So close to the truth that a major US drug company threatened multi-million dollar legal action…
When patients using Lusifren, a miracle cure for arthritis start to suffer shocking side-effects, a cat and mouse game develops.
From the master story-teller Douglas Stewart, a fast-paced thriller of intrigue and corruption set in the labyrinthine world of the international pharmaceuticals industry.
The ruthless head of Drustein seeks honours of Washington and will stop at nothing to avoid responsibility for the maimed victims of Lusifren. There must be no scandal. A ruler in the Gulf is dying because of Lusifren.
Rob Laidlaw is assigned to London to find out why the stability of the Middle East is threatened. Is it political? Corruption at Drustein? Ineptitude or greed? Is there a cure for the Shaikh? Inge Loftin is the tough and beautiful Dallas lawyer with whom Laidlaw seeks the truth.
Douglas Stewart did not start writing professionally until he had become an international lawyer. Ever since, he has juggled writing with legal issues in the UK and USA before taking early retirement, giving him more time to focus on writing. After a stint in Las Vegas, he is now back in Europe where he lives with his wife.