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HOOKED, A Thriller
     

HOOKED, A Thriller

2.6 11
by Ruth Harris, Michael Harris
 
Gavin Jenkins, a brilliant young doctor with roots in poor, rural Kentucky, saves Baltimore heiress Cleo Talbot from unnecessary surgery after an incorrect diagnosis.  The couple's passionate attraction leads to marriage, and Cleo's elite social and political connections propel Gavin to prominence.  His patient list extends from the dressing rooms of world-famous

Overview

Gavin Jenkins, a brilliant young doctor with roots in poor, rural Kentucky, saves Baltimore heiress Cleo Talbot from unnecessary surgery after an incorrect diagnosis.  The couple's passionate attraction leads to marriage, and Cleo's elite social and political connections propel Gavin to prominence.  His patient list extends from the dressing rooms of world-famous artists to the heights of international society and, finally, to the inner sanctums of the White House itself.
When the richest man in the world, Nicky Kiskalesi, sets his eyes on billions of dollars of Egyptian oil, he must first topple a government. Nicky seeks Gavin's help, a fateful decision that leads from the waterfront slums of Izmir to secret KGB assassinations and the corrupt thrones of the Middle East, as the fate of the world's energy supply--and Gavin's own life--hang in the balance.

HOOKED, set in the mid-20th century, is based on the real-life "youth doctors" of the 1960s who became as rich and famous as their celebrated patients. HOOKED takes place in New York and Washington, a remote fishing village on the Turkish Riviera, Sweden, Vienna, Cairo and aboard Lydia, the world's most beautiful yacht.

Be sure to read Ruth and Michael's other thriller, BRAINWASHED, which is also available in a NOOK edition.

Editorial Reviews

DD Scott
"Truly one of the best books I've ever read! I luuuvvved the international jet-setting element, and the characters were each riveting in their own unique ways. I simply could not put it down! If I could give it 10-Stars, I would! It's that good!!!" D. D. Scott, bestselling author
bestselling author - DD Scott
"Truly one of the best books I've ever read! I luuuvvved the international jet-setting element, and the characters were each riveting in their own unique ways. I simply could not put it down! If I could give it 10-Stars, I would! It's that good!!!" D. D. Scott, bestselling author
Mark Williams
¿¿"Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the operating theatre... NYT best-selling author Ruth Harris and Michael Harris take on the medical-political thriller. Sleepless nights ahead for Daniel Silva and Tess Gerritsen as their crowns are threatened." --Mark Williams, co-author of bestselling Sugar and Spice
bestselling author - Mark Williams
¿¿"Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the operating theatre... NYT best-selling author Ruth Harris and Michael Harris take on the medical-political thriller. Sleepless nights ahead for Daniel Silva and Tess Gerritsen as their crowns are threatened." --Mark Williams, co-author of bestselling Sugar and Spice
Publisher's Weekly Publisher's Weekly
"All the sure elements of a big seller written by pros who know how to tell a story. Slick and sexy with easily recognizable people or composites." -- Publisher's Weekly
Publisher's Weekly - Publisher's Weekly Publisher's Weekly
"All the sure elements of a big seller written by pros who know how to tell a story. Slick and sexy with easily recognizable people or composites." -- Publisher's Weekly

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014754767
Publisher:
Word International
Publication date:
06/05/2012
Series:
Killer Thrillers , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
498 KB

Meet the Author

RUTH HARRIS is a million-copy New York Times bestselling author and Romantic Times award winner. Translated into 19 languages and sold in hardcover and paperback editions in more than 30 countries, Ruth's books, DECADES, HUSBANDS AND LOVERS, LOVE AND MONEY, MODERN WOMEN, THE LAST ROMANTICS, THE CHANEL CAPER and ZURI, A Love Story, were chosen by prominent book clubs like Literary Guild and Book-of-the-Month Club. All of Ruth's books are available in NOOK editions. She indulges her wild side writing thrillers with her husband, Michael.

MICHAEL HARRIS was a public relations executive at CBS Television and worked on “The Ed Sullivan Show” for eleven years—he was the first person to welcome the Beatles to America on their initial trip to the United States and the author of two highly acclaimed national bestsellers, THE ATOMIC TIMES and ALWAYS ON SUNDAY: AN INSIDE VIEW OF ED SULLIVAN, THE BEATLES, ELVIS, SINATRA & ED'S OTHER GUESTS. Michael is also co-author with his wife, Ruth, of two thrillers, HOOKED and BRAINWASHED, both available in NOOK editions.

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HOOKED, A Thriller 2.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
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This didnt really make much sense and the ending didnt resolve anything. It jumped around so much that you never really knew what was going on. Wouldnt recommend.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fast paced but little character development. Time passed quickly. This is a good beach read because you don't have to keep track of lots of details. Easy and non-thinking.
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MindDoc More than 1 year ago
I would like if the one person who stated that they did not like the book three times tell the future readers -why- topic- spelling and editing errors- poor theme carry overs- etc. As a future reader, just saying it is terrible is terrible.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
You people should just read this novel yourselves and write your own review on this novel. I really enjoyed reading this novel very much. ShelleyMA
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This is the worst book I ever read. It will be delited fom my nook.