By Marcia Muller
In Locked In, San Francisco inner most eye Sharon McCone was once shot within the head and suffered from locked-in syndrome: nearly overall paralysis yet with an alert, unsleeping brain. Now, as Sharon struggles to regain keep an eye on over her physique, she wishes every little thing to return to common, yet realizes that it could now not be attainable to come to her outdated existence. in the meantime, Sharon's relationships are discomfort. Her husband is impatient along with her refusal to just accept support and a few of her colleagues doubt her talents after the twist of fate. but if Sharon's pal from actual treatment is going lacking, she needs to name upon these closest to her to determine the reality at the back of the disappearance. The research quickly issues to problems with nationwide defense and proves to be the main harmful and significant case but for Sharon and her colleagues.
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