But you literally hold someone's life in your hands.
And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine,
every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
Melissa Yuan-Innes is an emergency room doctor and writer who lives with her husband, one son, one daughter, two cows, and too many mosquitoes outside of Montreal, Canada.She writes thrillers and science fiction/fantasy under Melissa Yuan-Innes, mysteries under the name Melissa Yi, romance under Melissa Yin, and children's/YA under Melissa Yuan."Mixing mystery in with sheer humanity and splendid characterization, Yuan-Innes's story is a delight."--Alicia Curtis, A&E Editor, The Stormy Petrel"Melissa Yuan-Innes delivers a Bradburyian shocker"--Paul Di Filippo, Asimov's"Yuan-Innes employs a fresh use of language to spin a storyline that is at once universally familiar and intriguingly original."--Brian Agincourt Massey, judge of the 2008 Innermoonlit Award for Best First Chapter of a Novel, in awarding first prize to _The Popcorn Girl Meets Darwin Jones_