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Beneath the Wake

By Ross Pennie

The eagerly anticipated fourth medical thriller in the award-winning series

Epidemic investigator Dr. Zol Szabo hopes an extended cruise on the Indian Ocean with his girlfriend and his son will salve the wounds of the rough times they’ve been weathering at home. As they set ... Read more

Bitter Paradise

By Ross Pennie

 

Fans of Bones and Coroner will love Dr. Zol Szabo, a doctor who is out to solve medical mysteries before it’s too late

After weeks of torture at the hands of Syria’s secret police, the bombing of his villa in the ancient city of Aleppo, and the murder of his daughter, trauma ... Read more

Cleavage

By Theanna Bischoff

Cleavage tracks the patchwork musings of Leah, who, at twenty-four years old and two years into a relationship, discovers she has breast cancer. Told in fragments reminiscent of A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews, Cleavage details Leah's struggles with her illness and treatments, ... Read more

Death and the Intern

By Jeremy Hanson-Finger

SHORTLISTED FOR THE KOBO EMERGING WRITER PRIZE

ScrubsThe Maltese Falcon and The Crying of Lot 49

Janwar Gupta, a brilliant but neurotic medical student intern, has a patient die under suspicious circumstances during his placement at the Ottawa Civic Hospital. Certain of his innocence, ... Read more

Heart Specialist, The

By Claire Holden Rothman

Inspired by the life of Doctor Maude Elizabeth Seymour Abbott, The Heart Specialist is the story of a woman pursuing her dream at the dawn of the twentieth century. Stripped of a regular childhood when her father is accused of a horrific crime and abandons the family, Agnes was ... Read more

Middenrammers

By John Bart

Set in the UK in the 1970s, Middenrammers follows the story of young Dr. Brian Davis and his efforts to adjust to his new job in a Yorkshire fishing town. The town’s only hospital permits no contraceptive advice, or abortions. Dr. Davis and Woodie—the midwife he falls in ... Read more

Sonja & Carl

By Suzanne Hillier

Sonja Danychuk, a serious and introverted student with dirt-poor immigrant parents, takes pride in her intellectual and academic achievements—essential skills to help her survive and eventually leave small-town Davenport in Northern Ontario. When her father is cut down by ... Read more

Tampered

By Ross Pennie

When a bout of food poisoning strikes a residence for lively seniors blessed with generous pensions and high-ranking political connections, Dr. Zol Szabo, public health doctor turned medical detective, assembles his investigative team. But the epidemic's source proves elusive; ... Read more

The Embalmer

By Anne-Renee Caille
Translated by Rhonda Mullins

He tells her about cases he remembers. The two young women found in the forest, the drowned boy whose organs were eaten by eels, the casket that caught on fire at the funeral. He reveals the secrets of his profession. The powder that comes in a ketchup-sized packet and is injected ... Read more