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Intervention

(2009)
(The ninth book in the Jack Stapleton / Laurie Montgomery series)
A novel by

 
 
New York Times-bestselling author Robin Cook returns with another ripped-from-the-headlines medical thriller, where DNA science, biotechnology, and religion collide.

I t's been more than thirty years since New York City medical examiner Jack Stapleton's college graduation and almost as long since he'd been in touch with former classmates Shawn Doherty and Kevin Murray. Once a highly regarded ophthalmologist, Jack's career took a dramatic turn after a tragic accident that destroyed his family. But that, too, is very much in the past: Jack has remarried - to longtime colleague and fellow medical examiner Laurie Montgomery - and is the father of a young child. But his renegade, activist personality can't rest, and after performing a postmortem on a young college student who had recently been treated by a chiropractor, Jack decides to explore alternative medicine. What makes some people step outside the medical establishment to seek care from practitioners of Eastern philosophies and even faith healers?

Jack's classmate Shawn Doherty is now a renowned archeologist and biblical scholar at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, whose taste for good wine and generally deteriorating health are taking a toll on his career. He has recently obtained permission for a final dig beneath Saint Peter's, and despite his long-standing grudge against the Catholic Church, begins his research - which eventually takes him to Jerusalem and Venice - only to make a startling discovery with ecclesiastical and medical implications. And when Kevin Murray, now Bishop of the Archdiocese of New York, gets wind of Shawn's findings, he's desperate to keep them from the public. Kevin has strong political ambitions within the Church, but his association with Shawn threatens to undermine them. Kevin turns to his old friend Jack to help protect an explosive secret - one with the power to change lives forever.

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Hardback Editions

2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-230-74363-3 / 978-0-230-74363-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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2010 : UK Hardback
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-4084-5928-0 / 978-1-4084-5928-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: MacMillan, City & Guilds
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August 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-399-15570-8 / 978-0-399-15570-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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August 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: Intervention (Basic)
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-4104-1591-0 / 978-1-4104-1591-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : UK Paperback

Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-4084-5929-9 / 978-1-4084-5929-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Paragon
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September 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-330-50985-3 / 978-0-330-50985-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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July 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-59413-385-9 / 978-1-59413-385-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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June 2010 : USA Paperback
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-425-23538-6 / 978-0-425-23538-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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August 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-230-74364-1 / 978-0-230-74364-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Macmillan
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Audio Editions

June 2014 : USA Audio CD

Title: UC Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-61176-341-X / 978-1-61176-341-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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December 2009 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 1-4407-2709-0 / 978-1-4407-2709-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2009 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
ISBN: 0-14-314457-X / 978-0-14-314457-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
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August 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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August 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Kindle Editions

March 2011 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Intervention
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: Pan
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July 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Intervention (Jack Stapleton & Laurie Montgomery series Book 9)
Author(s): Robin Cook
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA