Political Suicide

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Thorndike Press, 2013 - Fiction - 531 pages
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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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Review: Political Suicide (Dr. Lou Welcome #2)

User Review  - Jay - Goodreads

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

User Review  - Kimberly Chavez - Goodreads

Political Suicide is the second book to feature Dr. Lou Welcome (following last year's Oath of Office), but Political Suicide is a stand-alone story, easy to follow without having read the first one ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Michael Palmer was born in Springfield, Massachusetts on October 9, 1942. He graduated from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He trained in internal medicine at Boston City and Massachusetts General Hospitals. Afterwards, he conducted research for the National Air Pollution Control Administration in Cincinnati in order to fulfill his two-year military obligation. He spent 20 years as a full-time practitioner of internal and emergency medicine and is currently an associate director of the Massachusetts Medical Society's physician health program. His has written numerous books including The Last Surgeon, The Second Opinion, The First Patient, The Fifth Vial, The Society, Fatal, The Patient, Miracle Cure, Critical Judgment, Silent Treatment, Natural Causes, Extreme Measures, Flashback, Side Effects, and The Sisterhood. Palmer died at the age of 71 on October 30, 2013 after suffering a heart attack and stroke. His novels Resistant (released May 20, 2014) and Trauma (released May 12, 2015) were released after his death.

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