Author: Richard L. Mabry, MD
Publisher: Abingdon Press
About the Book: Dr. Anna McIntyre's life was going just fine until someone else started living it.
Her patient dies because of an identity mix-up; her medical career is in jeopardy because of forged prescriptions; and her credit is in ruins. She thought things couldn't get worse, but that was before she opened the envelope and saw a positive HIV test with her name on it. (synopsis from back cover)
My thoughts: I enjoyed reading this medical mystery. It was fun to read this, as being written by a doctor you know that the medical information in the book is correct - gives it an authentic feel. With this one, the tie in to the stolen identity gave it a definite 21st century feel. It just showed you how easily it really is to have your identity stolen - and the havoc it can wreck in your life.
It was very smooth the way that things started to fall into place, and I didn't see the guilty party for who he was until the very end. Anna was a strong character, not willing to sit back any more and just let this stuff happen to her, but deciding to move forward and try to track down some answers on her own - not necessarily the smartest decision - but it does get results. There is a nice romance starting with Nick, a pathologist on staff, and/or possibly Ross, the lawyer she has hired to handle her problems. I am not going to tell you which - or maybe it is both! You are just going to have to read it yourself!
Dr. Mabry's website is http://rmabry.com/ . He blogs at http://rmabry.blogspot.com/
~I received a copy of this book from Abingdon Press in exchange for my review.~
Read the first chapter of Medical Error.
Publisher/Publication Date: Abingdon Press, Jul 2010