Nerve Damage (Paperback)
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A break-through experimental treatment developed by emergency physician and medical researcher Drake Cody places he and his family in deadly peril. A brilliant but deranged agent of the trillion-dollar pharmaceutical industry will stop at nothing - including murder - to get possession of the invaluable drug. Murder, greed, intrigue, violence, and life or death challenges force Drake and his wife to battle for their children, their love, and their lives.Readers are exposed to the blast-furnace emotions of emergency and critical care action, and the twisted underbelly of the "business" of healthcare with its mega-dollar temptations. John Grisham introduced legal suspense and thrills to the mainstream - Tom Combs has done the same with the world of medicine in book one of this riveting series.
About the Author
Tom Combs' career as an award-winning ER physician provides the foundation for his unforgettable characters and riveting plots. Emotional engagement arises from 25 years of battling to help and comfort those facing illness, trauma and tragedy. To earn his way to medical school, Tom worked jobs using jackhammers, chainsaws, and heavy machinery. He then shifted to laboratory equipment and, eventually, to the stethoscope, scalpel and other tools of the Emergency Medicine specialist. His current weapons of choice are the keyboard and a dangerously fertile imagination. Nerve Damage, his debut thriller, immerses the reader in high-level intrigue and edge-of-your seat suspense. The events are tomorrow's headlines credible with surprises unfolding to the final page. Tom lives with his artist wife near family and friends in a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Visit his website at www.tom-combs.com