There seemed to be something very odd about the Sterling Clinic... and when her former patient died in an apparent suicide, psychologist Abby Franklin determined to find out what.
Abby locked horns with the dead woman's brother, Steve Claiborne-untamed like a panther and twice as fierce. But Steve's accusations of malpractice suddenly gave way to equally intimidating warnings that Abby had exposed only the tip of a dangerous iceberg. For her own sake, Abby had to discover the deadly nature of their adversaries -- and of their unholy business. But it was for Steve's sake that she risked her life -- for he had become the next intended victim of a killer clinic.