Dead Head

Dead Head

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An internationally renowned surgeon follows his acclaimed Deadly Errors with this chilling medical thriller. Brain surgeon Russell Lawton is abducted by terrorists who want him to develop a computer that can manipulate a robot by using brain activity. If he can't, his only daughter will die. more

Product details

  • Paperback | 342 pages
  • 104.1 x 170.2 x 20.3mm | 158.76g
  • St Martin's Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0765355965
  • 9780765355966
  • 2,208,665

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"With its lightning-paced excitement and fascinating science, "Dead Head" has everything you could hope for in a medical thriller!"--Tess Gerritsen, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of "The Mephisto Club""" "Once I started "Dead Head", I couldn't put it down. It's a skillful merging of the medical thriller and political thriller...Tom Clancy meets Tess Gerritsen! "Dead Head" is an expertly crafted thrill-ride. The suspense builds and builds in Allen Wyler's riveting page-turner. Bravo!"--Kevin O'Brien, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of "The Last Victim" and "Killing Spree""" ""Deadly Errors" is a wild and satisfying ride! This is an 'up all night' pass into troubled places that only hard-working doctors know about, a turbulent world of trusting patients and imperfect humans struggling with the required image of perfection. Only a gifted surgeon like Allen Wyler could craft such a wild and wonderful best-of-the-breed medical thriller!"--John J. Nance, "New York Times" best selling author of "Pandora's Clock"""Deadly Errors" gave me chills again and again - it's original, insightful, and brilliantly paced - the sort of a thriller that only a doctor could have written .Wyler's sense of the worlds of the hospital and operating room are unsurpassed. You'll feel as if you are right there. This is a tense, taut, very scary book. It will be hard for any reader to put down."--Michael Palmer, "New York"" Times" bestselling author of "Miracle Cure" and "The Sisterhood"show more

About Allen Wyler

Dr. Allen R. Wyler is an internationally renowned brain surgeon with over thirty years of experience, recognized for his pioneering work in the field of neurosurgery. He is currently Medical Director of Northstar Neuroscience, a biotech firm in Seattle, more

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28 ratings
3.14 out of 5 stars
5 11% (3)
4 25% (7)
3 43% (12)
2 11% (3)
1 11% (3)
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