Public Anatomy by A. Scott Pearson

By A. Scott Pearson

Whereas improving from a career-threatening damage, doctor Eli department is pulled into the turbulent international of Dr. Liza French, a colleague he hasn't obvious in ten years. Liza makes use of their prior to entice Eli right into a highly-publicized debacle in a Memphis medical institution that has placed her personal occupation in jeopardy. but if the homicide of clinical group of workers at Gates Memorial appears to be like relating to Liza's surgical trouble, Eli reveals that extra lives are at impending risk.Eli discovers clues from the sufferers that fit anatomical paintings chanced on on the crime scenes, a connection that leads him to the manuscript of a 16th century anatomist whose equipment of dissection are over 4 centuries old-but are being reenacted within the present.Aided by way of the services of forensic pathologist, Dr. Meg day-by-day, Eli uncovers a trend to the escalating deaths and the hunt starts off for a killer the media and town come to grasp because the Organist.

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From the start, she had slipped off her sling-back, open-toed, two-inch heels and scooted them aside. Barefoot in her own operating room, she knew the only way to improve on this procedure would be to perform it from the living room of her Victorian mansion, Rachmaninoff crashing in the background, an iced vanilla latte for the finale. All in due time, she thought. Just finish this case. Five yards of glistening tile floor separated her from her patient. She sat within a stainless steel console in a corner of the operating room and stared at a video screen.

He smiled at Janice with complete satisfaction and thought he heard her gag. What kind of doctor had he become? From a rising academic surgeon to a small time ER doc shooting maggots with a WaterPik. One patient at a time, Eli told himself. Besides, what else did he have to do? No other patients had come to the ER. Hours remained in his shift. After several more rounds, the maggot refuse began to pile up. Problem was, the maggots weren’t actually dead. After being momentarily stunned, they’d begun to wiggle and crawl and look for a new home to eat.

She left, and Eli rubbed his face and stood. A month ago he was the new hotshot recruit at the University of the Mid-South Medical Center. An academic surgeon poised to rise to the top. Now, he was the doctor of choice for nocturnal crazies that roamed south Memphis. Branch pulled a white coat over his wrinkled scrubs and threaded his splinted hand through the sleeve. Squinting under bright fluorescent lights, he approached the examination area. Outside curtain three, the charge nurse handed him a clipboard.

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