In this medical thriller, cover-ups by the head consultant in a busy National Health hospital cannot conceal the shocking reality of an outbreak of plague. It is up to the conscientious Dr Saracen to trace its source - in the sinister ruins of a medieval monastery.
KEN McCLURE is an award-winning medical scientist as well as a global selling author. He was born and brought up in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he studied medical sciences and cultivated a career that has seen him become a prize-winning researcher in his field. Using this strong background to base his thrillers in the world of science and medicine, he is currently the author of twenty-four novels and his work is available across the globe in over twenty languages. He has visited and stayed in many countries in the course of his research but now lives in the county of East Lothian, just outside Edinburgh.