When Dr. Lou Welcome receives a frantic call from his friend and fellow doctor, Gary McHugh, he's not exactly surprised; as a supervising physician for the Physician Wellness Office, Lou has come to expect middle of the night calls from his clients. But, Gary has not just fallen off the wagon; he has stumbled onto the dead body of a prominent politician. Gary swears that he is not the killer, but all of the evidence points to his guilt. But, Lou isn't so sure . . .
Michael Palmer's Political Suicide (St. Martin's Press) is a popcorn movie of a thriller. Explosions, attack dogs, steely-eyed bad guys? Check. Intrigue, corruption, and cover ups? Check. Our hero, Lou Welcome, in totally over his head? Check. Political Suicidemay not be the most believable book I've ever read, but it's a whole lot of fun, and I enjoyed every page. I definitely recommend it.
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