Oxygen by Carol Cassella

Oxygen by Carol Cassella

Dr Marie Heaton is an anesthesiologist at the height of her profession. She has worked, lived, and breathed her career since medical school, and she now practices at a top Seattle hospital. Marie has carefully constructed and constricted her life according to empirical truths, to the science and art of medicine. But when her tried-and-true formula suddenly deserts her during a routine surgery, she must explain the nightmarish operating room disaster and face the resulting malpractice suit. Marie’s best friend, colleague, and former lover, Dr Joe Hillary, becomes her closest confidante… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Prescription drug abuse
  • Death of a child