Political Suicide

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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 531 pages
75 Reviews
A New York Times Bestselling Author -- The bestselling author of Oath of Office brings back Dr. Lou Welcome in a gripping thriller at the crossroads of politics and medicine. desperate phone call embroils Dr. Lou Welcome in scandal and murder involving Dr. Gary McHugh, known around the Capital as the "society doc. Lou has been supervising McHugh, formerly a black-out drinker, and was seeing some progress. Now he's been found unconscious in his wrecked car after visiting his patient, powerful Congressman Elias Colston. And soon after McHugh awakens in the ER, Colston's wife finds her husband shot dead.

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Very good solid plot. - Goodreads
Lots of action and drama, a real page turner for me. - Goodreads
Flat, un-engaging characters, boring, predicable plot. - Goodreads

Review: Political Suicide (Dr. Lou Welcome #2)

User Review  - Wanda - Goodreads

Good conspiracy story. Lots of different things going on. Interesting to see how the author wove the story of the doctor's addiction and recovery and relate it to some of the other characters ... Read full review

Review: Political Suicide (Dr. Lou Welcome #2)

User Review  - Kelsey - Goodreads

If you are looking for a fast-paced, mystery adventure, this is definitely the book for you! I had to force myself to put it down at night so that I wouldn't stay up until 3am reading it! It is a book I really recommend everyone should at least try, you will not be bored or disappointed. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Michael Palmer, M.D., is the author of eleven novels of medical suspense, all international bestsellers. In addition to his writing, Palmer is an associate director of the Massachusetts Medical Society Physician Health Services, devoted to helping physicians troubled by mental illness, physical illness, behavioral issues, and chemical dependency, including alcoholism. In what spare time he has, Palmer is a weight lifter and avid tournament bridge player. He lives in eastern Massachusetts, where he is best known for his two eccentric cats and three terrific sons. Visit and write him at www.michaelpalmerbooks.com.

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