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3.24 of 5 stars 3.24  ·  rating details  ·  21 ratings  ·  5 reviews

Brain Surgery or Murder?

When brain surgeon Russell Lawton is abducted at gunpoint by terrorists, he's sure there's a mistake: how could he be useful to them? To his horror, he learns they have kidnapped his only child, eight-year old Angela. Unless Russell does what they want, they will bury her alive.

To buy time Russell agrees, and is immediately confronted with a seemi
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Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 6th 2007 by Forge Books
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Madisyn Stufflebean
Russel Lawton is taken in by terrorists. As a doctor working in the neurology department these terrorists expect him to achieve an unreachable fete. They demand he separates a mans head from his body with means to keep the brain functioning. Doctor Lawton can't object, because the life of his daughter, Angels is in danger. This book was fantastic and very realistic. It was written by a man educated in neurology himself and so it's full of interesting facts. A very good read. It's kept me interes ...more
Debi
Wow! This was quite the page-turner! I received this book from the author after I mentioned buying another of his books Deadly Errors.
What would you do if terrorists kidnapped you and told you that you had to do the impossible or they would kill your daughter? Would you give up? Would you try knowing you'd probably fail and were going to die? This is the situation that Russell Lawton finds himself in. Part of cutting edge research on brain and computer interfaces, he finds himself at the mercy o
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Michael
Interesting premise from a scientific point of view. Plot was somewhat lackluster but still entertaining.
Donna Maroulis
Agghhh! Totally creeped me out ! I guess that means it was a good book...
Vesta Moon
I really love medical thrillers.
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