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Nice book review of "Fresh Frozen" and "Points of Origin"

Originally published as a simultaneuous review of both books on March 19, 2011, by Dew on the Kudzu.
The review is reproduced below but the link to the website review is:

http://dewbookreviews.blogspot.com/2011_03_01_archive.html


As reviewed by Dew on the Kudzu (dewonthekudzu.com):

Darden North Medical Thrillers



Saturday, March 19, 2011



Points of Origin and Fresh Frozen


Author: Darden North      Publisher: Ponder House Press





Darden North is a Mississippi author who also happens to be a practicing MD, which leads to a true sense of realism in his books. His writing has been described : "Finally a doctor whose writing you can read." This is true. The writing is straight forward, containing healthcare issues, but not so filled with the jargon that you lose interest after trying to decipher the medical jargon.

 
The plot of Points of Origin centers around Sher Foxworth, a young man who has every intention of becoming a doctor until a strange twist of fate heads him in the direction of firefighting and stopping an arsonist whose methods can only be described as bizarre but effective. Not your standard "medical drama."



The second book, Fresh Frozen, is more along the lines of medical thriller. It involves families struggling to conceive and a clinic that has no problem using unorthodox ways to make sure the money paid to them leads to the wanted results..... no matter what.



Nice, escapist books that won't have you running for the dictionary every three minutes.

----- Dew on the Kudzu
       March 19, 2011

http://dewbookreviews.blogspot.com/2011_03_01_archive.html

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