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Michael Palmer

USA flag (1942 - 2013)
Father of Daniel Palmer

Michael Palmer authored twenty-one novels of medical suspense before his death in 2013, all international bestsellers. His books have been translated into thirty-five languages. Extreme Measures was the basis for a movie starring Hugh Grant and Gene Hackman.

Genres: Thriller, Mystery
Michael Palmer recommends
Night Sins (1995)
(Deer Lake, book 1)
Tami Hoag
"Nerve-shattering, explosive entertainment, and should not be missed by anyone who reads for the thrill of it."
Hanging Time (1995)
(April Woo, book 2)
Leslie Glass
"Sharp as a scalpel... scary as hell. Leslie Glass is Lady McBain."
The Center (1997)
David Shobin
"A non-stop roller-coaster ride into medical terror!"
The Protocol (1999)
April Christofferson
"April Christofferson ranks up there with Tami Hoag for writing can't-put-it-down suspense. The Protocol is a nail biter end to end."
Forensic Science of CSI (2001)
Katherine Ramsland
"Fascinating... this book is a must for anyone who wonders how the real crime-solvers do it."
Fatal Care (2001)
(Joanna Blalock, book 7)
Leonard Goldberg
"A master of medical suspense at its best."
A Stain Upon the Robe (2003)
(Mairead O'Clare legal thriller, book 3)
Terry Devane
"Terry Devane is... right up there with Scottoline, Margolin, and yes, Grisham."
Executive Actions (2004)
(Scott Roarke, book 1)
Gary Grossman
"Executive Actions is the best political thriller I have read in a long, long time?right up there with the very best of David Baldacci. Gary Grossman has written a masterpiece of suspense, powerfully written and filled with wildly imaginative twists. Get ready to lose yourself in a hell of a story."
The Interview Room (2005)
(Paul Lucas, book 1)
Roderick Anscombe
"The most original thriller I have read in a long, long time, with pacing and cutting edge medicine that will keep you up late into the night."
Deadly Errors (2005)
Allen Wyler
"A thriller that only a doctor could have written. Wyler's sense of the worlds of the hospital and operating room are unsurpassed. You'll feel as if you are right there."
The Price (2008)
Alexandra Sokoloff
"A stunning, riveting journey into terror and suspense."
Shedrow (2010)
Dean DeLuke
"Shedrow is a great read - intriguing and exciting. This book moves."
The Lone Wolf Agenda (2013)
(Bob Danforth, book 4)
Joseph Badal
"Crisp writing, masterful pacing, and characters to genuinely care about. This is what top-notch suspense is all about."
The Lethal Helix (2013)
Don Donaldson
"Nonstop excitement."
Lights Out (2014)
Donald Bain
"Donald Bain has a wit and sense of fiction that I have encountered only in Elmore Leonard's best stuff. Lights Out! is a wonderful read."

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