Silent Treatment

By Michael Palmer

In his 5 bestselling novels, from The Sisterhood to Natural Causes, health professional Michael Palmer has drawn on years of firsthand emergency-room event to create the drama of a frighteningly genuine world--a global the place the road among medication and homicide is scalpel-thin.  Now, in his so much harrowing suspense novel but, Palmer unearths how the facility to heal can develop into a license to kill....

With his spouse, Evie, scheduled for surgical procedure the next day to come, Dr.  Harry Corbett is going to the clinic for what he hopes should be a quiet night of reconciliation.  In fresh weeks Evie, by no means quickly to percentage her emotions, has been extra closed and far away than ever.

But while Harry reaches Evie's room, it truly is too past due for reconciliation.  Shockingly, abruptly, Evie is dead.  The police suspect homicide.  And their in simple terms suspect is Dr.  Harry Corbett.

Harry isn't really ready for the beautiful revelations that stick with: His vivid, attractive, hugely formidable spouse was once top a double lifestyles; she can have had
dangerous secrets.  But what mystery might have been explosive sufficient to die for?

Then the killer moves back, boldly, tauntingly murdering one in all Harry's favourite sufferers in this sort of manner that purely Harry is familiar with the dying used to be no longer natural.  This time Harry is sure: The killer, medically refined, coolly boastful, relocating undetected via a hectic city sanatorium, may well in basic terms be a doctor.  And he wonders--how many extra will die?

Desperately Harry probes deeper, following the single clue Evie left.  What he reveals is a sinister trend that threatens sufferers in each medical institution within the city.  Harry is engaged in a life-and-death conflict of wits with a chillingly effective monster.  And until eventually the physician is unmasked, no sufferer is secure from his deadly silent treatment.

Michael Palmer has performed it back, supplying a no-holds-barred novel of scientific intrigue-- a gripping mystery that includes the main terrifying physician
since Hannibal Lecter.  Silent therapy will preserve your pulse racing from starting to finish

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And thirty-five seconds. formally, Evie used to be useless. “Needless to claim, I’m quite sorry this has happened,” Dunleavy stated. “It’s been years seeing that I opted to do whatever except a behind schedule fix of an aneurysm like hers. Evie is my first fatality. I’ve purely had sufferers even rebleed prior to i may get them to the OR, and either one of them did tremendous. ” Harry may learn among the strains of what the fellow was once announcing. He observed no experience in now not slicing to the chase. “Ben, Sidonis can have been having an affair with Evie.

There has been a small, scarred desk for magazines, rows of mailboxes servicing approximately twenty-five devices, and columns of buzzers. Harry scanned the names at the containers, each one a primary initial/last identify performed on a black plastic strip with a labeler. a couple of names have been further with taped-on items of paper. not one of the initials have been D. , and not one of the names have been primary. yet residence 2F had no identify in any respect. The mailbox key on Evie’s ring healthy that lock. The field was once empty. unexpectedly, there has been a tender scraping opposed to the surface door at the back of him.

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What are you going to do with the tale? ” “I can’t inform you that simply but. ” “Those humans need to know. ” “Then inform me who all of them are, and I’ll invite them to come back and inquire from me. ” “You’re a truly egocentric individual. ” “Do you might have the other questions? …” “She is going on,” Galahad stated, “but that’s the gist of it. the entire lady ever admits is that she’s engaged on a narrative approximately escort providers. She didn’t point out us or the assurance as soon as to web page. We’ve checked with humans on the neighborhood television stations, newspapers and magazines, or even a chum at 60 mins.

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