Trauma: A Novel

Trauma: A Novel

by Daniel Palmer, Michael Palmer

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Overview

TRAUMA

Prepare to be hooked from page one of this shock-inducing medical thriller from
New York Times bestselling author Michael Palmer and his son, acclaimed suspense novelist Daniel Palmer.


Dr. Carrie Bryant is a much-admired neurosurgical resident at an esteemed Boston hospital. When the relentless pace of her residency leads to a life-shattering error, Carrie loses her confidence—and decides to quit her residency and move back home. Her new life’s purpose: To help her combat-vet brother, Adam, recover from a crippling case of post-traumatic stress disorder.


“A unique novel that shows the strength of both authors’ work.”—Mystery Scene

The experimental program at the VA Medical Center promises the possibility of curing the ravages of PTSD forever. It seems like Adam’s best option, but Carrie has her doubts when one of her patients goes missing…and then another. Carrie joins local investigative reporter David Hoffman in the hunt for answers. The hospital, however, is determined to keep its secrets at all costs. As Carrie and David descend into a labyrinth of murder and corruption, the price Carrie could pay for asking the wrong questions is her own life…


“When it comes to inventive plots for medical thrillers, nobody does it better than Michael Palmer.”—Huffington Post

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250030870
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 05/12/2015
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 6,634
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

MICHAEL PALMER is the author of more than twenty novels of medical suspense, all international bestsellers. His books have been translated into thirty-five languages. Extreme Measures was the basis for a movie starring Hugh Grant and Gene Hackman.

DANIEL PALMER is the author of several critically-acclaimed suspense novels, including Delirious and Desperate. After receiving his master's degree from Boston University, he spent a decade as an e-commerce pioneer. A recording artist, accomplished blues harmonica player, and lifelong Red Sox fan, Daniel lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two children where he is currently at work on his next novel.


DANIEL PALMER is the author of several critically-acclaimed suspense novels, including Delirious and Desperate. After receiving his master's degree from Boston University, he spent a decade as an e-commerce pioneer. A recording artist, accomplished blues harmonica player, and lifelong Red Sox fan, Daniel lives in New Hampshire with his wife and two children, where he is currently at work on his next novel.

Michael Palmer (1942-2013) wrote internationally bestselling novels of medical suspense, including The First Patient, The Second Opinion, The Last Surgeon, A Heartbeat Away, Oath of Office and Political Suicide. His book Extreme Measures was adapted into a movie starring Hugh Grant and Gene Hackman. His books have been translated into thirty-five languages.

Palmer earned his bachelor's degree at Wesleyan University, and he attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University. He trained in internal medicine at Boston City and Massachusetts General Hospitals. He spent twenty years as a full-time practitioner of internal and emergency medicine. In addition to his writing, Palmer was an associate director of the Massachusetts Medical Society Physician Health Services, devoted to helping physicians troubled by mental illness, physical illness, behavioral issues, and chemical dependency.

He lived in eastern Massachusetts.

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Trauma 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great story Daniel.Thank you for carrying on your fathers story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Once you start a Michael Palmer book you wont' get anything else done.  They're SO good. Trauma (the latest) was finished by his son, Daniel who would make his Dad proud. highly    
Virginiaw More than 1 year ago
This book was fantastic. It is a wonderful medical thriller. I don't know if they can work Carrie into any other stories but I really like her. It is always kind of scary to see what something that is to help people can be twisted to harm someone. I hope to read many more by Michael and Daniel Palmer.
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dicken--15--dog More than 1 year ago
Sorry to say, it wasn't up to Mickael Palmers standards. I know, his son did his best, but is not as good as his father.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
lizzie2CD More than 1 year ago
Fast paced. Good book