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Gravity: A Novel of Medical Suspense

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Tess Gerritsen

Tess Gerritsenused to be a doctor, so it comes as no great surprise that the medical aspects of her latest thriller are absolutely convincing--even if most of the action happens in a place where few doctors have ever practiced--outer space. Dr. Emma … see full wiki

Author: Tess Gerritsen
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers
Publisher: Pocket
2 reviews about Gravity: A Novel of Medical Suspense
review by . December 13, 2006
Gravity by Tess Gerritsen is a tense thriller that has a little bit of everything-- strong, believable characters, a mysterious disease that attacks astronauts on a space station, government bad guys, and a nice romance that complements the plot. If you take the movie Outbreak and mix it up with Apollo 13, this would be the result.    A mysterious and fatal illness attacks astronauts on the international space station, killing them in a most horrible and painful way, exploding …
review by . November 16, 2000
I found this book terrifying because it could happen. Astronauts trapped in a space station with a life form that is neither bacterial or animal that can enter any orifice of the human body. The creature literally disolves it's human host from the inside over a period of a few days in some of the most gruesomely graphic scenes I have ever read. The astronauts know that they will not be allowed to return to earth and that each will shortly succumb to the same terrifying demise.I found the creatures …
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