Brain Dead by Eileen Dreyer

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When trauma nurse Timmie Parker moves from California to her old hometown in Missouri, it seems her hope for turning her life around will finally be realized: She is miles away from her bitter ex-husband, respected and admired by her new coworkers and renewing her ties to her family. Then the bodies begin to pile up.

Elderly patients from Restcrest, a highly regarded and innovative senior citizen care facility attached to the hospital, keep dying in her ER, and Timmie wants to know why. But when she tries to search for answers, she gets caught in a tangled mystery that seems dangerously linked to her new friends and to the welfare of her own father. She finds an ally in Daniel Murphy, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who offers her much-needed support. Together, they embark on an investigation that promises to send Murphy soaring to the top of his profession, but which also threatens to suck Timmie into a deadly conspiracy that could cost her not only her job and peace of mind, but also her life.

Filled with the gripping emergency room details that could only come from a true insider of the medical profession, Brain Dead is a white-knuckle thriller guaranteed to keep readers spellbound until the very last page.

 

About Eileen Dreyer

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Eileen Dreyer was a trauma nurse for sixteen years in St. Louis, Missouri, where she lives. She is the author of several medical thrillers including If Looks Could Kill, Bad Medicine, and Brain Dead.
 
Published August 1, 1997 by Harpercollins. 416 pages
Genres: History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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 Romance author Dreyer (a.k.a Kathleen Korbel) debuts in hardcover with a galloping suspenser featuring a brace of wisecracking sleuths who turn up murder and shady dealings in the medical establishments of a small community.

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