Dr. Robin Cook is the author of over 30 books and is credited with popularizing the medical thriller genre. Most all of Dr. Cook's books have been written to expound on various medical/biotech ethical and public policy issues. From his first novel Coma on, it had been Dr. Cook's intention to use entertainment as a method of doing this. Some of his most popular novels are Cell, Death Benefit, Chromosome 6, and Intervention. He divides his time among Florida, New Hampshire and Boston.