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Genesis

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
New York Times best-selling author Robin Cook takes on the ripped-from-the-headlines topic of harnessing DNA from ancestry websites to catch a killer in this timely and explosive new medical thriller.

When the body of 28-year-old social worker Kera Jacobsen shows up on Chief New York City Medical Examiner Laurie Montgomery's autopsy table, at first it appears she was the victim of a tragic yet routine drug overdose. But for Laurie and her new pathology resident, the brilliant but enigmatic Dr. Aria Nichols, little things aren't adding up. Kera's family and friends swear she never touched drugs. Administrators from the hospital where Kera worked are insisting the case be shrouded in silence. And although Kera was 10 weeks pregnant, nobody seems to know who the father was - or whether he holds the key to Kera's final moments alive.

As a medical emergency temporarily sidelines Laurie, impulsive Aria turns to a controversial new technique: using genealogical DNA databases to track down those who don't want to be found. Working with experts at a start-up ancestry website, she plans to trace the fetus' DNA back to likely male relatives in the hopes of identifying the mystery father.

But when Kera's closest friend and fellow social worker is murdered, the need for answers becomes even more urgent. Because someone out there clearly doesn't want Kera's secrets to come to light...and if Aria gets any closer to the truth, she and Laurie might find themselves a killer's next targets.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

December 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Genesis (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-4328-7182-X / 978-1-4328-7182-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2019 : UK Hardback
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Title: Genesis (Jack Stapleton and Laurie Montgomery)
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-5290-1911-7 / 978-1-5290-1911-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


December 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Genesis
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-525-54215-9 / 978-0-525-54215-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

December 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Genesis (Jack Stapleton and Laurie Montgomery)
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-5290-1912-5 / 978-1-5290-1912-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

December 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Genesis
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-593-10682-2 / 978-0-593-10682-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


December 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Genesis
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon   


December 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Genesis
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

December 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Genesis (Jack Stapleton and Laurie Montgomery)
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon UK   


December 2019 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: Genesis
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: Macmillan
Availability: Amazon AU   


December 2019 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Genesis
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA