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Ghost Image: A Novel

Joshua Gilder

ISBN 10: 1416577866 / ISBN 13: 9781416577867
Published by Simon & Schuster, 2007
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Title: Ghost Image: A Novel

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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The last thing plastic surgery resident Jackson Maebry wants at the end of a long day in the operating room is a call to the ER. Once he gets there, what he finds is worse than his most hellish imaginings: a young woman, beaten and burned almost beyond recognition, a trauma case as terrible as any he has ever seen. What Jackson's colleagues don't know is that the victim, Allie, is actually his lover.
With Allie in a coma, Jackson keeps their relationship quiet and takes part in her reconstruction, a complicated and grueling set of procedures that only the most skilled specialists can perform. But as he and the other doctors struggle to put her back together, the fractures in Jackson's own life begin to break apart dramatically. When the San Francisco Police Department's investigation of the attack leads to his door, Jackson knows the truth can no longer be suppressed.
Ghost Image is an expertly plotted, chillingly vivid, and wholly absorbing mystery, signaling the debut of an unforgettable new voice in the genre. Taking readers inside the operating room and literally under the skin of its patients, it's a story that will appeal to those fascinated by medicine and forensics. It is also a story -- like all classic crime novels -- about guilt and innocence, good and evil. But, above all, it is a story of love -- the kind of love that might prove deadly, or that might just save your soul.

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Joshua Gilder is a former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan (penning, among others, his famous "Go Ahead, Make My Day" speech) and served as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights under President George H. W. Bush. Cofounder of a successful Washington, D.C., consulting firm, he has also published articles in The Wall Street Journal, New York Magazine, The New Criterion, The American Spectator, and Saturday Review. He lives in Bethesda, Maryland, with his wife, Anne-Lee, and young son, Max. This is his first novel.

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