Act of Murder: A Doc Brady Mystery. A Medical Thriller. John Bishop M.D. Mantid Press. March 2020. pb, 281 pp.; ISBN #: 97817342511040.
In the spring of one year, a neighbor of Dr. Brady dies. He’s hit by a car and that person doesn’t stop and acknowledge what’s been done. The police detective says to the doctor that if he remembers anything, he should contact her. He remembers a red car a few days later.
This is the story of how the murderer is uncovered. It’s all tied in, the death of another twin. A shared health problem. The death of a doctor who could have been alive today had he been treated earlier. The skills of his son, J. J. and his friend, who are computer whiz kids and are able to track bank accounts and people who just might be part of a connection.
All in the middle of a busy orthopedic surgeon’s life. His practice is just as successful and he’s got a great relationship with his peers. He’s got a great wife and a talented son who helps him out in this case. He’s unable to forget this case and it’s this linkage that keeps him going.
What could a murderer do with what’s really a secret? Not going to spoil this one but it’s upsetting to say the least!
This is a great mystery and it’s done in a very realistic way that makes you keep reading!
A medical thriller for sure! Highly recommended reading!