There are many ways to die in a hospital…being sick is only one of them. Chief resident Steve Mitchell is the quintessential surgeon: ambitious, intelligent, confident. Charged with molding a group of medical trainees into doctors, and in line for a coveted job, Steve’s future is bright. But... show more
There are many ways to die in a hospital…being sick is only one of them. Chief resident Steve Mitchell is the quintessential surgeon: ambitious, intelligent, confident. Charged with molding a group of medical trainees into doctors, and in line for a coveted job, Steve’s future is bright. But then a patient mysteriously dies, and it quickly becomes clear that a killer is on the loose in his hospital. A killer set on playing a deadly game with Steve. A killer holding information that could ruin his career and marriage. Now, alone and under a cloud of suspicion, Steve must discover a way to outsmart his opponent and save the killer's next victim before the cycle repeats itself again and again… A chilling and compelling thriller that also takes you into the hospital and details the politics and hierarchy among doctors, as well as the life and death decisions that are made by flawed human beings, Kelly Parsons' Doing Harm marks the gripping debut of a major fiction career.
Publish date: February 4th 2014
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
“Like a good CSI episode.” That’s how one of my friends described this book. I agree with him. The writing was capable, informative, and overall entertaining. However, the plot was entirely predictable and the female characters had no umph. What got me to read this book was Stephen King’s quote,...
By Kelly Parsons Publisher: Macmillan Audio Publication Date: February 4, 2014 ISBN-10: 1427236291 ISBN-13: 978-1427236296 Format: Audio My Rating: 5 Stars A medical thriller, which kept me listening, on the edge of my seat, until the end of the epilogue and closing interview with the author. ...
I really enjoyed this first book- cant wait to see what she puts out next!
I love a good, suspenseful medical thriller! Alas, this one fell short for me mainly because of the protagonist, Steve. It's hard to root for someone and feel empathy for them when the character development has basically convinced you he's a self absorbed asshole. Oh well. They can't all be Robin Co...
This review can also be found at Carole's Random LifeI received an advance reader edition of this book from St. Martin's Press and Net Galley for the purpose of providing an honest review.I am giving this book 4.5 out of 5 stars. This book took quite plot twist and turns which kept the pages flying...