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Oath of Office Audiobook

Oath of Office

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Publisher's Summary

From the New York Times best-selling author of A Heartbeat Away and The Last Surgeon comes a shocking new novel at the crossroads of politics and medicine.

What if a well respected doctor inexplicably goes on a murderous rampage? When Dr. John Meacham goes on a shooting spree, his business partner, staff, and two patients are killed in the bloodbath. Then Meacham turns the gun on himself.

The blame falls on Dr. Lou Welcome. Welcome worked with Meacham years before as a counselor after John's medical license had been revoked for drug addiction. Lou knew that John was an excellent doctor and deserved to be practicing medicine, and fought hard for his license to be restored. After hearing the news of the violent outburst, Lou is in shock like everyone else, but mostly he's incredulous. When he begins to look into it further, the terrifying evidence he finds takes him down a path to an unspeakable conspiracy that seems to lead directly to the White House and those in the highest positions of power.

©2012 Michael Palmer (P)2012 Macmillan Audio

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    Bob North Lauderdale, FL, United States 03-24-12
    Bob North Lauderdale, FL, United States 03-24-12
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    "A good read but not a page turner."

    I normally like Palmer's book and this is no exception. It is however not a page turner. I enjoyed it and the narration was excellent. If you like a good mystery, you will enjoy this. I think it it just above your average mystery but worth a credit.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    RITU 03-16-12
    RITU 03-16-12

    Tell us about yourself!

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    "Unrealistic"

    Part medical drama, part mystery, part romance, part diatribe on genetically modified foods. This book tries to be too much. The narrator is good but he can't save a bad plot.

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    Liz United States 03-15-12
    Liz United States 03-15-12
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    "Loved Every Second of It!!"
    What did you love best about Oath of Office?

    I loved the drama, the excitement and the love story.
    I have an extreme interest in medicine and politics and Michael Palmer did an extraordinary job of braiding the them together.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The character Lou Welcome.


    Have you listened to any of Robert Petkoff’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, I have not but he did a wonderful job. Will definately listen again.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Nikki NY 02-23-12
    Nikki NY 02-23-12 Member Since 2015
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    "Good listen"
    Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

    I would recommend, story was interesting


    How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

    n/a


    Did Robert Petkoff do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    yes, his tones changed and I was able to tell the difference between the different characters


    Was Oath of Office worth the listening time?

    yes, definitely


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    PNels FL 09-13-12
    PNels FL 09-13-12
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    "What a chore to listen to this book"
    Has Oath of Office turned you off from other books in this genre?

    I usually love Michael Palmer books but this was just . . . bizarre . . . and made no sense.


    What about Robert Petkoff’s performance did you like?

    No problem with the narration but the story didn't make any sense.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sarah United States 07-24-12
    Sarah United States 07-24-12 Member Since 2013

    Love sci-fi books, romace books. I love to get lost into a good book.

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    "wish I could get refund"
    What disappointed you about Oath of Office?

    the story was not good at all. why was it printed or in audio beats me!!!!


    Would you ever listen to anything by Michael Palmer again?

    nope, would not do that again.


    What didn’t you like about Robert Petkoff’s performance?

    n/a


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    none


    Any additional comments?

    would love a refund, or a better book.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Chelsea LUBBOCK, TX, United States 06-28-12
    Chelsea LUBBOCK, TX, United States 06-28-12

    I am in English teacher who seeks to bring knowledge of literature and of the one true God to all of my students. I also love listening to books on my commute to and from school.

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    "Couldn't Finish- Not Impressed"
    Would you try another book from Michael Palmer and/or Robert Petkoff?

    I would not buy another Michael Palmer book. The plot was too predictable, and the characters vastly underdeveloped. Disappointing.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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