By G. H. Ephron
Amnesia, G.H. Ephron's acclaimed debut, brought forensic neuropsychologist and specialist protection witness Dr. Peter Zak. Returning in dependancy, Peter is again within the thick of items on the Pearce Psychiatric heart, dealing with sufferers in addition to daily common administrative nightmares on the clinic, like budgetary issues, building, and colleagues' drug trials. after which the worst nightmare of all-the homicide of a colleague.
Such an occasion, if it weren't devastating adequate, rekindles Peter's thoughts of the homicide of his spouse, which left Peter emotionally shattered and remoted; he's only in the near past started to emerge. yet he can't retreat this time; he needs to use his services to assist reconstruct this baffling and very own killing.
Peter discovers his buddy and previous lover, Pearce psychiatrist Channing Temple, useless from a gunshot wound on medical institution grounds. Her 16-year-old daughter Olivia is status over the physique, maintaining a gun. Did Olivia, who has been abusing Ritalin and different medicinal drugs, kill her mom? Peter thinks now not, yet she is readily arraigned for homicide, and he has basically weeks to discover the killer earlier than Olivia is distributed to criminal. during this demanding and compelling moment installment in a hugely lauded sequence, the proficient writing crew often called G.H. Ephron tackles the risks and misconceptions surrounding addiction...and the chaos of homicide.
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It is a shame that I did not anticipate the pugilists of today who, like the famous Jack Broughton, in their retirement open fighting academies to train the young bucks that would take their place. Broughton has indeed been ingenious enough to construct a piece of apparel he calls mufflers—a kind of voluptuous padding for the fist. I have seen these things, and I suspect to be hit by a man wearing these gloves is quite like not being hit at all. I was much less clever than Broughton, and had no ideas of such ambitions, but I did have a few ill-gotten pounds in my pocket, and I besought a partner with whom to open an alehouse or some business of that nature.
But I don’t need a surgeon. Not that kind of trouble. Not this time. You see, I had an amorous encounter last night with a whore not content to be a simple whore, not content to earn an honest living for an honest tumble. ” Sir Owen cut short his narrative to bow deeply to an excessively painted lady who displayed an elaborate dress of greens and yellows and wore her hair piled high, after the Hanoverian style. She took some small notice of the baronet, and continued on her way. Sir Owen then proceeded to explain to me that he had been lured into taking a walk with the whore after, as it happens, he had been weakened with spirits, which he had been encouraged to drink far beyond even his considerable measure.
CONTENTS CHAPTER ONE CHAPTER TWO CHAPTER THREE CHAPTER FOUR CHAPTER FIVE CHAPTER SIX CHAPTER SEVEN CHAPTER EIGHT CHAPTER NINE CHAPTER TEN CHAPTER ELEVEN CHAPTER TWELVE CHAPTER THIRTEEN CHAPTER FOURTEEN CHAPTER FIFTEEN CHAPTER SIXTEEN CHAPTER SEVENTEEN CHAPTER EIGHTEEN CHAPTER NINETEEN CHAPTER TWENTY CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE CHAPTER TWENTY-SIX CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE CHAPTER THIRTY CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE CHAPTER THIRTY-TWO CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE CHAPTER THIRTY-FOUR CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE CHAPTER THIRTY-SIX HISTORICAL NOTE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ABOUT THE AUTHOR ONE FOR SOME YEARS NOW, the gentlemen of the book trade have pressed me in the most urgent fashion to commit my memoirs to paper; for, these men have argued, there are many who would gladly pay a few shillings to learn of the true and surprising adventures of my life.
Addiction (Peter Zak, Book 2) by G. H. Ephron