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Subject: Medical Mystery: Seeking Suggestions
Date Posted: 11/17/2014 4:41 PM ET
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For a reading challenge called Vintage Mystery Bingo, I need a mystery that 1) was published between 1960 and 1989 and 2) is a medical mystery or features a doctor or a nurse.

Thanks for your suggestions,


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Date Posted: 11/18/2014 8:05 AM ET
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Try The Cradle Will Fall by Mary Higgins Clark. It was published around 1980.

Also, check into Robin Cook. He's been around a long time and has written many medical mysteries/thrillers and some go that far back. I read a lot of them in my younger years.

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Date Posted: 11/22/2014 2:07 AM ET
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maybe Shroud for a Nightingale by P. D. James

Date Posted: 11/23/2014 11:05 PM ET
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One of Michael Palmer's early books--Sisterhood / Side Effects / Flashback


Robin Cook also has several medical thrillers that he wrote in that time period.