The law of similars: A Novel

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Widowed father Leland Fowler turns to homeopathic healer Carissa for help, and she heals both his body and his heart, but when another of her patients suddenly goes into a coma, law officer Leland is faced with a difficult moral and ethical dilemma.
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" The Law of Similars is fast-paced and absorbing. Few writers can manipulate a plot with Bohjalian's grace and power."-The New York Times Book Review

From the number one bestselling author of Midwives comes this riveting medical thriller about a lawyer, a homeopath, and a tragic death. When one of homeopath Carissa Lake's patients falls into an allergy-induced coma, possibly due to her prescribed remedy, Leland Fowler's office starts investigating the case.

But Leland is also one of Carissa's patients, and he is begining to realize that he has fallen in love with her. As love and legal obligations collide, Leland comes face-to-face with an ethical dilemma of enormous proportions. Graceful, intelligent, and suspenseful, The Law of Similars is a powerful examination of the links between hope and hubris, love and deception.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Chris Bohjalian's The Light in the Ruins.

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subject_facet Burlington (Vt.) -- Fiction, Ethics -- Fiction, Evidence preservation -- Vermont -- Burlington -- Fiction, Homeopathic physicians -- Vermont -- Burlington -- Fiction, Malpractice -- Vermont -- Burlington -- Fiction, Public prosecutors -- Vermont -- Burlington -- Fiction, Widowers -- Vermont -- Burlington -- Fiction
title_display The law of similars
title_full The Law of Similars A Novel, The law of similars / by Chris Bohjalian
title_short The law of similars
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topic_facet Ethics, Evidence preservation, Fiction, Homeopathic physicians, Literature, Malpractice, Public prosecutors, Romance, Thriller, Widowers