Judith Somers suffers from kidney failure and must undergo dialysis three times a week. She hates every minute of it. Then Bob, a coworker, eagerly offers to be her donor. What person in kidney failure wouldnt be overjoyed to receive a kidney from a live donor? Gloria Robinsons The Donor takes you through Judiths quandary. She needs the kidney, but though Bobs offer thrills her, it also makes her uncomfortable. After all, hes not a friend, and she doesnt know him very well. Is he just a good guy, or is there an underlying motive behind his seemingly selfless offer? If she accepts his offer, she can have her life back. She can travel again, without having to arrange for treatment in another city or state. If she turns down his offer, shell be tied to a dialysis machine for years until she reaches the top of the transplant waiting list. If she lives that long. The Donor takes you through a difficult decision and its aftermath. Like Judith, youll learn things are not always as they seem.