ALU Book Club: Further Reading after Death and the Intern

We’ve been feeling alive with Jeremy Hanson-Finger’s part medical dramedy, part detective story Death and the Intern (Invisible Publishing), so our final July book club post has us excitedly recommending some follow-up reads that’ll keep you sharp and sleuth-y.

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We’ve been feeling alive with Jeremy Hanson-Finger’s part medical dramedy, part detective story Death and the Intern (Invisible Publishing), so our final July book club post has us excitedly recommending some follow-up reads that’ll keep you sharp and sleuth-y.If you wanted more Susan Jonestown in Death and the InternTry…
Flush by Sky Curtis (Inanna Publications)The story follows Robin MacFarland, a fifty-five-year-old journalist and mother of four who resolves to quit drinking and try online dating. When she decides to cover a water cooling system conference to meet men and get a scoop she winds up knee-deep in both: a date with the owner of the water company and a murder investigation after he’s found dead. Flush’s amateur sleuth is a fresh departure from your typical detective heroine and is a cross between Janwar and super sleuth journalist Susan in Death and the Intern.  If medical terms and the hypochondria-spiral of WebMD are your thing…Try…
Touching Strangers
by Stacey Madden (Now or Never Publishing)With all the off-kilter hilarity of Death and the Intern, Touching Strangers follows the lives of a twenty-something germaphobic couple who live an isolated and sterilized life in Toronto. Unlucky for them, a Buzzard Flu outbreak plagues the tenants in their building and they must question if illness is the biggest problem in their lives or if a more dangerous killer lurks closer to home.If the thrill of the who-the-heck-dunit had your detective senses racing…Try…
Beneath the Wake
by Ross Pennie (ECW Press)The fourth in an award-winning medical thriller series, this is one you can jump right into even if you haven’t read any of the previous novels in the series. In Beneath the Wake, Dr. Zol Szabo, an epidemic investigator, reluctantly investigates an on-board illness during his family cruise trip. When the body count begins to rise, there’s more to suspect than an airborne disease.If the psychological games had your head spinning with anticipation…Try…
The Killer Trail
by D.B Carew (NeWest Press)Set in Vancouver, this crime thriller involves a psychiatric social worker who after discovering an abandoned cell phone is pulled into the psychotic games of a suspect at the centre of a high-profile kidnapping and murder case. Similar to Death and the Intern with its intriguing cast of characters, the breakneck pacing and ever-intensifying plot will have you playing detective to the end.* * *Thanks for following along with us this month as we chatted with publisher Leigh Nash at Invisible Publishing, Death and the Intern, and interviewed author Jeremy Hanson-Finger! If you still haven’t read the book, you can pick up a copy at 15% off here until the end of August.Stay tuned for our next book club starting on August 2 with Shenzheners from Linda Leith Publishing and get it here for 15% off!