Tuesday, February 5, 2013

A medical thriller that gets political

Michael Palmer gives us a new case for Dr. Lou Welcome of the Physicians Wellness Center. He tries to help doctors who have gotten in trouble or have situations that need assistance.

He's called by one of his clients, Dr. Gary McHugh who tells Lou that he's about to be arrested for killing powerful Congressman Elias Colston. What's more, McHugh was intoxicated and doesn't really know what happened. Lou has faith in McHugh and starts working on a case that would seem helpless to many.

As Lou gets into the investigation, he works with Dr. McHugh's attorney, Sarah Cooper, a woman with no love of doctors.

The action is nonstop and the characters are well described, the reader will like the good characters and dislike those who are out for another purpose.

The plot moves into the area of arms and military activity with a number of surprises.

Lou and Sarah grow on each other and a number of Lou's colorful friends help out.

A very enjoyable story that kept my attention throughout.


Mary Gramlich said...

Amazing book and great thoughts about it Mike! I always enjoy your reviews.

Michael Draper said...

Thanks Mary. Through dealing with the lung cancer, I still enjoy writing my reviews and hearing from friends like you.


Luanne said...

Mike I am so very sorry to hear of your health issues. My prayers are indeed with you! Luanne

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