Author and Former Surgeon William H. Coles Creates Award-winning Modern Fiction With a Medical Twist

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A story of ethical dilemma and family challenges.

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The best fiction is written from a point of familiarity. That's why I created a fictional world that reflects real life ethical issues with a medical lens.

Dr. William H. Coles, former surgeon and current literary teacher, has blended his unique background into his award-winning new novel, Guardian of Deceit.

Coles creates a fascinating character-driven story following protagonist Darwin as he tries to walk in his deceased parent’s shoes, hoping to become a doctor. Achieving his goals becomes more difficult as he tries to traverse a new and unusual family dynamic fronted by a challenging celebrity guardian.

“I am a big supporter of classic literature with strong characters and a story that addresses the human condition” said Coles “I teach that the best fiction is written from a point of familiarity. That’s why I created a fictional world that reflects real life ethical issues with a medical lens.”

It is easy to see why Guardian of Deceit was a finalist in the William Faulkner Creative Writing Competition in 2012 as Coles melds modern social issues of malpractice, love versus lust, drugs and harassment into Darwin’s unusual world.

Guardian of Deceit
By: William H. Coles
HC ISBN:978-1-4817-2616-0
SC ISBN: 978-1-4817-2617-7
Available on Smashwords, Open Book Audio, Barnes and Nobles and Amazon

About the author
Dr. William H. Coles has an extensive medical history including being a department chairman for a medical school and as a regent for the American College of Surgeons. He has spent the last 15 years cultivating his writing and creating his owned and operated website http://www.storyinliteraryfiction.com. He has won over 36 awards between his four novels, two collections of short stories, three books on writing and over 30 essays. His website brings traffic in the millions and promotes quality in fiction. He teaches how to write fiction to over 26,000 students per year in online courses.

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