Code Blue

Prescription for Trouble Series #1

By Richard L. Mabry, M.D. Published
Paperback ISBN: 9781426702365 $15.99 Buy
Who wants Dr. Cathy Sewell dead?In the first book of the Prescription for Trouble series, “Code Blue” means more to Dr. Cathy Sewell than the cardiac emergency she has to face. It describes her mental state as she finds that coming back to her hometown hasn’t brought her the peace she so desperately needs. Instead, it’s clear that someone there wants her gone…or dead.

Cathy returns to her hometown seeking healing after a broken relationship, but discovers that among her friends and acquaintances is someone who wants her out of town…or dead. Lawyer Will Kennedy, her high school sweetheart, offers help, but does it carry a price tag? Is hospital chief of staff Dr. Marcus Bell really on her side in her fight to get hospital privileges? Is Will’s father, Pastor Matthew Kennedy, interested in advising her or just trying to get her back to the church she left years ago? When one of Cathy’s prescriptions almost kills the town banker, it sets the stage for a malpractice suit that could end her time in town, if not her career. It’s soon clear that this return home was a prescription for trouble.


"A healthy dose of mystery, with ample injections of suspense and romance.  Richard Mabry's splendid debut novel is just what the doctor ordered." - James Scott Bell, bestselling author of Try Fear and Deceived.

"Strap in and hang on.  Code Blue races through the corridors of a small town Emergency Room and the intrigue of covert revenge.  Grab the rails on your gurney!  You'll never see that last turn coming!"  - Austin Boyd, author of the Mars Hill and Classified series

"In Code Blue Dr. Richard Mabry demonstrates his expertise in the medical field, but more important, he establishes his skills as a medical suspense writer.  This is a writer to watch." - DiAnn Mills, author of Breach of Trust and Sworn to Protect.

"Dr. Mabry hits the mark with Code Blue, a tightly coiled thriller that could only have been penned by an insider." - Brandt Dodson, author of Original Sin

"Rarely does a debut novel draw me in and rivet my attetion as Dr. Richard Mabry's Code Blue did." - BJ Hoff, bestselling author of The Emerald Ballad series and The Riverhaven Years

"I love this debut novel. Dr. Mabry created medical scenes that were technical enough to be authentic, but still understandable by laymen readers. And the suspense in the story took a lot of twists and turns, with plenty of red herrings to throw the reader off the right track. I love suspense stories like that, with twist endings." - Lena Dooley

About the Author

Richard L. Mabry, M.D.

Dr. Richard Mabry is a retired physician who writes “medical suspense with heart.” His novels have won multiple awards: a semifinalist for International Thriller Writers’ debut novel; finalists for the Carol Award, Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award, and Romantic Times’ Reader’s Choice Award; and both finalist and winner of the Selah Award. Miracle Drug is his ninth published novel. He and his wife live in Frisco, Texas. You can follow Richard online at, as well as on Twitter (@RichardMabry), and Facebook at RMabryBooks.








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