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My new e book, Killing Season: A Paramedic’s Dispatches from the Entrance Strains of the Opioid Epidemic,   is popping out on April 6, 2021, however when you order two books (or spend $50 now, you may get them for 40% off underneath a particular promotion.  Use code HHSA when testing on the Johns Hopkins College Press Bookstore.

My first two books, Paramedic: on the Entrance Strains of Drugs and Rescue 471: A Paramedics’s Tales are nonetheless out there each in print and as ebooks.


I’ve two works of fiction out there as ebooks.

Diamond within the Tough tells the story of a younger EMT’s wayward journey by way of EMS. It takes place in Hartford in the same setting to my first novel, Mortal Males: Paramedics on the Streets of Hartford.  The e book has prompted some controversy as a result of the EMT narrator is a thief, who steals from his sufferers.  He, after all, ultimately pays the worth for his actions, however he does, regardless of his crimes, handle to search out some redemption and a path towards grace.  After writing two nonfiction books about EMS in Hartford, I’ve turned to fiction as a result of it supplied a freer reign to discover the world of EMS and inform atypical tales.  

You’ll be able to learn pattern chapters of Diamond within the Tough right here:


Temptation to Steal


Mortal Males is a extra conventional story.  Paramedic Troy Johnson battles trauma and illness on the streets of Hartford, Connecticut. When a fellow medic is shot to loss of life responding to a 911 name, a grief-stricken Troy vows to avenge the loss of life, whereas struggling to come back to grips along with his personal mortality.

i admire your shopping for and studying my books and weblog!


Listed below are a few of my favorites from different EMS authors you must think about:


Lights and Sirens: The Training of a Paramedic by Kevin Grange printed by Berkley. This an awesome account of a younger man going by way of paramedic faculty. I reviewed it in additional element on this publish:

Lights and Sirens


Michael Morse first two wonderful books Rescuing Windfall and Rescue 1 Responding are mixed into one e book and printed by Submit Hill Press and distributed by Simon and Shuster.  I reviewed Rescue 1 Responding on this publish:



A Thousand Bare Strangers: A Paramedic’s Wild Journey to the Edge and Again by Kevin Hazzard printed by Scribner. That is additionally a tremendously nicely written e book overlaying the EMS profession of an Atlanta, Georgia paramedic from keen EMT to eventual burn out and fade away almost a decade later.


Kelly Grayson’s En Route is a good learn by the writer of the Ambulance Driver Recordsdata.

Grayson is an EMS Mark Twain — a gifted humorist who packs a severe punch. He does an awesome job of describing what it’s wish to be in EMS — the great and the dangerous, the excessive factors and the lows.  


Turning to EMS Fiction, a little bit identified, however wonderful e book is Black Flies by Shannon Burke, which retells Joseph Conrad’s Coronary heart of Darkness with EMS because the background.

I reviewed this e book a few years in the past on this weblog:

Black Flies Evaluate



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