MERCYMichael's 21st novel
Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken
advocate for the right to die—until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiancé, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. He begs to die, but Julie sees hope in a life together. With the help of an organization that opposes physician-assisted suicide, Julie has Sam coming around to her point of view when he suddenly dies from an unexpected heart attack. An autopsy reveals that Sam died of an unusual heart defect, one seen only in those under extreme stress—in fact, it appears that Sam had been literally scared to death...
Now available in paperback
Michael's twentieth thriller returns to the hospital setting that was
the hallmark of his earlier works. The protagonist is a young female
resident who encounters a desperate patient whose situation
her into a labyrinth of murder and corruption.
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