Silent Treatment

Author
Michael Palmer 
Summary
In his five bestselling novels, from <i>The Sisterhood</i> to <i>Natural Causes</i>, physician Michael Palmer has drawn on years of firsthand emergency-room experience to create the drama of a frighteningly authentic world--a world where the line between medicine and murder is scalpel-thin.&#xa0;&#xa0;Now, in his most harrowing suspense novel yet, Palmer reveals how the power to heal can become a license to kill....<br /><br />With his wife, Evie, scheduled for surgery the next day, Dr.&#xa0;&#xa0;Harry Corbett goes to the hospital for what he hopes will be a quiet evening of reconciliation.&#xa0;&#xa0;In recent weeks Evie, never quick to share her feelings, has been more closed and distant than ever.<br /><br />But when Harry reaches Evie's room, it is too late for reconciliation.&#xa0;&#xa0;Shockingly, without warning, Evie is dead.&#xa0;&#xa0;The police suspect homicide.&#xa0;&#xa0;And their only suspect is Dr.&#xa0;&#xa0;Harry Corbett.<br /><br />Harry is not prepared for the stunning revelations that follow: His bright, beautiful, highly ambitious wife was leading a double life; she may have had<br />dangerous secrets.&#xa0;&#xa0;But what secret could have been explosive enough to die for?<br /><br />Then the killer strikes again, boldly, tauntingly murdering one of Harry's favorite patients in such a way that only Harry knows the death was not natural.&#xa0;&#xa0;This time Harry is certain: The killer, medically sophisticated, coolly arrogant, moving undetected through a busy urban hospital, could only be a doctor.&#xa0;&#xa0;And he wonders--how many more will die?<br /><br />Desperately Harry probes deeper, following the only clue Evie left.&#xa0;&#xa0;What he finds is a sinister pattern that threatens patients in every hospital in the city.&#xa0;&#xa0;Harry is engaged in a life-and-death battle of wits with a chillingly efficient monster.&#xa0;&#xa0;And until the doctor is unmasked, no patient is safe from his lethal silent treatment.<br /><br />Michael Palmer has done it again, delivering a no-holds-barred novel of medical intrigue-- a gripping thriller that features the most terrifying physician<br />since Hannibal Lecter.&#xa0;&#xa0;<i>Silent Treatment </i>will keep your pulse racing from beginning to end
Genre
Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature 
Price
$1.99
Average User Rating
4.0
User Rating Count
19
Release Date
1995-03-01


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