Friday, April 26, 2019

Seven top medical mysteries & thrillers

Kathleen Valenti is the author of the Maggie O’Malley Mysteries, a pharmaceutical/medical mystery series that includes her Agatha- and Lefty-nominated debut novel, Protocol, fan favorite 39 Winks, and recently released As Directed.

At CrimeReads she tagged "a short list of medical mysteries and thrillers that function as great-reads therapy, including:
Two Kinds of Truth, by Michael Connelly

This entry isn’t strictly a medical mystery. Or maybe not so strictly. But this Harry Bosch tome burrows beneath the surface of pill mills, the opioid crisis, and medical malfeasance so convincingly—and compellingly—it easily makes the list for me. Connelly masterfully crafts multiple storylines, tackles social issues, and puts flesh-and-blood characters through their paces with his signature aplomb in this gripping book.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue