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Political Suicide - A Thriller

Michael Palmer

In Political Suicide, Michael Palmer delivers another gripping thriller at the crossroads of politics and medicine Dr. Lou Welcome, from Palmer's New York Times bestselling Oath of Office, is back in this heart stopping medical thriller. A desperate phone call embroils Lou in scandal and murder involving Dr. Gary McHugh, known around the Capital as the "society doc." Lou has been supervising McHugh, formerly a black-out drinker, through his work with the Physician Wellness Office. McHugh has been very cavalier about his recovery, barely attending AA and refusing a sponsor. But Lou sees progress, and the two men are becoming friends. Now, McHugh has been found unconscious in his wrecked car after visiting a patient of his, the powerful Congressman Elias Colston, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Soon after McHugh awakens in the hospital ER, Colston's wife returns home to find her husband shot dead in their garage. She then admits to the police that she had just broken off a long-standing affair with McHugh. Something about McHugh's story has Lou believing he is telling the truth, that the Congressman was dead when he arrived and before he blacked out. Lou agrees to look into matters, but when he encounters motive, method and opportunity he is hard pressed to believe in his friend-that is until a deadly high-level conspiracy begins to unravel, and Lou acquires information that makes him the next target.

In Political Suicide, Michael Palmer delivers another gripping thriller at the crossroads of politics and medicine Dr. Lou Welcome, from Palmer's New York Times bestselling Oath of Office, is back in this heart stopping medical thriller. A desperate phone call embroils Lou in scandal and murder involving Dr. Gary McHugh, known around the Capital as the "society doc." Lou has been supervising McHugh, formerly a black-out drinker, through his work with the Physician Wellness Office. McHugh has been very cavalier about his recovery, barely attending AA and refusing a sponsor. But Lou sees progress, and the two men are becoming friends. Now, McHugh has been found unconscious in his wrecked car after visiting a patient of his, the powerful Congressman Elias Colston, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Soon after McHugh awakens in the hospital ER, Colston's wife returns home to find her husband shot dead in their garage. She then admits to the police that she had just broken off a long-standing affair with McHugh. Something about McHugh's story has Lou believing he is telling the truth, that the Congressman was dead when he arrived and before he blacked out. Lou agrees to look into matters, but when he encounters motive, method and opportunity he is hard pressed to believe in his friend-that is until a deadly high-level conspiracy begins to unravel, and Lou acquires information that makes him the next target.
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In Political Suicide, Michael Palmer delivers another gripping thriller at the crossroads of politics and medicine Dr. Lou Welcome, from Palmer's New York Times bestselling Oath of Office, is back in this heart stopping medical thriller. A desperate phone call embroils Lou in scandal and murder involving Dr. Gary McHugh, known around the Capital as the "society doc." Lou has been supervising McHugh, formerly a black-out drinker, through his work with the Physician Wellness Office. McHugh has been very cavalier about his recovery, barely attending AA and refusing a sponsor. But Lou sees progress, and the two men are becoming friends. Now, McHugh has been found unconscious in his wrecked car after visiting a patient of his, the powerful Congressman Elias Colston, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. Soon after McHugh awakens in the hospital ER, Colston's wife returns home to find her husband shot dead in their garage. She then admits to the police that she had just broken off a long-standing affair with McHugh. Something about McHugh's story has Lou believing he is telling the truth, that the Congressman was dead when he arrived and before he blacked out. Lou agrees to look into matters, but when he encounters motive, method and opportunity he is hard pressed to believe in his friend-that is until a deadly high-level conspiracy begins to unravel, and Lou acquires information that makes him the next target.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Robert Petkoff

Length:

10h 27m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

09:01


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

14:06


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

13:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:34


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:29


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

14:27


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

12:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:39


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:02


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:04


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

13:03


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

11:43


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

10:35


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:14


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

09:41


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

13:43


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

16:13


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

11:31


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:08


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:54


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:54


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

17:55


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

09:27


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

10:37


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:39


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

16:46


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

12:37


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

17:37


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

17:14


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

15:27


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

11:28


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:29


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:51


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

07:12


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

14:38


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

11:57


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

13:53


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

13:00


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:35


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

09:30


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

11:55


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

12:38


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:33


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

12:53


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

08:46


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

11:52


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:26


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

13:53


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

11:12


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

08:02


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

00:57