To Sleep...Perchance to Die by Donald R. Grippo
Turn the Page Publishing
Published: June 1, 2014
Tangled lives, tainted love, and a Shakespearean twist lead to deception, betrayal, and murder.
In this sexy, psychological thriller, Eurasian beauty Mai Faca plots to marry Jake Warden, a successful oral surgeon forbidden to her because of family honor. In an unheard-of scheme, fellow surgeon, Bret Manley, falls victim to Mai's seduction as she and Jake play a cruel trick to be together. Jake acts with surgical precision to clear the path to Mai's happiness, threatening lives including his own.
In a wake of turmoil and destruction, Bret's uncle and well-known criminal attorney Hubie Santos attempts to find out if a surgeon would use his knowledge to kill.
Don practiced oral and maxillofacial surgery in northeastern Connecticut for more than 30 years. On a daily basis, he encountered patients' fear of undergoing oral surgery and associated intravenous anesthesia. With the skill of a surgeon, Don plays on this fear in To Sleep...Perchance to Die. He adds in the law with real life character, Hubie Santos, a high profile criminal lawyer in Connecticut. Don's resume includes working as a dentist at the Tennessee State Prison outside of Nashville, and as a guard at the Hartford State Jail allowing him the write the gritty, gory truth of what goes on behind bars.
Note: I have not read this book and cannot rate it. FYI the author has rated the contents R.