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The Fifth Vial (original 2007; edition 2007)
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In Boston, a disgraced medical student is sent to deliver a research paper that could save her career… In a hospital four thousand miles away, a reclusive scientist, dying from an incurable disease that threatens to make each tortured breath his last, is on the verge of perfecting a serum that could save millions of lives--and bring others inestimable wealth… In Chicago, a disillusioned detective is hired to determine the identity of a John Doe, killed on a Florida highway, with mysterious marks on his body.
Three seemingly disconnected lives, surging unrelentingly toward one another--
and linked forever by THE FIFTH VIAL
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Each of the millions of blood samples drawn at labs around the world is tested for transplant antibodies and catalogued for rapid retrieval. None of the potential organ donors identified through this system is a willing participant.
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