Michelle Corbier, author
The Surgeon by Leslie Wolfe meets The Coworker by Frieda McFadden Following her husband’s death from cancer, Dr. Julia Toussaint rebuilt a comfortable life with her son, Evens. But when he’s murdered, she’s devastated. Months of psychiatric treatment leave her confused and alienated from her former life. Julia struggles with the past. With the support of friends and family, she pieces things together, but the world has changed. Her aging parents want her to return home to North Carolina, but Julia has unresolved business in California. After resigning her position as chief of pediatrics for a position at a new medical center, Julia makes new friendships. However, the past refuses to be ignored. Suddenly, a police officer blackmails her about the suspicious death of the woman who killed her son. Using Julia’s relationship with a former drug addict, he increases the pressure, forcing Julia to examine what happened long ago. A narcissistic boss has Julia considering if murder can solve problems. With the happiness of the people she loves at stake, Julia must remember who she was and define who she will become.