ONLY A HEART SURGEON STOPS THE HEART BRINGING EVERY PATIENT THAT CLOSE TO DEATH - THEN DUELS THE GRIM REAPER IN HIS OWN BACKYARD WITH A HUMAN LIFE AT STAKE.
And only a heart surgeon with the skills of a Faulkner Award winning writer oould bring readers into to OR and even into the heart itself to share that cosmic experience. Dr. Berger does exactly that in the context of a
MEDICAL MURDER MYSTERY EXPOSING A VA HOSPITAL SCANDAL FROM DECADES BEFORE THEY BECOME FRONT PAGE NEWS.
A wrestling scholarship takes Cooper Logan from a troubled youth in Boston to a surgical residency in Birmingham, Alabama where he fits in like a Hell's Angel at a British High Tea. Cooper struggles with culture shock and hospital politics. Then conflict with a drug addicted VA hospital nurse and her powerful protector get him fired. His lover dumps him and it seems like things couldn't get much worse. Then they do. The druggy nurse is murdered and Cooper is framed for the crime. To save his dream and his life, Cooper must unravel a mystery decades older than he is and solve a murder in the process.