Emergence - A Medical Thriller by Shira Shiloah

Memphis, TN— Memphis anesthesiologist, Dr. Shira Shiloah, announces the release of her debut medical thriller, EMERGENCE. Published by Salty Air Publishing, this chilling tale, dubbed a “medical romantic thriller” by BookLife, will be available wherever books are sold beginning September 15, 2020. 

EMERGENCE follows D.K. Webb, a neurosurgeon who intentionally maims and kills his patients in Memphis, Tennessee. 

A scalpel wielding villain, a health care system that fails, a whistleblower that protects her patients – the author has created a disturbing story that will keep readers breathless until the very end. Bringing a professional perspective for what might happen in an operating room when a sociopathic neurosurgeon holds the scalpel, Shiloah’s suspenseful accounts of operations, as well as her patients’ endearing and sometimes heartbreaking stories, are crafted with an insider’s accuracy and empathy

In addition to medical thrills and chills, EMERGENCE is sure to entice readers with a romantic side story that Kirkus calls “delightfully complicated.”

A proud Memphian, Shiloah paid special homage to her hometown:

“Southerners will recognize and appreciate the famous Memphis landmarks such as the Peabody Hotel, Harahan Bridge, and the giant Bass Pro Shop in the Memphis pyramid.”
 –BookLife review

When interviewed, Dr. Shiloah said it was important to her to represent her city well – which she has done not only in her book but on the cover, as well. 

EMERGENCE” is published by Salty Air Publishing and will be available wherever books are sold. 

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Signed copies from https://www.novelmemphis.com/book/9781735193007

About the author of Emergence

Dr. Shira Shiloah received her medical degree from the University of Tennessee and completed her Anesthesiology residency at Northwestern University.

Her debut novel, “EMERGENCE,” is a romantic medical thriller that follows a neurosurgeon who intentionally maims and kills his patients and the doctor who is determined to stop him – no matter what the cost. Shira lived in Brooklyn, Jerusalem, Chicago and Washington D.C., before choosing Memphis as her hometown. She enjoys travelling the world with her husband and long walks with her rescue pup.

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