F. Paul Wilson

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Narrated By: Max Jones

Duration: 12 hours and 19 minutes

What to expect

Dr. Duncan Lathram is a brilliant plastic surgeon who recently invented a dissolving implant that allows incisions to heal without scarring. His unparalleled artistry in the operating room is the salvation of all the biggest power players in Washington, DC, whenever they need to be TV-ready. Lathram appears to have it all, but something isn’t right …

When young Gina Panzella isn’t hustling as a house doctor at a local community hospital, she assists Dr. Lathram with surgery. She’s known him almost her entire life and respects him deeply, yet there are a few things about him she can’t quite figure out—like why so many of his patients are mysteriously dying.

Overcome with suspicion and fear, Panzella enlists the help of Gerry Canney, a high school classmate now working with the FBI, to dig deep into the doctor’s past. Soon they will discover what Lathram is truly capable of …


Thriller / suspense fiction

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“[A] taut, battle-of-wits medical thriller that turns on vengeance…Smart, exciting.”

Publishers Weekly

“Believable medical suspense…Terrific story.”

Kirkus Reviews

“The smoothness with which Wilson develops the plot, the fact that all the major characters are believable human beings, and the mounting excitement as the pieces of a murderous puzzle fall into place should keep the reader rapt to the last page.”