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Beat the Reaper


He's a doctor with a past...He's a hit man with a conscience...And he's got 24 hours to beat the reaper. Meet Peter Brown, a young Manhattan hospital ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 4.000

Brilliantly Unique

by FaithBookluvr on Jan 3, 2010

Dr. Peter Brown, an intern in a Manhattan Hospital has a past that he'd rather keep hidden, that is if he wants to live. When a man from his past recognizes him as "BearClaw" a former hitman for the mob turned witness, Peter must do everything he can to keep who he really is from getting back to some ... More

by BeckyJG on Jul 12, 2009

Josh Bazell, the author of Beat the Reaper, is a medical resident at UC San Francisco. His hero, Peter Brown, nee Pietro Brnwa, aka the Bearclaw, is also a medical resident, at the fictional Manhattan Catholic Hospital. There, one would hope, the similarities end. Pete Brown is not a very good ... More


New author, great book

by ShockValues on May 9, 2009

If you like authors like Charlie Huston or Duane Swierczynski, you'll like this book. More

by Meister on Mar 5, 2009

It is certainly evident that Mr. Bazell knows his anatomy and physiology, but if I had wanted to know all the details (as elaborated in endless and distracting footnotes) I would have read a medical text book instead. The action is outlined crisply and keeps you moving on, but the plot(s) leave one ... More

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