Of Medicine and Malice
by John A. Bartlett
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Pub Date 28 Nov 2023 | Archive Date 19 Dec 2023
- A thriller set against the medical backdrop of the controversial pharmaceutical industry, giving readers an insight into the development of a breakthrough drug and the risks and rewards of success and failure.
- Author has an insider’s view, having held senior positions in several multinational pharmaceutical companies.
- The book has echoes of John le Carré’s The Constant Gardener and Arthur Hailey’s Strong Medicine in terms of their contentious pharmaceutical industry issues.
Double Blind - Of Medicine and Malice, a thriller set in the controversial pharmaceutical industry, is a story fuelled by rivalry, love, intrigue and action.
Dr Paul Beresford finds himself embroiled in a perilous conflict with the Honourable Sean St Ledger. Their bitter feud stems from their schooldays and is further fuelled by Jill Collins, a beautiful and talented solicitor close to both men, whose fate impacts their actions.
Intrigue and menace intermingle like a strand of DNA as Paul and the ambitious Dr Melissa James race against time to rescue the development of a breakthrough new drug to treat breast cancer. In the pharmaceutical industry, the stakes are high. Higher still when drug trials begin to fail. Paul and Melissa are tasked with solving the mystery.
Travelling between the UK, Hong Kong and St Petersburg, Paul and Melissa are drawn into dangerous situations and a web of secrets, suspicion, and revenge. In their pursuit of the truth, they stumble on a plot staggering in its audacity.
Paul is determined to save the drug trials, develop the medicine to save lives and protect his company from falling into the wrong hands. Can he succeed?