Harry benson is prone to violent, uncontrollable seizures and is under police guard after attacking two people.dr. roger mcpherson, head of the prestigious neuropsychiatric research unit at university hospital in los angeles, is convinced he can cure benson through a procedure called stage three. during this highly specialized experimental surgery, electrodes will be place in the patient's brain, sending monitored, soothing pulses to its pleasure canyons.though the operation is a success, there is an unforseen development. benson learns how to control the pulses and is increasing their frequency. he escapes
"A military space probe, sent to collect extraterrestrial organisms from the upper atmosphere, is knocked out of orbit and falls to Earth. Twelve miles from the crash site, an inexplicable and deadly phenomenon terrorizes the residents of a sleepy desert town in Arizona, leaving only two survivors: an elderly addict and a newborn infant. The United States government is forced to mobilize Project Wildfire, a top-secret emergency response protocol. Four of the nation's most elite biophysicists are summoned to a clandestine underground laboratory located five stories beneath the desert and fitted with an automated atomic self-destruction mechanism for cases of irremediable contamination. Under conditions of total news blackout and the utmost urgency, the scientists race to understand and contain the crisis."--P.  of cover.
An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur dna has been discovered. now humankind’s most thrilling fantasies have come true. creatures extinct for eons roam jurassic park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them—for a price. until something goes wrong. . . . in jurassic park, michael crichton taps all his mesmerizing talent and scientific brilliance to create his most electrifying technothriller.
Welcome to our genetic world.fast, furious, and out of control.this is not the world of the future --- it's the world right now.is a loved one missing some body parts? are blondes becoming extinct? is everyone at your dinner table of the same species? humans and chimpanzees differ in only 400 genes; is that why an adult human being resembles a chimp fetus? and should that worry us? there's a new genetic cure for drug addiction --- is it worse than the disease?we live in a time of momentous scientific
Brendan doyle, a specialist in the work of the early-nineteenth century poet william ashbless, reluctantly accepts an invitation from a millionaire to act as a guide to time-travelling tourists. but while attending a lecture given by samuel taylor coleridge in 1810, he becomes marooned in regency london, where dark and dangerous forces know about the gates in time.caught up in the intrigue between rival bands of beggars, pursued by egyptian sorcerers, and befriended by coleridge, doyle somehow survives and learns more about the mysterious ashbless than he could ever have
An up-and-coming executive at the computer firm DigiCom, Tom Sanders is a man whose corporate future is certain. But after a closed-door meeting with his new boss--a woman who is his former lover and has been promoted to the position he expected to have--Sanders finds himself caught in a nightmarish web of deceit in which he is branded the villain. As Sanders scrambles to defend himself, he uncovers an electronic trail into the company's secrets--and begins to grasp that a cynical and manipulative scheme has been devised to bring him down.