Friday, August 1, 2014

Spotlight/Giveaway: Deadly Errors by Allen Wyler

About the Book

Thriller Explores Biggest Medical Nightmare:
Deadly Patient-Care Errors

"A thriller that only a doctor could have written. Wyler's sense of the worlds of the hospital and operating room are unsurpassed. You'll feel as if you are right there."

--Michael Palmer, New York Times bestselling author of Miracle Cure and The Sisterhood

“Deadly Errors is a wild and satisfying ride! This is an ‘up all night’ pass into troubled places that only hard-working doctors know about, a turbulent world of trusting patients and imperfect humans struggling with the required image of perfection.”

--John J. Nance, author of Pandora’s Clock and Fire Flight

A comatose man is given a fatal dose of insulin in the emergency room, even though he isn't diabetic. An ulcer patient dies of shock after receiving a transfusion of the wrong blood type. A recovering heart patient receives a double dose of medication and suffers a fatal heart attack.

Brain surgeon Dr. Tyler Matthews suspects that something is seriously wrong with the hospital’s new Med-InDx computerized medical record system. But he doesn’t suspect that there’s something murderously wrong with it.

As Matthews begins to peel back the layers of deception that cover the deadly errors, he crosses powerful corporate interests who aren’t about to let their multi-billion dollar medical record profits evaporate. Now a target, Matthews finds himself trapped in a maze of deadly conspiracy, with his career, his marriage, and his very life on the line.

Once again, Wyler blends his unparalleled expertise as a world-class surgeon with his uncanny knack for suspense to create a true best-of-breed medical thriller. Deadly Errors is a lightning-quick action procedural that is destined to win new fans to the medical thriller genre.



Allen Wyler is a renowned neurosurgeon who earned an international reputation for pioneering surgical techniques to record brain activity. He has served on the faculties of both the University of Washington and the University of Tennessee, and in 1992 was recruited by the prestigious Swedish Medical Center to develop a neuroscience institute.

In 2002, he left active practice to become Medical Director for a startup med-tech company (that went public in 2006) and he now chairs the Institutional Review Board of a major medical center in the Pacific Northwest.

Leveraging a love for thrillers since the early 70s, Wyler devoted himself to fiction writing in earnest, eventually serving as Vice President of the International Thriller Writers organization for several years. After publishing his first two medical thrillers Deadly Errors (2005) and Dead Head (2007), he officially retired from medicine to devote himself to writing full time.

He and his wife, Lily, divide their time between Seattle and the San Juan Islands.


Thanks to Jillian at Astor + Blue Editions, I have one copy of Deadly Errors by Allen Wyler to giveaway to one lucky winner.  The winner gets to choose between a print copy (US and Canada only) or an e-book (US/Canada/International).

Just a few simple rules...

1) You must fill out the rafflecopter form below.

2) Contest is open to anyone over 18 years old

3) Print copy:  US/Canada Residents Only  OR E-Book:  International

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No purchase necessary.  Void where prohibited.

The giveaway begins on August 1st (midnight est) and ends on August 8th (midnight est).

The winner will be chosen randomly by Rafflecopter. The winner will be notified by email and has 48 hours to respond, otherwise a new winner will be chosen. I will announce the winner here on my blog.

Good luck!

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  1. i want to read it because i have not read anything by the author

  2. With many doctors/hospitals, I get the feeling that they look down on us 'mere mortals' and assume they know what is happening with us more than we do (or maybe it's just because I'm a hillbilly and don't look that intelligent...who knows?)

    So reading a mystery/thriller about shady goings on in medicine? Pass it over!

  3. This novel would be captivating since the author is a brilliant doctor and can write accurately about medical issues. saubleb(at)gmail(dot)com

  4. I like the review of this book and it caused me to want to find about the out come.

  5. Yvonne, I am also hosting a giveaway for this medical thriller. :)

  6. New technology can be so scarey - but I love a good medical thriller!

  7. I would like to read this book because I love medical thrillers, and I would love to try a book by an author that I haven't read before. Thanks for having the giveaway.


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