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Michael Palmer

Michael Palmer
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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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A Heartbeat Away by Michael Palmer--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Michael Palmer's medical thriller novel A Heartbeat Away, narrated by Robert Petkoff. The New York Times bestselling author and master of suspense delivers another novel at the crossroads of politics and medicine in this shocker of a thriller.

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The First Family

Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

“Captures the intense atmosphere of the White House…I thoroughly enjoyed it.”
President Bill Clinton on Michael Palmer's The First Patient

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Mercy

Mercy

Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Dr. Julie Devereux is an outspoken advocate for the right to die –until a motorcycle accident leaves her fiancé, Sam Talbot, a quadriplegic. Sam begs to end his life, but Julie sees hope in a...

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Trauma

Trauma

Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

TRAUMA

Prepare to be hooked from page one of this shock-inducing medical thriller from
New York Times bestselling author Michael Palmer and...

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Resistant

Dr. Lou Welcome

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

They kill without conscience or remorse. They are the most ruthless enemy we have ever faced. And they are one millionth our size...Prepare to be shocked-and mesmerized-by Resistant, the latest...

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Political Suicide

Dr. Lou Welcome

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

A physician accused of murder. A massive cover-up. An entire nation at risk…In Political Suicide, New York Times bestselling author Michael Palmer once again delivers a stunning...

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On Call

Dr. Lou Welcome

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

An original ebook short story from Bestselling thriller author Michael Palmer featuring Dr. Lou Welcome in his first crime-solving role: a murder at his medical school for which he is a person of interest....

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Oath of Office

Dr. Lou Welcome

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Michael Palmer, the New York Times bestselling author of A Heartbeat Away and The Last Surgeon brings us a shocking new thriller at the crossroads of politics...

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First Thrills: Volume 1

First Thrills: Volume 1

Edited by Lee Child; With stories from Michael Palmer, Daniel James Palmer, Karen Dionne, J. T. Ellison, Ryan Brown, Rip Gerber, Sean Michael Bailey, and Lee Child
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and the International Thriller Writers, Inc. present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills. From small-town crime stories...

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A Heartbeat Away

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

The New York Times bestselling author and master of suspense delivers another novel at the crossroads of politics and medicine in this shocker of a thriller.

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The Last Surgeon

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Michael Palmer's latest novel pits a flawed doctor against a ruthless psychopath, who has made murder his art form.

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The Second Opinion

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

Dr. Thea Sperelakis, diagnosed as a teen with Asperger's syndrome, has always been an outsider. She has a brilliant medical mind, and a remarkable recall of details, but her difficulty in dealing...

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The First Patient

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks

Gabe Singleton and Andrew Stoddard were once Naval Academy roommates. Today, Gabe is a country doctor and his friend Andrew has gone from war hero to governor to President of the United States. One...

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The Fifth Vial

Michael Palmer
St. Martin's Publishing Group
St. Martin's Press

From the blockbuster, eleven-time New York Times bestselling author comes a novel of medical suspense that begins with these chilling questions: Who ends up with the blood samples you routinely...

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