Libido's Twist

Libido s Twist Jake Palmer an independent healthcare investigator is searching for something to fill the emptiness he s felt since leaving the U S Navy SEALs years earlier Neither his work as a lawyer nor his e

  • Title: Libido's Twist
  • Author: RonMcManus
  • ISBN: 9781608448678
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback
  • Jake Palmer, an independent healthcare investigator, is searching for something to fill the emptiness he s felt since leaving the U.S Navy SEALs 10 years earlier Neither his work as a lawyer nor his endless string of short term relationships fill the void When a former colleague at BA Pharmaceuticals asks Palmer to investigate the deaths of physician researcher IanJake Palmer, an independent healthcare investigator, is searching for something to fill the emptiness he s felt since leaving the U.S Navy SEALs 10 years earlier Neither his work as a lawyer nor his endless string of short term relationships fill the void When a former colleague at BA Pharmaceuticals asks Palmer to investigate the deaths of physician researcher Ian Smythe and his nurse in southwest England killed in a horrific car crash he reluctantly accepts the assignment.He and clinical research auditor Fiona Collins become entangled in a web of murder, deceit and ambition centered on a drug that treats hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women that could make billions for the company Their deepening investigation puts their lives in danger After Collins is abducted from her home, Palmer must confront his demons and risk his life to rescue her and bring those responsible to justice, even if it means killing them If he fails, thousands of patients lives will be at risk, and he will lose the one thing for which he s been searching.Ron McManus pharmaceutical research and development career spanned than 25 years, including an expatriate assignment in England, where he and his wife worked and lived for several years He is the former vice president of global RD quality and regulatory compliance, directing an international group of auditors with responsibility for audit of the company s animal and human research Prior to joining the pharmaceutical industry, the author was director of program integrity at the North Carolina Medical Peer Review Foundation, where he established the state s first Medicaid fraud and abuse investigation unit The former U.S Navy lieutenant and his wife, Mildred, live in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    One thought on “Libido's Twist”

    1. Loved this book. Beyond being a page-turning thriller, Libido's Twist offers an inside look at the pharmaceutical industry that is both disturbing and promising. I have a new appreciation for auditors. This world needs more Fionas.I look forward to any book this author writes.

    2. An interesting and relevant story with content centered around the greed of powerful drug companies and the manipulation of supposedly scientific studies. The author creates believable characters that draw the reader into the story, all the while delivering a meaningful theme. LIBIDO'S TWIST has unique settings in the UK and Italy, mayhem, mystery, suspense and romance---something for everyone who wants to read a well-crafted first novel.

    3. A great first novel. The author is obviously knowledgeable about the pharmaceutical industry, and uses this knowledge not only to enhance his work, but also to educate the reader as to the subject. Jake Palmer is a well-developed and believable character. The plot is well-developed and credible. I look forward to seeing more of Mr. Palmer in future.

    4. Ron McManus has written an intriguing novel that keeps the reader fully engaged as the plot and characters' lives unfold. Truly enjoyable and I hope that we'll have a chance to read more about Jake and Fiona in future stories.

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