Terminally Ill

Terminally Ill

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qEntertaining and insightful.q --Publishers Weekly Magic? Dr. Hope Sze steers clear of magic. But when a€œElvis the Escape Kinga€ chains and nails himself inside a coffin and lowers himself into Montreala€™s St. Lawrence River, in honour of Harry Houdini, he cana€™t break free. So Hope restarts his heart and saves his life. But now Elvis demands to know who sabotaged his stunt. Hope hung up her amateur detective badge two months ago in order to tend to cancer patients on palliative care. The only cases she solves right now are case studies on pain and over-stuffed emergency rooms. Which gets just the tiniest bit boring. Hope could escape Montreal any day now. She could transfer to Ottawa to join her ex-paramour, Ryan. No more unspeakable Montreal drivers and stymied medical care. No more working with the charming yet infuriating Dr. Tucker. Hope the Escape Artist can afford to act generous. As parting gift to Montreal, city of festivals (and murderers), she could help Elvis out. Just asking a few questions wona€™t hurt anyone. Right? And so Hope plunges into her most unconventional and, possibly, her most terminal adventure yet. Where the magical art of escape and the dastardly art of crime vie for centre stage, and the better man may lose. Forever. qNarrating in a sprightly style while sharing some of the nitty-gritty of a resident's job, Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character.a€--Ellery Queen's Mystery MagazineI liftedthe black beauty up toeye level, behind Ryana#39;s head, since I still kept my hands locked around him. a€œOh, you got the iPhone5. Drool time.a€ Unfortunately, afterI managed to turn it on, it was also locked by a passcode. a€œHey, can you unlockanbsp;...

Title:Terminally Ill
Author:Melissa Yi, Melissa Yuan-Innes
Publisher:Olo Books - 2014-02-01


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