Sole Survivor is a novel by Dean Koontz about the mysteries and conspiracies surrounding a plane crash. A year after Joe Carpenter's family is killed in a plane crash, he is confronted by a survivor of the crash, Rose. Joe begins a search for the truth about the crash, suspicious of Rose at times. A laboratory-developed girl named CCY 21-21, modeled after Joe's daughter, has the power to heal and Rose has been protecting the girl. We learn the crash was an attempt to kill Rose for rescuing the girl.