Ken McClure ✓ 0 ReadDecent suspense although it s obvious from the beginning how the story will develop doctor with credibility issues gets in trouble during his investigation falls for his girl Friday but still sleeps with the femme fatale and everything ends at the doomed abbey The only truly surprising part is how many people who die not from the plague just to make the protagonist s life that much difficult Many typos leads me to wonder if this was a novel I acuired free from the author Probably wouldn t have bothered anyone who hadn t done years of editing for a living and none of them complicated my understanding of the story but they did take
Me Out Of It For A Few Seconds The Protagonistout of it for a few seconds The protagonist background seemed a little melodramatic than necessary to explain why he was working below his abilities Perhaps for this eason it started a little slowly then Haven: A Graphic Novel resolved a little too uickly at the end All in all though a heart pounding adventure involving history archeology and medicine with a littleomance thrown in Enough to keep me up until 2 am to finish and to find of the author s books to Physical Basis of the Direction of Time, The. the Frontiers Collection. read Would love to see this as a movie A gripping thriller with a scientific medical twist combined with the nightmare of evil which man overloo. A break in at the hospital morgue the unexplained disappearance of certain bodies intrigue among the senior staff and a chance encounter with a grieving widower prompt Dr James Saracen to uestion irregularities surrounding the death of a woman at Skel General Hospital Narrowly avoiding personal disaster he unearths a conspiracy to conceal the fact that she died of a disease believed to have faded out in England hundreds of years ago The woman hasecently come from abroad and the lazy and politically motivated head consultant carelessly assumes that this is an isolated incident Saracen is sceptical and is prove. .
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saracen is ais a something Registrar working in an Accident and Emergency department of a local hospital who stumbles across an anomaly The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction regarding the case of a woman whose body and medicalecords go missing after her death James finds other similar cases and sets out to solve them This gripping thriller will make it impossible for you to put down It may also be that you can imagine the possibility of this occurring at one of your local hospitals with the same threatened outcomes Like other novels by Ken McClure I was held captive by the intense drama and sense of foreboding which Dr Saracens andhis colleagues
experience through the narrative Ken McClure s novels have ecently become favourites ofthrough the narrative Ken McClure s novels have ecently become favourites of and I thoroughly ecommend them Pestilence in particular I very much enjoyed this novel It was a efreshing medical mystery with uite a bit of drama involved with it too The way Ken McClure writes is new and innovative The only thing I can say negatively about this book and the eason it was difficult for me to get through is because it hasn t been updated since 1991 This makes the book feel
aged and outdated and the person who converted it to kindle format made uite a few typo. D ight whenand outdated and the person who converted it to kindle format made uite a few typo. D The Forever Court (Knights of the Borrowed Dark right when cases are brought in to the Accident and Emergency Unit Faced with the outbreak of a highly contagious epidemic which seems to defy theules of containment the town is placed under martial law Suspense builds as Saracen struggles elentlessly against the clock to trace the elusive source of the pestilence and save the midlands town from annihilation The legend of the curse of Skel the lost site of a monastery a young boy's delirious antings all add to the mystery Saracen putting both his job and his life on the line must enter the ealms of a medieval nightmare before the sinister and near fa.
S The actual novel though was very goo A familiar concept presented with frightening credibilityThe story grabs the eader Lightfoot the Historian: The Nature and Role of History in the Life and Thought of J.B. Lightfoot (1828-1884) as Churchman and Scholar right from the start The characters are all very well developed You find yourselfooting for the main character A young doctor who has a strong sense of ight and wrong Believes that the truth must always be told even if it costs him his career The protagonist in the story uses this flaw to his advantage to promote his OWN career naturallyThe first half of the book deals mainly with developing the characters and embroiling them in a mystery that they know they MUST find out the truth Once the truth is finally found and evealed the story picks up the pace and the Gideon's Ride reader finds themselves on the Wheeeeeee part of theoller coasterKen McClure certainly understands bureaucrats He writes them so well How something that COULD easily be contained is NOT due to their ineptitude That s what makes this story so believable One can easily deduce what SHOULD be done and due to some government officials needing to cover their backsides many will die or be
severely impactedif youimpactedIf you an interest in the black plague this book needs to be on
your eading list You WILL learn a few new things about the plagu. Talreading list You WILL learn a few new things about the plagu. Tal is found This title was first published by Simon Schuster Ltd UK in 1991 It was subseuently translated into sixteen languages across the globe as well as appearing in large print and audio editions Ken McClure is the internationally bestselling author of over twenty medical thrillers such as The Lazarus Strain The Gulf Conspiracy White Death and Dust to Dust His books have been translated into twenty five languages and he has earned a eputation for the accuracy of his predicitions McClure's work is informed by his background as an award winning 20th Century Photography: Museum Ludwig Cologne research scientist with the UK's Medical Research Counc.