Sunday, June 21, 2015

Fatal Trauma by Richard Mabry M.D.

Fatal Trauma
Fatal Trauma (Abingdon Press, May 2015)
A gunman who has nothing to lose faces a doctor who could lose it all to prove his innocence.
When Dr. Mark Baker and Nurse Kelly Atkinson are held at the mercy of a dangerous gunman, the lives of every emergency room patient are at stake. At the end of the evening three men are dead. One of them is a police officer who couldn’t be saved despite Mark’s best efforts. The other two are members of the feared Zeta drug cartel.
Though the standoff is over, the killing is not, because when the drug cartel loses its members, revenge is not far behind. Facing an adversary whose desires are dark and efforts are ruthless, Mark finds himself under suspicion as a killer, yet still a potential victim. When he turns to his high school sweetheart, attorney Gwen Woodruff, for help, Kelly helplessly looks on, as she hides her own feelings for the good doctor.
At the height of the conflict, three questions remain: Who is the shooter? Who will the next victim be? And can Mark prove his innocence before the gun turns on him?
My opinion: I usually find medical Christian books to be interesting, with being married to a nurse is  that really surprising? I have read  some of Richard Mabry's books before and thoroughly enjoyed them and while this one did not measure up to some of the other medical books  but it was still an enjoyable and interesting read.  The characters are not quite as enjoyable and I did not click with them as much, still the aspects of the book I enjoyed and it was still an easy and quick read. I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest opinion.

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