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Brad Parker and Karen Richmond Book 4

Paperback,  6″ x 9″
249 pages
ISBN 978-1-63381-290-1

by Geoffrey M. Cooper

Sequel to Forever: A Medical Thriller (Brad Parker and Karen Richmond Book 2) & Bad Medicine: A Medical Thriller (Brad Parker and Karen Richmond Book 3)

A terminally ill scientist leaves a letter to be delivered to his niece upon his death. A letter revealing a forty-year-old secret so damning that she’s killed to keep it from seeing the light of day. As Brad Parker, director of the Maine Translational Research Institute, and his partner, FBI agent Karen Richmond, investigate, the death toll mounts. And their own lives and careers are threatened.

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“In this fourth series installment, the author again presents a first-person mystery in a style that’s reminiscent of classic noir…a whodunit that effortlessly navigates a complex plot and deepens its narrator’s characterization.”

Kirkus Reviews

Ill Intent is as suspenseful as it is satisfying. It will hook you from start to finish with every  juicy twist.”

San Francisco Book Review

“Medical thriller readers can expect a treat with the depth and many surprises in Ill Intent.”

Midwest Book Review

“A fast-moving whodunit investigation with plenty of action, deceit, and suspense.”

Seattle Book Review


Geoffrey M. Cooper is a retired cancer researcher and academic administrator, having held positions at Harvard Medical School and Boston University as professor, department chair, and associate dean. He is the author of several scientific texts and is now using his experience in academic medicine as background for writing medical thrillers. He lives in Ogunquit, Maine.

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