Deficiency

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Trendy dance club The Underground is the hottest place in town. It's where, one night, uptight Paige Thorndyke meets a handsome stranger - and allows herself to be seduced. Twelve hours later she's dead - rushed to hospital displaying the classic symptoms of advanced scurvy. But why? The dead woman enjoyed a healthy lifestyle and diet, rich in vitamin C. When another young woman shows up dead, appearing to be suffering from an extreme case of beriberi, a disease caused by a deficiency of vitamin B, physician Terri Barnard determines to find out what's going on. As she's about to discover, the truth about the women's deaths is more bizarre, more shocking, more terrifying than she could ever have imagined ...