Beat the Reaper

A Novel

Bazell, Josh

Downloadable Audiobook - 2009
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Beat the Reaper
Peter Brown is a young emergency room doctor whose sealed identity in the witness protection program is about to give out! After a heart-thumping morning (including a mugging and a lusty elevator encounter with a hot pharmaceuticals rep), Peter treats a new patient who knows him from his other life. Can he keep the patient alive long enough to beat the reaper?

Publisher: New York : Hachette Audiobooks, 2009
ISBN: 9781607888949
Branch Call Number: OverDrive downloadable audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file :,digital
Additional Contributors: Petkoff, Robert
OverDrive, Inc


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Jan 17, 2013

Loved it .... smart and funny.....listened to this travelling across Canada 2 years ago. Now listening to his latest... Wild Thing

Mar 16, 2012
  • danielestes rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The writing is smart, fast and super-charged with raw emotion! And that even feels like I'm understating. I listened to this book on audio CD and was hooked from the first paragraph - just hearing the story delivered by reader Robert Petkoff was an experience in itself. Protagonist Dr. Peter Brown is a supremely confident ex-mobster whose smooth handling of tense situations is a trait we all wish we had, but he's got a past that comes with a price. It's non-stop from the get-go as he labors to keep his patients and himself alive, AKA beat the reaper.

There's a movie version with Leonardo DiCaprio attached to it slated for a 2012 release. I'm very much looking forward to that as well as reading Josh Bazell's next work.


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