Hard To Breathe (Paperback)
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ER doctor and medical researcher Drake Cody fears discovery of a shameful, career-ending secret as he works to protect the vulnerable. When an injured woman arrives at the ER with a report of a fall Drake has her wealthy businessman and hospital board member husband arrested for domestic violence. The sociopathic husband is deeply involved in criminal business dealings and an abuse trial and conviction will topple his illicit empire. Within hours Drake's ugly past is revealed and his medical license threatened. Drake will not yield as a diabolical killer, billion-dollar intrigue, and corruption target him, his victimized patient, and those he loves.Family, love, duty, and morality hang in the balance while Drake fights his way through a legal/criminal/medical maze, where each passing second can take it all away. A fast-paced, thrill ride involving individuals you care about and realities that affect us all.Hard to Breathe includes authentic medical action and an insider's view of life-or-death medicine and the mega-dollar temptations within the "business" of healthcare. Startling twists occur to the very last page.
About the Author
Tom Combs' career as an ER physician provides the foundation for his unforgettable characters and riveting plots. His emotional engagement arises from 25 years of helping those facing illness, trauma and tragedy. Nerve Damage, book one of the Drake Cody series, 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. Book three in the series is titled "Blood Loss" and is scheduled for 2017 release. 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 or communicate via email at email@example.com.