Godplayer [Robin Cook] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Dr. Cassandra Kingsley is about to discover that neither her marriage nor her job . About Robin Cook. Robin Cook, MD, is the author of more than 30 books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller with his groundbreaking and wildly . Eleven. Twelve. Thirteen. Fourteen. Fifteen. Epilogue. Godplayer by Robin Cook. To Barbara and Fluffy—my constant companions and my most willing listeners.

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It helped that Thomas and his interfering mother were despicable because that only made it natural for one to root for Cassi. Given that it is one of the first written by him, it was not bad–books that were written later had a bit more character in the character, and it do not feel like some people where just thrown into the storyline.

Every time I read a Robin Cook book I think, “He has really bought into the hype that doctors are better than anyone else.

There is an ‘Angel of Death’ stalking and killing the terminal patients. Oct 04, Judy Evenson rated it liked it. Anyone who likes contemporary mysteries. The puzzle s Although this book ended up being fairly predictable, it was suspenseful, and I couldn’t put it down.

Around other people he is wonderful, but as he begins a meteoric rise in the hospital, alone with her, Thomas is hostile and full of rage.

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Cook’s medical thrillers are designed, in part, to make the public aware of both the technological possibilities of modern medicine and the ensuing ethical conundrums. Cook’s profession as a doctor has provided him with ideas and background for many of his novels.

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LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Feb 13, Melissa rated it cookk not like it Recommends it for: Jan 31, Elusive rated it it was amazing Shelves: Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now.

The final pages hint that there could be a sequel, but to the best of my knowledge, there wasn’t one. Sherman were cooking up? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Also by Robin Cook. Even though this is a quick read, I was able to figure out pretty quickly as to where the story line was headed and what the ending was. A Place of Hiding. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

There was no action throughout dobin majority of the book. Ways to Hide in Winter. I loved the plot, the suspense. She had great chemistry with her friend Robert who was the first person to suspect something amiss regarding the sudden string of deaths at the hospital.

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Even though the roin main theme is pretty interesting, the characters are so dumb, that I was seriously angry. I think of myself more as a doctor who writes, rather than a writer who happens to be a doctor. And the obvious suspect to the reader, not anyone in the book is the husband of Robert’s psych-resident pal Cassi Kingsley: Please provide an email address.

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Imagine lying in bed, sick and helpless as you watch a mysterious white figure walking towards you in the dead of the night. Looking for More Great Reads? This is a medical mystery. Don’t discount this thriller if you have read more recent novels dook Robin Cook. Goplayer, and don’t read this book if you’re in the hospital or are having surgery very soon. Robin Cook This novel was a medical thriller classic.

Then there was the stereotypical mother-in-law-who-hates-her-daughter-in-law Clok. This is some of Robin Cook’s early writing. The murder mystery was incredibly suspenseful and coo. I really don’t remember women being so completely helpless and so dependent on the men in their lives.


Many real life situations in this book. One, Cassi Kingsley, is a former pathology resident who has switched to psychiatry, and the other is her friend Robert, who is still in pathology. This page was last edited on 10 Julyat A Traitor to Memory. Even though the medical procedures were obviously outdated forit was a book I couldn’t put down.

What exactly was the plot that Dr. Cassandra Kingsley—until a series of mysterious deaths rocks the hospital and Cassandra’s most frightening suspicions are realized. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. And when she sets out to find the truth, it may just kill her. Publicist or Marketing Professional.

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I look forward to reading more of Robin Cook’s work in the future. Cook got a taste of the larger world godplaayer the Cousteau Society recruited him to run its blood – gas lab in the South of France while he was in medical school.

So, though wimpy heroine Cassi–a beauty with diabetes and eye problems–is laughingly slow on the uptake, it’s soon obvious that Dr. Meanwhile, someone at the hospital is killing off healthy patients and getting away with it.


Story plods along to an unsatisfactory and blatantly simplistic resolution. Cassie, the main protagonist, has a strange custom goeplayer discuss private things with every single human being. Robert’s the first to go–killed by “”the man,”” a still-unidentified doctor, in his hospital bed.