Silent Treatment by Michael Palmer

By Michael Palmer

Unique e-book: 1995

In his 5 bestselling novels, from The Sisterhood to Natural Causes, medical professional Michael Palmer has drawn on years of firsthand emergency-room adventure to create the drama of a frighteningly genuine world--a international the place the road among drugs and homicide is scalpel-thin.  Now, in his such a lot harrowing suspense novel but, Palmer unearths how the facility to heal can turn into a license to kill....

With his spouse, Evie, scheduled for surgical procedure day after today, Dr.  Harry Corbett is going to the health center for what he hopes may be a quiet night of reconciliation.  In contemporary 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 really is too past due for reconciliation.  Shockingly, unexpectedly, Evie is dead.  The police suspect homicide.  And their in basic terms suspect is Dr.  Harry Corbett.

Harry isn't ready for the lovely revelations that keep on with: His vivid, appealing, hugely bold spouse was once top a double lifestyles; she could have had
dangerous secrets.  But what mystery might have been explosive sufficient to die for?

Then the killer moves back, boldly, tauntingly murdering one among Harry's favourite sufferers in the sort of method that basically Harry is aware the demise used to be now not natural.  This time Harry is sure: The killer, medically subtle, coolly smug, relocating undetected via a hectic city sanatorium, may perhaps in simple terms be a doctor.  And he wonders--how many extra will die?

Desperately Harry probes deeper, following the one clue Evie left.  What he unearths is a sinister development that threatens sufferers in each clinic within the city.  Harry is engaged in a life-and-death conflict of wits with a chillingly effective monster.  And till the physician is unmasked, no sufferer is secure from his deadly silent treatment.

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

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By Michael Palmer

Unique e-book: 1995

In his 5 bestselling novels, from The Sisterhood to Natural Causes, medical professional Michael Palmer has drawn on years of firsthand emergency-room adventure to create the drama of a frighteningly genuine world--a international the place the road among drugs and homicide is scalpel-thin.  Now, in his such a lot harrowing suspense novel but, Palmer unearths how the facility to heal can turn into a license to kill....

With his spouse, Evie, scheduled for surgical procedure day after today, Dr.  Harry Corbett is going to the health center for what he hopes may be a quiet night of reconciliation.  In contemporary 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 really is too past due for reconciliation.  Shockingly, unexpectedly, Evie is dead.  The police suspect homicide.  And their in basic terms suspect is Dr.  Harry Corbett.

Harry isn't ready for the lovely revelations that keep on with: His vivid, appealing, hugely bold spouse was once top a double lifestyles; she could have had
dangerous secrets.  But what mystery might have been explosive sufficient to die for?

Then the killer moves back, boldly, tauntingly murdering one among Harry's favourite sufferers in the sort of method that basically Harry is aware the demise used to be now not natural.  This time Harry is sure: The killer, medically subtle, coolly smug, relocating undetected via a hectic city sanatorium, may perhaps in simple terms be a doctor.  And he wonders--how many extra will die?

Desperately Harry probes deeper, following the one clue Evie left.  What he unearths is a sinister development that threatens sufferers in each clinic within the city.  Harry is engaged in a life-and-death conflict of wits with a chillingly effective monster.  And till the physician is unmasked, no sufferer is secure from his deadly silent treatment.

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

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De Sade turned. One of the smart suits stood there, the guy. “And you’d want to know because, why? ” The man smiled and produced his badge. “FBI Special Agent Davies, New York Field Office. ” De Sade knew he was on shaky ground if it came to a jurisdictional fight, serial killings often became the province of the FBI. Davies understood the situation too. ” That was encouraging, de Sade thought. So what did they really want? The second victim, Emily Johannsen had pointed them in the direction of a Russian connection.

Agent Ward mentioned it earlier. You’re suggesting that he signs his own signature to the murders, that’s quite a jump. Kind of like holding up his hand and saying ‘look, everybody, this is my handiwork’. It’s too pat, too easy. ” “Wait until you meet him, he’s an arrogant son of a bitch. He thinks he’s cleverer than all of us, he can do whatever he wants. Look at Dennis Rader, another arrogant SOB, he was undone by his arrogance. ” De Sade remembered the case. Rader couldn’t stand someone else taking his credit.

It also worked away some of the tension of the day. De Sade finished off with a hard twenty minutes on the treadmill and rinsed off the last of the day’s woes in an ice-cold shower. Then he settled in his armchair with a book and another Schneider Kristall beer. It was a book about chess, or rather about a chess player. It was time to beat Samuel Aaronssen at his own game, maybe Fischer had some tips for him. The book was entitled ‘Endgame, Bobby Fischer’s Remarkable Rise and Fall’. Supposedly it unlocked the mind of the chess wizard, what made the eccentric genius tick and more importantly, what his winning secrets were.

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