by Joseph T. McFadden
"From today's headlines, The Wafer deals with the blackmarket
in organ transplants. McFadden brings medical thrillers to new
-- Sandy Whelchel, Authorship Magazine, Spring 2002
Untold numbers of doomed patients await the donation of a beating
heart. When black-market organs enter the equation, things can
turn ugly. In ancient cultures, priests presented the still-living
heart at a ceremony to appease the Gods.
In modern society, the church symbolically presents the wafer
and wine. In "The Wafer," surgeons, the priests of medicine, acquire
donor organs to extend another life, but playing God can have
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