By James Calder
It's a parent's nightmare: the fertility medical professional who tinkers with the very essence of a kid. The invoice Damen sequence leaps onto a much bigger and extra bold canvas with the filmmaker-turned-sleuth's 3rd case, one the place lifestyles and demise are chillingly intertwined. His cousin's younger daughter, Margaret, is abducted and murdered. Exposing a shadowy underworld of embryo engineering, invoice reveals that the situations of Margaret's delivery have every little thing to do together with her dying. With assistance from his new assistant, the dynamic and lovely Clementine, Bill's research finds that the newest reproductive expertise is a deadly new weapon in an ageless conflict. Tagged by means of Booklist as "fast-paced...with likeable sturdy men, nasty villains...and lots of plot twists," the sequence grapples with the not easy fact that technological know-how may possibly swap, yet human nature doesn't.