Hard to Breathe (Paperback)
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ER doctor and medical researcher Drake Cody has a hidden past no physician is allowed to have... When an injured woman presents to the ER with a report of a fall, Drake reports to police his suspicion that her powerful businessman husband is guilty of domestic violence. Within hours, Drake's medical license and the rights to his breakthrough experimental drug are threatened. Murder, billion-dollar intrigue, and corruption involving the most powerful elements in healthcare threaten Drake's career, those he loves, and his life. Can the law deliver justice, or will it abandon Drake as he battles forces driven by greed and the lust for power? Hard to Breathe provides an insider's exposure to the blast-furnace emotions of critical care medicine and the high-stakes "business" of healthcare and its mega-dollar temptations. Hard to Breathe is a fast-paced, intense, twisting thrill ride involving individuals you care about and medical realities that affect us all.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.