BOOK REVIEW AND BOOK GIVE AWAY - Critical Prognosis by Gary Birken, MD
Book Title: PROGNOSIS CRITICAL by Gary Birken MD
Category: Adult Fiction (18+), 258 pages
Genre: Medical Thriller
Publisher: Erupen Titles
Release date: August 2022
Content Rating: PG. Gary Birken's books can be read by his kids. He says it's between a PG and PG+M (shit one time; damn three times; hell three times).
WHERE DEADLY SECRETS ARE THE NORM . . .
Three weeks after completing her residency in pediatric cardiology, Dr. Jacey Flanigan moves from the Pacific Northwest to Manhattan to begin her career at the prestigious Children’s Heart Hospital. But after an unpleasant encounter with an arrogant heart surgeon on her first day, Jacey begins to realize that the medical profession is not what she expected. She learns that enigmatic physician behavior and questionable cardiac surgical practices are cloaked in secrecy—and she is expected to follow suit. . . .
EVEN FOR THOSE WHO’VE SWORN TO HELP.
Jacey soon finds herself facing the difficult moral dilemma: turn a blind eye to malpractice and protect her fledgling career, or dig deeper into suspicious activity and face the consequences?
I am a HUGE fan of medical suspense books and this one did not disappoint! This is my first book by this author and will not be my last. This book is an intriguing story about a doctor who uncovers unethical behavior and the trials and tribulations faced when trying to solve the mystery.
The characters are well written and add depth to the story. The descriptions are vivid, and I felt like I was experiencing the book alongside the characters. There is a lot of medical terminology contained in these pages and bonus it’s easy to follow and understand. Filled with twists and turns you won’t see coming, this book will keep you engaged from start to finish while wanting more! I highly recommend and will be reading more from this author.
Dr. Gary Birken is a pediatric surgeon living in South Florida. He is the author of seven novels of medical suspense, five of which were originally published by Penguin Random House. They include: FINAL DIAGNOSIS, EMBOLUS, PLAGUE, and CODE 15. He is also the author of ERROR IN DIAGNOSIS, which was published under the name of Mason Lucas. His two passions in life are medicine and story writing. He spends whatever leisure time remains playing tennis, golf, and spending as much time as possible with his ten grandchildren. He also holds a black belt in martial arts, teaches women’s self-defense, and is a certified private pilot.
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