Solemn Oath - Sacred Trust, Bk 2 Author:Hannah Alexander "The health of my patient will be my first consideration." — So vowed Dr. Lukas Bower upon entering the medical profession. And by refusing to betray this solemn oath in the face of hospital politics, life has suddenly become very difficult for the young interim director of Knolls Community Hospital emergency room. As Lukas fends off an... more » unjust federal investigation, the embittered hospital board chairman threatens to merge Knolls Community with a profitable but morally bankrupt healthcare conglomerate.
The small-town serenity of Knolls is suddenly broken by a spate of suspicious fires, and the new influx of patients strains the resources of the already overworked emergency room. With the increased responsibilities, Lukas finds himself working more and more with Dr. Mercy Richmond. When his feelings for her turn into more than he expected, Lukas faces the most difficult decision of his life.« less