISBN: 0-671-02678x.

    Condition: INSCRIBED by the author 'To ... it was nice meeting you! Enjoy the book.' and dated in the year of publication. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 27876
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  • ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE HADES FACTOR. by Lynds, Gayle and Robert Ludlum.
    Lynds, Gayle and Robert Ludlum.
    ROBERT LUDLUM'S THE HADES FACTOR.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: St Martin's Griffin, (2000). SIGNED first edition - A Covert -One novel. "A homeless man in Boston, an Army Major in California and a teenage girl in Atlanta all die suddenly and painfully - each the victim of a unknown doomsday virus." The first novel in this series of international thrillers created by Ludlum and written by Lynds.SIGNED by Lynds on the title page. 432 pp. ISBN: 0-312-264372.

    Condition: Good only in illustrated wrappers (usual toning to the pages, some wear to the covers)

    Book ID: 62500
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  • Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    SYMBIONT: Parasitology Book 2.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A technological thriller - or horror story - set in the near future, by this award-winning author. "THE ENEMY IS INSIDE US. The SymboGen designed tapeworms were created to relieve humanity of disease and sickness. But the implants in the majority of the world's population began attacking their hosts, turning them into a ravenous horde. Now those who do not appear to be afflicted are being gathered for quarantine as panic spreads, but Sal and her companions must discover how the tapeworms are taking over their hosts, what their eventual goal is, and how they can be stopped." SIGNED on the title page. 516 pp. ISBN: 978-0316218993.

    Condition: Ex-library but with very few markings (stamp on front endpaper, tape ghosts) and overall very good - tight and clean in a fine unmarked dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70856
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  • SYMBIONT: Parasitology Book 2. by Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    SYMBIONT: Parasitology Book 2.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A technological thriller - or horror story - set in the near future, by this award-winning author. "THE ENEMY IS INSIDE US. The SymboGen designed tapeworms were created to relieve humanity of disease and sickness. But the implants in the majority of the world's population began attacking their hosts, turning them into a ravenous horde." SIGNED on the title page. 516 pp. ISBN: 978-0316218993.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70034
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  • PARASITE: Parasitology Book 1. by Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    Mira Grant (pseudonym of Seanan McGuire)
    PARASITE: Parasitology Book 1.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Orbit / Hachette, (2013). First edition - A technological thriller - or horror story - set in the near future, by this award-winning author. Nominated for the Hugo. 502 pp. ISBN: 978-0316218924.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70885
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  • THE FIFTH VIAL. by Palmer, Michael.
    Palmer, Michael.
    THE FIFTH VIAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2007.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A medical thriller from an author who knows this world from the inside. In addition to being a fast moving and entertaining novel, this deals with serious medical ethical issues. SIGNED on the title page. Author's note. 372 pp. ISBN: 9780312343538.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 57235
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