Samantha Cody can’t stay away from trouble.
When Sam’s long-time friend, Dr. Lucy Wagner finds her career, and maybe even her life in jeopardy, it’s impossible for Samantha not to run to her ex-boxing buddy’s side. Dr. Lucy Wagner was on top of her game, her practice thriving, and her reputation impeccable. In addition to being the only cardiac surgeon on staff at the Remington Medical Center in small-town Tennessee, she recently had a new pediatric cardiac unit dedicated to her. Her achievements put her at the apex of the local medical pyramid, but earned her a few powerful enemies.
Her success comes to a screeching halt when John Scully, the spiritual founder and leader of a local snake-handling church, dies on her operating table. The series of strange fainting spells and nightmarish dreams that follow are nothing compared to the violent psychotic behaviors Lucy’s patients begin exhibiting, and she knows it’s time to call in the cavalry.
Despite wishing to put her ex-cop days behind her, Samantha Cody must lead Lucy on a journey into the past to confront old and very powerful forces she never knew existed.
About DP Lyle (Orange County, California Author)
D. P. Lyle is the Amazon #1 Bestselling; Macavity and Benjamin Franklin Award winning; and Edgar(2), Agatha, Anthony, Shamus, Scribe, Silver Falchion, and USA Today Best Book(2) Award nominated author of 17 books, both non-fiction and fiction, including the Samantha Cody, Dub Walker, and Jake Longly thriller series and the Royal Pains media tie-in novels. His essay on Jules Verne’s THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND appears in THRILLERS: 100 MUST READS, his short story “Even Steven” in ITW’s anthology THRILLER 3: LOVE IS MURDER, and his short story “Bottom Line” in FOR THE SAKE OF THE GAME. He served as editor for and contributed the short story “Splash” to SCWA’s anthology IT’S ALL IN THE STORY.
He is International Thriller Writer’s VP for Education, and runs CraftFest, Master CraftFest, and ITW’s Online Thriller School. Along with Jan Burke, he was co-host of Crime and Science Radio. He has worked with many novelists and with the writers of popular television shows such as Law & Order, CSI: Miami, Diagnosis Murder, Monk, Judging Amy, Peacemakers, Cold Case, House, Medium, Women’s Murder Club, 1-800-Missing, The Glades, and Pretty Little Liars.
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