Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Robin Cook books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.
1. Pandemic (A Medical Thriller) (2019)
When a young, seemingly healthy woman collapses suddenly on a New York City subway car and dies upon reaching the hospital, her case is chalked up to a virulent strain of influenza. That is, until she ends up on veteran medical examiner Jack Stapleton’s autopsy table, where Jack discovers some striking anomalies: First, that the young woman has had a heart transplant, and second, that her DNA matches that of the transplanted heart. After two other victims succumb to a similar rapid death, Jack fears the city is facing an unprecedented pandemic. But the…
2. Charlatans (A Medical Thriller) (2018)
Newly minted chief resident at Boston Memorial Hospital Noah Rothauser is swamped in his new position, from managing the surgical schedules to dealing with the fallout from patient deaths. Known for its medical advances, the famed teaching hospital has fitted several ORs as “hybrid operating rooms of the future”–an improvement that seems positive until an anesthesia error during a routine procedure results in the death of an otherwise healthy man. Noah suspects Dr. William Mason, an egotistical, world-class surgeon, of an error during the operation and for tampering with the patient’s…
3. Coma (Mulholland Classic) (2014)
They called it “minor surgery,” but Nancy Greenly, Sean Berman and a dozen others–all admitted to Boston Memorial Hospital for routine procedures–were victims of the same inexplicable, hideous tragedy on the operating table. They never woke up.Susan Wheeler is a third-year medical student working as a trainee at Boston Memorial Hospital. Two patients during her residency mysteriously go into comas immediately after their operations due to complications from anesthesia. Susan begins to investigate the causes behind both of these alarming comas…
4. Host (A Medical Thriller) (2016)
Lynn Peirce, a fourth-year medical student at South Carolina’s Mason-Dixon University, thinks she has her life figured out. But when her otherwise healthy boyfriend, Carl, enters the hospital for routine surgery, her neatly ordered life is thrown into total chaos. Carl fails to return to consciousness after the procedure, and an MRI confirms brain death. Devastated by Carl’s condition, Lynn searches for answers. Convinced there’s more to the story than what the authorities are willing to…
5. Cell (A Medical Thriller) (2014)
George Wilson, M.D., a radiology resident in Los Angeles, is about to enter a profession on the brink of an enormous paradigm shift, foreshadowing a vastly different role for doctors everywhere. The smartphone is poised to take on a new role in medicine, no longer as a mere medical app but rather as a fully customizable personal physician capable of diagnosing and treating even better than the real thing. It is called iDoc.George’s initial collision with this incredible innovation is devastating. He awakens one morning to find his fiancée dead in bed alongside him, not long after she participated in an iDoc beta test….
6. Cure (A Medical Thriller) (2011)
With her son’s illness in complete remission, New York City medical examiner Laurie Montgomery returns to work-and finds her first case back to be a dangerous puzzle of the highest order, involving organized crime and two start- up biotech companies caught in a zero-sum game……
7. Foreign Body (A Medical Thriller) (2009)
In this chilling new novel from the one and only Robin Cook, New York City medical examiners Laurie Montgomery and Jack Stapleton rush to India to help a UCLA student investigating medical tourism-and a sinister global conspiracy….
8. Chromosome 6 (A Medical Thriller) (1998)
— blends fact with fiction in one of his most terrifying bestsellers… is a prophetic thriller that challenges the medical ethics of genetic manipulation and cloning in the jungles of equatorial Africa, where one mistake could bridge the gap between man and ape–and forever change the genetic map of our existence……
9. Acceptable Risk (A Medical Thriller) (1996)
Robin Cook has always been on the cutting edge of the latest medical controversies. In , he confronts one of the most provocative issues of our time: personality-altering drugs and the complex moral questions they raise. Neuroscientist Edward Armstrong has managed to isolate a psychotropic drug with a strange and dark history–one that may account for the public hysteria during the Salem witch trials. In a brilliant designer-drug transformation, it is developed into an antidepressant with truly startling therapeutic capabilities. But who can be sure the drug is safe for consumers? Who defines the boundaries of “normal”…
10. Mutation (A Medical Thriller) (1990)
In , masterpiece of techno-medical suspense, Dr. Cook tells a story as chilling and real as today’s headlines. On the forefront of surrogate parenting and genetic research, it is the explosive tale of a brilliant doctor who sought to create the son of his dreams–and invented a living nightmare……
11. Brain (A Medical Thriller) (1982)
Both of them suspected that something was wrong–terribly wrong–in the great medical research center where they worked. Both of them wondered why a beautiful young woman had died on the operating table and her brain secretly removed. Both of them found it impossible to explain the rash of female patients exhibiting bizarre mental breakdowns and shocking behavior. Both of them were placing their careers and very lives in deadly jeopardy as they penetrated the eerie inner sanctums of a medical world gone mad with technological power and the lust for more……
12. Harmful Intent (A Medical Thriller) (1991)
It should have been a routine childbirth. But somehow, the mother died in the delivery, the baby was born brain-damaged, and Jeffrey Rhodes, the anesthesiologist, is running for his life. Charged with malpractice, he is found guilty of harmful intent and reckless disregard for human life. To clear his name, Rhodes must follow a fugitive trail into the heart of medical nightmare. A trail that, for some, may end in suicide–and for others, in the most shocking conspiracy of our time……
13. Death Benefit (A Medical Thriller) (2012)
Pia Grazdani is an exceptional yet aloof medical student working closely with Columbia University Medical Center’s premier scientist on cutting edge research that could revolutionize health care by creating replacement organs for critically ill patients. But when tragedy strikes in the lab, Pia, with the help of classmate George Wilson, launches an investigation into the unforeseen calamity in the hospital’s supposedly secure biosafety lab. Meanwhile, two ex-Wall Street whiz-kids think they’ve found another loadstone in the nation’s multi-trillion dollar life insurance industry, and…
14. Sphinx (A Medical Thriller) (1983)
It was the magic and mystery of an empire long past that beautiful Erica Baron came to explore. Innocently she cast her eyes in forbidden places and discovered the clue to a treasure beyond imagination. It was then that terror overtook her, as the most fearful curse of the ancient world and the most savage menace of the modern one threatened to detroy her. One dangerously attractive man offered Erica help…he offered her protection…he offered her love. And in this strange, exotic land of seductive evils, where no one could be trusted, desire became for Erica the deadliest snare of all……
15. Intervention (A Medical Thriller) (2010)
Bestselling author Robin Cook returns with another ripped-from-the- headlines thriller, as New York City medical detective Jack Stapleton investigates the promises-and deadly risks-of alternative medicine and is led deep into the heart of a religious conspiracy……
Best Robin Cook Books That You Need
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Cook Korean!: A Comic Book with Recipes
Author(s): Robin Ha
Publisher: Ten Speed Press, Year: 2016, Size: 101 Mb, Download: epub
Cook the pantry : vegan pantry-to-plate recipes in 20 minutes or less
Author(s): Robertson, Robin G
Publisher: Vegan Heritage Press, LLC, Year: 2015, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
Raspberry Pi Projects
Author(s): Robinson A., Cook M.
Publisher: Wiley, Year: 2014, Size: 944 Kb, Download: zip
Raspberry Pi Projects!
Author(s): Andrew Robinson (Author), Mike Cook (Author)
Publisher: WILEY, Year: 2013, Size: 30 Mb, Download: pdf
Everyday Lebanese cooking
Author(s): Hamadeh, Mona
Publisher: Constable & Robinson;Spring Hill, Year: 2013, Size: 13 Mb, Download: epub
The Everyday Halogen Family Cookbook: Another 200 delicious meals and treats from the author of The Everyday Halogen Oven Cookbook
Author(s): Flower, Sarah
Publisher: Constable & Robinson;Spring Hill;How To Books, Year: 2013, Size: 4 Mb, Download: epub
Healthy Halogen Cookbook: Over 150 Recipes to Help You Eat Well, Feel Good: and Stay That Way
Author(s): Flower, Sarah
Publisher: Constable & Robinson;Little, Brown Book Group;How to Books, Year: 2013, Size: 545 Kb, Download: epub
Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely record-breakers according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.