Over the Edge A Novel, by Collins, Brandilyn
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- ISBN: 9781433671623 | 143367162X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 5/1/2011
"This is the book I was born to write!"-author Brandilyn Collins Torn from the front lines of medical debate and the author's own experiences with Lyme disease,Over the Edgeis riveting fiction, full of twists and turns-and powerful truths about today's medical field. Janessa McNeil knew the Lyme War was real. After all, her husband, Dr. Brock McNeil, a researcher and professor at Stanford University's Department of Medicine, specializes in tick-borne diseases-especially Lyme. He concludes that Chronic Lyme disease doesn't exist. Even as patients across the country are getting sicker, Brock's committee is about to announce its latest findingswhich will further seal the door shut for Lyme treatment. Yes, Janessa knew about the Lyme War. She just never expected to be part of it. But one embittered man is out to prove the expert wrong by infecting Jannie with Lyme disease. When she falls ill, he states his demands: convince her husband to publicly reverse his stand on Lyme, or the next one to fall ill will be their daughter. But Jannie's marriage is already rocky, and she's so sick she can hardly move or think. As her husband and his colleagues deny she has Lyme at all, will this pervasive diseaseand the bitter battle surrounding itcost her everything?