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"Talk about a ticking clock propelling a story—this one's in overdrive . . . What a heart-thumping ride. Scott Britz-Cunningham is a welcome addition to the thriller genre."

Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The King's Deception


"A sharp, engaging thriller that captures the heart of hospital medicine . . . Absolutely nails the frenetic energy that comes with trying to care for severely ill patients without killing them. Code White is great stuff—one of the most original medical thrillers I've read in a long time."

—Michael Palmer, New York Times bestselling author of Oath of Office


"Code White is the rare science-based thriller that not only gets the technology right, but gives us real people in heart-stopping situations. The countdown clock starts ticking on page one and does not let up until the last!"

—David Hagberg, New York Times bestselling author of Castro's Daughter


"If Michael Crichton had struck up a conversation with Stanley Kubrick's computer, HAL, Code White might have been the scintillating result . . . The scientific details are readily understandable in the finest Crichtonian tradition, and the story crackles with tension and growing terror."

—Paul Levine, Edgar-nominated author of Lassiter


"Combines the suspense of a ticking-bomb plot with the high-concept novelty of a science thriller. Britz-Cunningham uses his extensive knowledge of surgical techniques and hospital procedures to craft a story of medical technology run amuck."

—Mark Alpert, author of The Omega Theory


"In Britz-Cunningham's entertaining debut, the media spotlight is on Chicago's Fletcher Memorial Medical Center, as a team of neurosurgeons seeks a major breakthrough. A seven-year-old boy, Jamie Winslow, lost his sight at age three as the result of an arteriovenous malformation in his brain. Dr. Richard Helvelius and Dr. Ali O'Day plan to rectify the problem by removing the growth and substituting a specialized computer that will restore Jamie's vision. But in the middle of the delicate procedure, a Code White indicates that there's a bomb in the hospital. The author, a staff radiologist at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital, nicely combines the effort to insure the operation's success and the patient's recovery with the race to find and defuse the bomb and identify those responsible for the threat. The few elements of soap opera won't stop readers from frantically turning the pages to see what happens next."

—Publishers Weekly