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Act of Revenge by John      Bishop
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it was amazing

A Doc Brady Mystery Book# 3

This medical thriller is not only a solid read but a good mix of mystery, family and danger. This 3rd mystery stands on its own two feet and for the novice of this series not fear you can easily melt right in and enjoy every moment passing time with Doc Brady as he finds himself involved in events that have him in the middle of a mystery. In this 3rd act, Doc returns to investigating when Lou Edwards, a friend, finds himself accused of murder.

This story captured my attention from the beginning and never let go. It opens with the murder of Paul Thompson a wealthy owner of a renowned insurance co and follows up with an investigation into the main suspect doctor Lou Edwards who had recently lost his malpractice coverage insurance. The mystery also pulls in the many people around them.

The author is a medical doctor by profession and his knowledge and experience shine in his words of course we have an abundance of medical procedures mainly mammoplasty, rhytidectomy and other cosmetic surgery but all done with taste and not too graphic. Doc Brady is a fun character and likeable in every way. His wife and son play a good part in the mystery so does Tip the loveable pooch. We also have secretaries, house keepers and daughters in the picture to move forward this very captivating mystery which also includes some twists and turns to keep us on our toes. I kept flipping the pages following Doc Brady work throughout the story I so wanted to find out the whodunit ... Was it Lou or not? This was so exciting... What a surprising outcome....

I big thank you to Anna at Goodreads for bringing this book to my attention and also to NetGalley and Mantid Press for the free copy in exchange for an honest review.
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Reading Progress

August 30, 2020 – Started Reading
August 30, 2020 – Shelved
September 5, 2020 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Stephen (new)

Stephen Clynes Great review Toni, glad to read that you enjoyed it so much. Cosmetic surgery gives me the willies though. That false plastic surgery look puts me off too and some of the patients are rather young.


Toni Osborne The author talks a lot about the silicone implants and the tragic outcome...the willies indeed...thanks Stephen


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