Award Winning Medical Thrillers by W. H. Watford, M.D.

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Nominated for SEBA Fiction Book of the Year by the Southeast Bookseller's Association

Named One of the 10 Best Books to Take to the Beach by Fox News!

From W. H. Watford, author of MORTAL STRAIN, comes another gripping novel featuring Dr. Jack Harris. In LETHAL RISK, he must race to save the life of an innocent -- before he can save his own ...

On the shores of coastal Duvall, Louisiana, rough-hewn men spend their days fishing, trawling, oil-rigging-and their nights drinking. It's a harsh environment that keeps Dr. Jack Harris, on loan to the local ER, busy. Until he treats a teen runaway- and finds himself named the prime suspect in her disappearance.

To clear his name, Jack must unravel the tangled web of the missing girl's past, discovering a deadly conspiracy that has already taken several lives-and threatens to destroy countless others. Now, the closer he gets to the truth, the more likely it is that Jack will be the next to die ...

W. H. Watford
P.O. Box 131295
Birmingham, Alabama 35213

Named 2007 Writer In Residence for the Alabama Writer's Conclave - the oldest writer's organization in continuing existence in the country.

W.H. Watford is a Cardiologist who practices in Birmingham, Alabama, where he lives with his wife and three children. He is the winner of the Santa Barbara Fiction Writing Award. Contact him at


Upcoming Appearances
July 14, 2007 ThrillerFest - International Thriller Writers Convention: Medical Thriller Panel - Einstein's Monsters - New York City, NY Sat. July 14th @ 9:30 am
July 20-22, 2007 Alabama Writer's Conclave - annual conference - Auburn, AL  

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