Item description for Stainless Steal Hearts by Harry Lee Kraus...
Overview In this medical thriller, Harry Kraus weaves the possible reality that faces a pro-choice society. Matt Stone, a promising surgical resident, uncovers a horrible secret: chief surgeon Dr. Simons and a local abortionist are running experiments on aborted fetuses and giving their hearts to infants with congenital heart problems. The pro-choice candidate for governor, Layton Redman, knows nothing of the research, but he has his own secrets to hide: an unwed staff volunteer is pregnant with his child. Redman arranges an abortion for the mother, but Stone rescues the woman from a car accident and saves the life of Redman's unborn child. As a result, Stone finds himself fighting against Simons, who has the power to end Stone's career. Can Stone and his friends gather enough evidence of the undercover experiments before he gets suspended?
Surgical resident Matt Stone has uncovered a heinous secret, and the truth must come out-even if it costs him his medical career.
Real-life surgeon Harry Kraus skillfully weaves together politics, bioethics, and hidden agendas in this compelling medical thriller. Matt Stone, a promising young surgical resident, discovers that chief surgeon Dr. Michael Simons and local abortionist Dr. Adam Richards are secretly running experiments on live aborted fetuses, "stealing" their hearts to give to infants with congenital heart problems. Both doctors' reputations depend on the secrecy of their research, which is a serious violation of hospital policy.
Meanwhile, Layton Redman, pro-choice candidate for governor, has a secret of his own-a staff volunteer is pregnant with his child. Redman arranges an abortion for the mother, but a serious car accident brings her to the emergency room, where Stone saves the life of her unborn child. This pits him against Simons, who was counting on the aborted fetus for his repulsive research project. Now Stone must gather enough evidence of the undercover experiments and expose Simons-before the vengeful chief surgeon ends his career.
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Studio: Crossway Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.46" Width: 5.7" Height: 1.17" Weight: 0.98 lbs.
Release Date Jun 8, 2007
Publisher GOOD NEWS PUBLISHING #65
ISBN 1581349203 ISBN13 9781581349207
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More About Harry Lee Kraus
Harry Kraus, M.D., is a practicing general surgeon and the author of eight novels, including the best-selling Could I Have This Dance? and The Chairman. He received his M.D. degree from Medical College of Virginia, completed his surgical internship and residency at University of Kentucky, and formerly practiced in Virginia. Dr. Kraus is currently serving with Africa Inland Mission as a missionary surgeon at Kijabe Hospital in Kenya, where he lives with his wife and three sons. Visit his website at www.cuttingedgefiction.com.
Harry Lee Kraus currently resides in the state of Virginia. Harry Lee Kraus was born in 1960.
Reviews - What do customers think about Stainless Steal Hearts?
A look at the future? Jul 27, 2006
"Stainless Steal Hearts" gives the reader a very disturbing look at what could happen in our future; babies being aborted alive so doctors could transplant their organs into other babies.
The main characters in the book are brought together from different aspects of what is happening in a back room of an abortion clinic. As they put the pieces together, they must decide what they will do about the information they have discovered. The twists and turns in the book are fascinating and make it difficult to put down!
The characters are believable and realistic, as is the way they work together. I am a nurse and enjoy any type of medical mystery, and an added bonus in "Stainless Steal Hearts" is that it's written from a Christian perspective.
You will think about this book long after you have finished reading it.
A well written medical novel Feb 24, 2001
Harry Kraus Jr. has truly produced a masterpiece in the world of medical fiction. His facisinating plot is wrapped around a young medical student with a promising future. He will place himself and his career in serious jepordy if he speaks the truth about the illegal testing and experiments which are headed up by the greatest infant open heart surgeon. This is a wonderful book I enjoyed the indepth medical plot which he described simply enough for even those who no nothing of medical procedure. This is abook which is a must for your collection and can be read many times.