Author and orthopedic surgeon William H. Simon’s “Prescription: Murder” takes readers on the thrilling adventures of sharp and witty Dr. Ham Marks.
Villanova, Pa. (PRWEB) October 01, 2013
Author and orthopedic surgeon William H. Simon’s “Prescription: Murder” (published by iUniverse) takes readers on the thrilling adventures of sharp and witty Dr. Ham Marks.
Split into two novellas, “Prescription: Murder” follows the adventures of Ham Marks, a forensic orthopedic surgeon who always seems to find himself dodging murder attempts and thwarting criminals. In the first novella, “Over His Dead Body,” Marks is called as an expert witness to a high-profile murder trial of a malpractice lawyer, but before he can take the stand, he finds himself the target of international terrorists. Marks is on the case to find out how the malpractice lawyer became entangled with such terrorists.
In “A ‘C’ Change,” Marks and his wife, Ruth set sail for a romantic Mediterranean cruise. As the ship weaves around the Greek islands, Marks uncovers a dastardly murder plot of a Bulgarian medical colleague who has just invented a product worth millions. This time, Marks teams up with the secret service and the FBI in order to take out the murderers and make it back to the cruise ship before cocktail hour.
“People love murder mysteries,” says Simon. He advises readers to be on the lookout for his next Ham Marks book, “Hit and Drag,” a story of murder on the golf course.
By William H. Simon, MD
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 164 pages | ISBN 9781469788289
E-Book | 164 pages | ISBN 9781475917710
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
William H. Simon, MD, has practiced medicine as an orthopedic surgeon for over 40 years. He is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is also the author of over 50 scientific articles and books. “Prescription: Murder” is his first work of fiction.
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