"A Machiavellian plot . . . [and] a satisfying medical thriller." --Library Journal
order to save the president's life, a brilliant embryologist-- the
president's nephew & mdash made a "devil's bargain" with a secret group
of federal agents. But Tim Sullivan's illegal genetic manipulations of
human embryos place everyone he knows at risk. Before he can finish his
work, a freakish accident kills him and leaves only troubling questions
Now his partner, Ben McKay, and Tim's widow, Marnie, must
uncover the hidden truth about Tim's research before more lives are
swept away. In the process, they're forced to face their feelings for
each other and the dark secrets in their own pasts. This story of love,
loss, and danger crosses international borders from Mexico to the former
Soviet Union in order to answer one searing question: if Tim's research
is completed, what form will the strange and dangerous harvest take?
jealousy, and the ultimate meaning of love move this riveting story
through the dark labyrinth that may lie buried under breakthroughs in
genetic research and cloning.