• John R Cowton

Slow Bleed by Tim Adler


The Blurb

A missing son A kidnapper who's dead Nobody believes her Nothing will stop her When Doctor Jemma Sands' five-year-old son goes missing, only she believes that a vengeful patient has stolen her child. How do you convince police to search for a dead woman? As her world falls apart, Jemma realises she is the only one who can save her son. If somebody took your only child, how far would you go to get him back? What the critics say about SLOW BLEED: "A tense and gripping crime read ... Slow Bleed grabs you by the throat." Raven Crime Reads "One of those books you can't put down ... a great medical thriller." Book of the Month, Crime Book Club What the critics say about Tim Adler: "Compulsively readable" Sunday Times Culture ***** The Daily Telegraph "Adler writes with brio" The Week.com Enjoyed SLOW BLEED? Then you'll love SURROGATE, the next thriller from Tim Adler. SURROGATE is available from the Kindle Store now.

About Tim Adler

Tim Adler is an author and journalist who has written for Financial Times, The Times and the Daily Telegraph among others. His debut psychological thriller Slow Bleed went to number #1 in the Amazon Kindle psychological thriller chart. The Sunday Times called Tim's latest non-fiction book The House of Redgrave "compulsively readable" while The Daily Telegraph gave it 5 stars. Tim's previous book Hollywood and the Mob -- an exposé of how the Mafia has corrupted the movie industry - was Book of the Week in The Mail On Sunday and Critic's Choice in the Daily Mail. Tim is former London Editor of Deadline Hollywood, the US entertainment news website. Before that, he edited film trade magazine Screen Finance -- described by Evening Standard as "highly influential" - as well as TV business magazine New Media Markets. He regularly features as a pundit on BBC Radio 4's Today, BBC Breakfast and Sky News.

My Review

Slow Bleed was a fast read for me, as I could not put this book down.

A pregnant woman has surgery following a traffic incident, to save her life at the cost of her baby's life and any hope of having children in the future. She becomes an enemy of the surgeon Dr Jemma Sands, whose life is going to take a dramatic turn for the worst following the infidelity of her husband and the kidnapping of her child. This was a fast-paced medical thriller, that had everything to keep me page turning.


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