Medical Thriller Books

The best medical thriller eBooks for kindle, nook, iBooks and more, including medical police procedurals, stories about biological experiments gone wrong, rogue physicians and more.

Kept Woman Karin Slaughter

The Kept Woman, a Satisfying New Crime Thriller by Karin Slaughter

The Bottom Line: Even when Slaughter’s not at her best, she still brings heated emotions to the contemporary police procedural like few of her peers. Husbands and wives. Mothers and daughters. The past and the future. Secrets bind them. And secrets can destroy them. The author of Pretty Girls returns with an electrifying, emotionally complex […]

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Silent Source, a First-Rate Medical Thriller by James Marshall Smith

The Bottom Line: A first-rate medical thriller that establishes new author James Marshall Smith as one of the year’s best newcomers. Among local law enforcement, scientist Damon Keane is something of a celebrity in Atlanta. So when Atlanta police’s Special Operations Section find themselves faced with three ghoulish deaths and no solid leads, the mayor […]

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Transplant

Transplant, a Powerful Medical Thriller by Ambika Mathur-Kamat

The Bottom Line: A powerful medical thriller about the ethics of organ transplants, the desperate world of donors and the people who control the system. At Michigan’s Mount Carmel University, a world-famous organ transplant team prepares a patient for a liver transplant. Suddenly, a woman suddenly appears in the operating room with a gun. She […]

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Blood of Like Souls, a Medical Thriller by Val Conrad

The Bottom Line: This addictive first entry in the Julie Madigan series tells the story of a woman traumatized by a past her sadistic tormentor won’t let her escape. Why would an officer of the New Mexico State Police leave the force? That’s the dark secret kept by Julie Madigan, now a medical examiner investigator […]

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The Johnson Project

The Johnson Project, a Medical Thriller by Maggie Spence

The Bottom Line: A page-turning medical thriller about the potential consequences of mass infertility that will you have you up long past your bedtime. In his role as a liaison psychiatrist to the Chicago Public School System, Dr. Rafael Johnson spends his time helping pregnant teens. But mostly, his attempts to help offer young girls […]

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Book Review: Analogue, a Medical Thriller by Jack Rohrer

The Bottom Line: A medical thriller that is timely, gripping and actually important. Highly recommended. For terminal cancer patients wishing for an escape from reality, a Las Vegas hospice care facility licensed to administer LSD seems like a godsend. But when a chemistry lab explosion kills a scientist at a local university responsible for manufacturing the […]

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The Jigsaw Man, a Medical Thriller by Leigh Goodison

What if you woke up one day looking like a completely different person? Could you live with the consequences? Or would the trauma turn you into a psychopathic killer? After Dr. Thea Donovan performs reconstructive facial surgery on severely injured fireman Malcolm Dean, she is ecstatic with the results. The Reflesh procedure she pioneered with […]

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Deadly Sleep by Valerie Keogh

Book Review: Deadly Sleep, a Medical Thriller by Valerie Keogh

The Bottom Line: A truly terrifying medical thriller that expertly plays upon your worst nightmare about getting old. A must for Dexter fans. For many, the prospect of spending their golden years in a nursing home is nothing short of horrifying. One reason is because the power differential between the elderly and the nurses that […]

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Book Review: Backcut, a Suspense Thriller by Cynthia Soule Levesque

The Bottom Line: Backcut enthralls from the first explosive chapter and draws readers – both figuratively and literally – into the darkest of forests. Highly recommended. Environmental scientist Lisa Stone has just landed her dream job with Environ-Logging, one of the largest and greenest timber companies in the Pacific Northwest. She’s convinced that God has […]

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Book Review: The Dollhouse in the Crawlspace, by Ellen Byerrum

The Bottom Line: An ingeniously crafted psychological thriller that bewitches on page one and continues to mesmerize until its shocking conclusion. Fans of The Girl on the Train will love it. If you’re a fan of unreliable narrators (think The Girl on the Train, American Psycho or Fight Club), we can’t imagine a better read […]

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