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Dr. Lou Welcome

  • Resistant
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    • Resistant

    • Dr. Lou Welcome (Volume 3)
      Michael Palmer
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • 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...

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  • Political Suicide
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    • Political Suicide

    • Dr. Lou Welcome (Volume 2)
      Michael Palmer
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • A massive cover-up gone awry

      A prominent physician accused of murder

      Uncovering the truth could put the entire country at risk

      Dr. Gary McHugh, known around Washington,...

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  • Oath of Office
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    • Oath of Office

    • Dr. Lou Welcome (Volume 1)
      Michael Palmer
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • 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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  • On Call
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    • On Call

    • Dr. Lou Welcome
      Michael Palmer
      St. Martin's Publishing Group

    • 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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Political Suicide by Michael Palmer Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to an excerpt of Political Suicide, the new thriller by author Michael Palmer. Read by Robert Petkoff.

Michael Palmer

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.

Photo: Bill Miles