By J. A. Konrath
A clinical investigator stricken by mystery guilt.
A appealing health practitioner with a bootleg desire.
A millionaire businessman indulging a keenness for homicide.
And a human guinea pig who has been unsleeping for seven instantly weeks.
Disturb by means of JA Konrath
You’ll by no means sleep good again...
It's the pharmaceutical leap forward of the millennium. DruTech Industries proudly provides N-SOM, a capsule that perfectly replaces 8 hours of sleep. consider absolutely refreshed, either bodily and mentally, in exactly fifteen mins an evening.
The revenue strength is boundless. Mankind's productiveness will battle through the roof. One 3rd of a person's lifestyles can be recovered, for under ten funds a dose.
The FDA sends CDER agent Dr. invoice might to eco-friendly gentle N-SOM for American use. The strain, either political and fiscal, is large. yet invoice quickly harbors fears that N-SOM is probably not as secure as early experiences indicate...
After assembly marvelous inventors Dr. Nikos Stefanopolous and his appealing daughter Theena, invoice stumbles into an insidious cover-up that hinges on Emmanuel Tibbets, a human guinea pig who hasn't had a wink of sleep in over fifty days.
Bill's research quickly reveals a knotted up tangle of extortion, conspiracy, taboo intercourse, hidden secrets and techniques, and murderous betrayal.
When N-SOM's lethal side-effects are published, besides the stunning fact of the way the drug is produced, invoice and Theena locate themselves at the run from employed assassins, 3 letter executive organizations, and a breed of psychopath in contrast to any ever recognized.
Billions of greenbacks, and billions of lives, are at stake. Can invoice and Theena live to tell the tale lengthy adequate to reveal the reality? Or will the realm succumb to an evil that could result in the extinction of mankind?
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He finally did require assistance after deciding on a model, and of course it took forever to find help. Such a burden, shopping. After rebuffing pitch after pitch for accessories, Townsend allowed himself to be talked into two chess programs, each claiming to have beaten grand masters. He even felt a tinge of excitement, driving home with his purchases in the back seat. It wasn't nearly as fulfilling as work, but these boxes represented a slight promise of challenge, something he hadn't felt in a long time.
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Could be anyone. ” In his more creative moments, sipping hundred year old port and snorting coke off a call girl's welted backside, Rothchilde imagined he was being challenged by another pharmaceutical company. Sleeping pills were a billion dollar industry. Perhaps the manufacturer of Dalmane or Halcion was trying to keep their bread and butter. It could even be the Sealy Mattress company, afraid of losing long-term sales. Soon, the bedroom would be a thing of the past. The same with pajamas, hotels, night lights, caffeinated beverages, and a slew of other products related to the sleep/wake cycle.