Young doctor Gina Panzella deeply respects her boss, plastic surgeon Dr. Duncan Lathram. Charming and brilliant, Duncan has invented an implant that allows incisions to heal without scarring. Duncan's artistry in the operation room is the salvation of Washington's biggest power players whenever they need touch-ups for C-Span.
But there are a few things about Duncan that Gin...more
Originally published in 1995, this prescient novel foresaw the coming of government interference in healthcare, and remains timely to this day.
A must-read for anyone who enjoys a solid, intelligent thriller by one of the best ...more
The story itself seemed forced. I don't like to be given "clues" as to how the story is going to progress. I'm an adult, you can just let it evolve natura ...more
That being said, two aspects of this novel do manage to stand out. First, Wilson does a first-rate job with all the medical stuff, putting his real-life experience as a General Practitioner to good literary use. Second, ...more
Implant is a mediocre Medical thriller that doesn't really thrill at all. The story is quick and to the point, but there's much that's left unsaid (it's in the past.. ...more
Gina is a young doctor who owes her life to Duncan, the surgeon installing the implants, but at that time, he was a vascular surgeon ...more
But there are a few things about Duncan that Gina can't quite figure out. Why did he trade vascular surgery for the more ...more
Nobody can take away how good the writing is here, of ...more