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Best Medical Thriller Books You Should Enjoy

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Medical Thriller books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Lethal Incision (Dr. Zora Smyth Medical Thriller Series) (2019)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyThey had no identity. Now Dr. Zora Smyth must fight or lose hers.Chief surgical resident Zora Smyth is used to the atypical: the disappearance of her sister, false murder charges from a serial killer, and a brush with death.So when nameless patients show up on her operating table and subsequently disappear on her watch, Zora seeks to discover why.But she soon realizes that the stakes are higher than ever when her sanity is questioned, and a hidden enemy—that wants the dark secrets covered at all costs—endangers everything she holds dear.As she…
Author(s): Dobi Cross

2. The Red Death (2018)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyTHE FIRST PART OF –Amazon reviewer ***** AN ANCIENT DISEASE re-emerges in the heart of New York City—a deadly bacteria that gave rise to the Black Death. Maggie De Luca, an epidemiologist who is fighting her own demons, works to uncover clues to contain the disease, but is always one step behind—her fate determined by the flip of a coin. Microbiologist Michael Harbinger believes he can make a vaccine that can stop the disease, but to do so would require an elusive plant that only grows in a remote region of the Amazon. With the help of J.D….
Author(s): Birgitte Märgen

3. Darwin’s Cipher (2019)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyJuan Gutierrez, a cancer researcher, has spent years studying the genome of animals that exhibit immunity to some types of cancer. Over the course of his study, Juan discovers a pattern that allows him to predict the course of a species’ evolution across thousands of generations. Using the algorithm he’s developed from the pattern, Juan uncovers what he believes to be the key to conquering humanity’s susceptibility to cancer.Others are interested in using what Juan has dubbed “Darwin’s Cipher,” however, instead of cancer research, they see very different applications for…
Author(s): M.A. Rothman

4. Mutation (1990)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should Enjoy1990 Berkley paperback edition. Strong spine with light creasing. Bright clean cover has slight edge wear. Text is perfect. Same day shipping first class from AZ….
Author(s): Cook Robin

5. Indelible (2011)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyPaperback: 496 pages Publisher: Harpercollins 2011-05-31; Reprint edition (2011) Language: English ISBN-10: 0062021907 ISBN-13: 978-0062021908 ASIN: B0072B0UX2 Package Dimensions: 7.5 x 4.2 x 1.3 inches Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 343 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,628,627 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #45940 in Police Procedurals (Books) #10463 in Medical Fiction (Books) #164790 in Suspense Thrillers Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller…
Author(s): Karin Slaughter

6. Organ Donor (A Dr. Beckett Campbell Medical Examiner Thriller) (2018)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyTo Senior Medical Examiner Dr. Beckett Campbell, the Hippocratic Oath has always been more of a suggestion than a guiding principle…Beckett is no ordinary forensic pathologist, which is why he’s not surprised when a container with expertly removed organs arrives on his desk. What is alarming, however, is the note that accompanies it… the note that suggests this is only the beginning, that more are on their way. And then there’s the hidden message. The one that reveals Beckett’s darkest secret, the thing that sets him apart from all others.He can’t go to the police, his colleagues, or even his closest…
Author(s): Patrick Logan

7. Pandemic (2005)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyDr. Noah Haldane knows is overdue for a new killer flu, like the great influenza pandemic of 1919 that killed over twenty million people in less than four months. So when a mysterious new strain of flu is reported in China, he expects trouble… In an age when every one in the world is connected by three or fewer commercial flights, a killer bug can travel much faster than the Flu of 1919. Especially when someone is spreading the virus on purpose……
Author(s): Daniel Kalla

8. The Doctor (2019)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should Enjoy‘I was gripped immediately’ Katerina Diamond, Sunday Times bestsellerHow much do you know about the couple next door?When Emily and Ben move in next door to Dr Burman and his wife Alisha, they are keen to get to know their new neighbours. Outgoing and sociable, Emily tries to befriend the doctor’s wife, but Alisha is strangely subdued, barely leaving the house, and terrified of answering the phone.When Emily goes missing a few weeks later, Ben is plunged into a panic. His wife has left him a note, but can she really have abandoned him for another man?…
Author(s): Lisa Stone

9. Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story Of A Doctor Who Got Away With Murder (2000)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyA medical thriller from Pulitzer Prize–winning author James B. Stewart about serial killer doctor Michael Swango and the medical community that chose to turn a blind eye on his criminal activities.No one could believe that the handsome young doctor might be a serial killer. Wherever he was hired—in Ohio, Illinois, New York, South Dakota—Michael Swango at first seemed the model physician. Then his patients began dying under suspicious circumstances. At once a gripping read and a hard-hitting look at the inner workings of the American medical…
Author(s): James B. Stewart

10. Dead Still (Dr. Annabel Tilson Novels) (Volume 1) (2016)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyWhat if you were suddenly paralyzed in the recovery room?Finally liberated from the two-year confinement of lecture halls and gross anatomy, Annabel Tilson is a medical student working in her first clinical rotation. She has high hopes of mastering the basics of patient care like her famous neurosurgeon father. However, she soon realizes that studying for exams and taking care of patients is only part of the complex burden of her role as a surgical team member.˃˃˃ It’s A Mystery Wrapped In An EnigmaGrappling with a third-year resident who hates her and a dreamy infatuation for her chief resident, Annabel discovers that patients are…
Author(s): Ebel M.D., Barbara

11. Plum Island (2002)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyLa granita dintre secole, impulsurile criminale s-au rafinat, ca de altfel si ucigasii platiti. Gazul sarin e mai eficient decat Kalasnikovul, germenii patogeni mai greu depistabili decat glontul in frunte. De aceea moartea a doi microbiologi de la Centru de Boli ale Animalelor ridica semne de intrebare si merita nu doar un necrolog, ci si o ancheta. Cel care isi asuma efectuarea ei este John Corey, un detectiv convalescent pe care viata nu l-a tratat generos, dar dispus sa mearga dincolo de aparente, pana in inima unei urzeli care, nedestramata la timp, ar insemna un dezastru (in cel mai bun caz) continental….
Author(s): Nelson DeMille

12. Death Grip: A Medical Thriller (Dr. Annabel Tilson Novels) (Volume 4) (2018)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoySomething horrid is spreading in the great outdoors…While fetching dinner for her internal medicine team, medical student Annabel Tilson comes face-to-face with Jae Nixon, a park ranger in need of medical care. Ever the Good Samaritan, she gives him a ride to the hospital where he is diagnosed with the flu and sent home. Around the same time, her best friend on the rotation has no energy to spare. He drops out due to a diabolical and mysterious disease. Jae Nixon’s illness soon returns and is more than Annabel, her teammates, and a bewildered infectious disease specialist can account for. As the team…
Author(s): Ebel M.D., Barbara

13. Ghost Heart: A Medical Thriller (2017)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyA brilliant transplant surgeon. A rogue organ broker. A ghost child. And the legend that could destroy them all. A brutal murder convinces surgeon Mia Kendall there’s more than she imagined to the mysterious spike in heart transplant rejections. Determined to find answers before she loses another patient, Mia gets sucked into a dangerous international medical web. With time running out for her youngest transplant recipient, Mia is forced to partner with a disillusioned ex-military pilot who flies brokered organs across East Africa. But searching for the truth will prove costly for the unlikely duo racing to stop a madman…
Author(s): Lisa Harris, Lynne Gentry

14. The Kindling Effect (1997)

Best Medical Thriller Books You Should EnjoyA medical thriller by Peter Hernon. A high anxiety page-turner!…
Author(s): Peter Hernon

Books shelved as medical-thriller: Coma by Robin Cook, Outbreak by Robin Cook, Toxin by Robin Cook, The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen, and Chromosome 6 by Ro The Others (Haunted From Without – Book One) : A Mystery & Detective Paranormal Action & Adventure Medical Thriller Conspiracy Thus the book not only deliver the horror of such epidemic with unknown cures but also the personal struggle of the individual if the key of the world survival falls on their family member. A book that you should not miss if you’re looking for a good read of medical thriller genre. Best Quote: Discover the best Medical Thrillers in Best Sellers. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Glad to find this list. I wonder if anyone can recommend a few books from this list based on this criteria: that the books can introduce readers to some medical terminology and provide a bit of medical education, while keeping readers entertained.

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some medical thriller books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Inquisitor: A Medical Thriller

Author(s): Peter Clement
Publisher: Fawcett, Year: 2005, Size: 620 Kb, Download: epub
ID: 544345

Please note that this booklist is not errorless. Some books are really hot items according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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