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The Last Word

(Diagnosis Murder #8)

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When a young woman falls down a flight of stairs and is left brain dead, her family agrees to donate her organs. Dr. Jesse Travis oversees the grim task, saving several other seriously ill patients. But one of the organ recipients returns to the hospital with a complication no one could have seen coming-West Nile Virus. Soon, other patients who received organs at Community ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2007 by Signet
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Mar 14, 2017 rated it liked it
Dr. Mark Sloan is in the thick of it again. No one seems to like this guy in prison, he keeps putting folks away! The inmates get together to cook up a conspiracy. to take the Dr and all of his friends down, once and for all. Crooked police are involved, and crooked politicians and a less than helpful police force. Can Dr. Mark free his friends and clear his name? This book will tell you how.
Kimberly
Jul 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I always enjoy Lee Goldberg's books, and this is no exception. I loved watching Diagnosis:Murder with my Dad when it was on TV. This book reminded me what a good show it was. I thought the storyline was good, and it had some great twists and turns. Very enjoyable, easy read.
Emily
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Ooo, Mark Sloan is in TROUBLE this time. If you haven’t read the first books in this series, definitely wait on this one, like the introduction says. If you enjoyed the show, you’ll like The Last Word. If you haven’t seen the show, WHY NOT? Get on it! If you have seen the show and enjoyed it and haven’t read the books, WHY HAVEN’T YOU? They’re all great mysteries.
Mark Baker
Mar 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2007, mystery
The final Diagnosis: Murder novel finds Dr. Mark Sloan's world crumbling around him when a conspiracy targets his friends. Slow going at the start, but lays crucial groundwork for the fast paced rest of the novel. I loved it and sorry to see the characters fade into the sunset again.

Read my full review at Carstairs Considers.
EZ
Mar 18, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This is the last book in the series and is one of the most well written out of the series. As usual Lee Goldberg does a fantastic job of relaying the characters and making you feel that you are watching the tv show all over again. This book has many twists and turns and is a very engrossing and interesting read. As probably the final piece of Diagnosis Murder media it is worth the read for that alone. Well Worth a 4 star rating.
Nicolas
Jul 25, 2011 rated it it was ok
I appreciate the attempt to give the series a grand finale, but this did not work. It's always a fine line with novels based on TV shows, but this had the stink of fan fiction all over it. The plot was outlandish and the resolution was rushed, awkward & confusing.
Sandy
Feb 26, 2013 rated it it was ok
Not such a persuavive plot for the last in the serie. Just OK IMO.
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#1 New York Times Bestselling author Lee Goldberg is a two-time Edgar Award and two-time Shamus Award nominee whose many TV writing and/or producing credits include "Martial Law," "SeaQuest," "Diagnosis Murder,""Hunter," "Spenser: For Hire," "Nero Wolfe," "Missing." "Monk" and "The Glades." He's also the co-author of the Fox & O'Hare series with Janet Evanovich (The Heist, The Chase, The Job, ...more

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