Barry Friedman

Biography

Barry Friedman is a retired orthopaedic surgeon. Since his retirement he has written nine novels and two non-fiction works. The novels are mostly medical mysteries and thrillers. All are listed on Amazon.com. He and his wife live in Southern California.

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Books

SURVIVOR: USS Russell a World War Two Destroyer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six action-filled years, the USS Russell, a World War Two destroyer was in the thick of combat. From the pre-Pearl Harbor Battle of the Atlantic to most of the Naval battles in the Pacific, Russell and her gallant crew fought a determined enemy. After earning sixteen battle stars, she brought the warriors who manned her guns and engines home alive. The Russell was a SURVIVOR.
Max
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Price: Free! Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Max Aries, a skinny twenty-seven year-old could leap up and snare a football thrown fifteen feet over his head. He could punt a football ninety yards in the air. Kick a seventy-yard field goal. Bend a steel bar, then straighten it out. Max joined a mediocre professional football team, and made them Super Bowl Champions. In short, Max Aries was out of this world. Literally
Hyde
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Price: Free! Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Eddie Hyde is an ex-con trying to go straight. Hyde comes into possession of a stash of a hybrid marijuana that turns him into Dr. Jake Kell, a mad killer. Hyde must destroy his evil self before it destroys him. Unlike the characters in Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic, Hyde is the good guy and Dr. Jake Kell (or Jekyll, if you prefer) is the villain.
Fracture
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,620. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Ron Harris, a volunteer giving aid to a tribe of Ecuadorian Indians, sustains a fractured leg in a plane crash. He is treated by a shaman, and is astounded when the fracture heals in less than two weeks. His search for the shaman’s secret is mysteriously sabotaged at every turn. Why? And by whom?
Prescription For Death
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You set the price! Words: 71,380. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Stuart Downing, a young physician, is up against a devious lawyer, unscrupulous doctors, crooked insurance agents, and killers who have devised a scheme to defraud insurance companies, Their method consists of altering electrocardiograms to fake heart attacks. Downing must match his ingenuity against that of the scammers with an unimaginable threat lurking at his every move.
That's Life: It's Sexually Transmitted and Terminal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,720. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A collection of vignettes covering the author’s experiences as a medical student and intern, a Naval Medical Officer during World War II, and more than 50 years as a practicing orthopaedic surgeon. Some are humorous, some are sad. All are true—well,maybe a little embellished.
Assignment: Bosnia
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You set the price! Words: 78,360. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
Thousands of Bosnians, Croatians and Serbians were swallowed up in the Balkan war of the1990s. Matt O'Brien, is a member of an international commission whose duty is to sift for clues. He teams up with a radar engineer. Together, they embark on a high tech probe of Bosnian killing fields. They unearth secrets that threaten their own lives and could re-ignite the smoldering, fragile peace.
The Shroud
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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The Shroud of Turin is stolen. It is mysteriously returned but mutilated. Interpol investigator Arturo Benavivo is assigned to the case, His persistent hunt for a cunning foe, nearly costs his life and that of his family. Following a meandering trail of clues, he is led to a remote laboratory in northern Italy. There lie the chilling answers.
The Old Folks At Home: Warehouse Them or Leave Them on the Ice Floe
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Price: Free! Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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A satirical view of an Old Folks Home—pardon me--Retirement Community for Seniors. Henry and Harriet Callins, having discovered that all that glitters is not Golden Age, move into Restful Bowers, Henry suspects that residents in the Assisted Living facility are getting an assist they don’t need or want. His curiosity puts his life and that of Harriet in mortal danger.
Dead End
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You set the price! Words: 75,780. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
They found Henry Gibson shot dead. Then George Horner and Noah Hamberger.Random murders or a sicko with an agenda? That was the problem facing homicide detective Al Maharos and Sheriff Karen Vandergrift. Together, they uncovered other bodies, and a pattern unique in the annals of crime. They knew their path would converge with that of the killer. They knew when. But where?
The Short Life of a Valiant Ship
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
On October 15, 1942 the destroyer USS Meredith, and the tug USS Vireo, were attacked and sunk by Japanese aircraft carrier planes. For four days, the survivors floated in oil-covered waters, and watched helplessly while their comrades died or drowned or were devoured by sharks. Only ninety-six of the 329 crewmen of both ships, survived to be rescued
Sleeper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,290. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When confronted by a seven-year-old child in coma, Dr. Ben Allen, a young pediatrician, welcomes the diagnostic challenge.Frustrated by her overbearing father, her phlegmatic mother, a knife-happy surgeon, and a hospital administrator who values fund-raising above patient care,Allen must diagnose and treat her mysterious illness in the face of events that threaten to end his budding career.

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