in fourteenth-century france, pockets of plague still bring death to peasants and noblemen alike. amid the fury and the chaos, dr. alejandro canches searches for a safe haven, accompanied by his foster child, kate—the illegitimate daughter of edward plantagenet. but both disease and human enemies pursue them, and their only hope for survival is a rebel leader... and medical secrets that lie hidden in an ancient manuscript.
seven hundred years later, dr. janie crowe is searching for the cure for a crippling disease in a world where genetic engineering has gone mad. a repressive government wants to stop her, unnamed benefactors want to help her, and time is running out to find answers linking two dark eras, two dedicated doctors