This is book one in the Rhea Lynch MD series. Dr. Lynch moved from Charleston to practice medicine in the ER of a small South Carolina hospital in Da..Show More »wkin County.
Dr. Lynch returns from vacation to find her best friend near death form a stroke. Her family blocks Lynch from visiting her. Then a man is brought into the ER with similar symptoms, then another and another. A powerful conspiracy affects the entire community. Lynch discovers it is not a stroke but whatever it is, it was caused on purpose.
The pace is fast, lots of riveting ER action. The story is full of suspense, well drawn characters and a strong story line. I am enjoying this easy to read book that is full of suspense and humor. I have learned a number of southern expressions that I have never heard before. I am glad to have discovered the writings of Gwen Hunter. I read this as an audiobook downloaded from Audible. Carol Hendrickson narrated the book.
Dr. Rhea Lynch has people dying in her emergency room of what looks like a pulmonary infection. They die quickly from whatever is attacking their int..Show More »ernal organs.
In Dr. Lynch’s attempt to learn more about the infection/epidemic, she is caught up in the midst of a hate group, religious fanatics and a terrorist germ warfare attack.
The book is well written and is fast paced and suspenseful. I could hardly put the book down until it was finished. The story has lots of action and the plot is filled with twists and turns. The characters are most interesting and unusual. I am looking forward to reading another book in the series. Carol Hendrickson does a great job narrating the book.
This is the first time I have read a book by Gwen Hunter. I discovered after I bought the book it is part three of a series. Apparently the series h..Show More »as been out since 2004, but with the new release in Kindle and audio format it has revived the series.
The series is set in Dawkins County, a rural part of South Carolina. Rheane Rheaburn Lynch, M.D. is an emergency room physician for Dawkins County’s small hospital. This particular book deals with faith healing. There is lots of medical terminology, all explained and lots of suspense, action, humor as well as small southern town politics.
Hunter has developed highly rich complex characters and a compelling suspenseful plot. It is a fast easy read. Carol Hendrickson narrates the story.