WORK IN PROGRESS . . . some more than others

FORTHCOMING WORK:

1. MUSHU PORK WITH PANCAKES—TO GO
Nonfiction /​/​ Humorous cat memoir

The humorous and heartwarming story of Mooshie, an extraordinarily exceptional cat, and his relationship with his flawed human. After a rough beginning, the interspecies couple head off on a series of unfortunate, though riotous, adventures that take them from an upscale California town to a small island where car chases involving automatic gunfire are the norm, and jungle mishaps involving poisonous frogs and machete toting natives are daily occurrences. Mushu Pork With Pancakes to Go makes Marley look tame

2. BLUE NOTES
Epistolary novel/​Baby boomer fiction

A fascinating chronicle of two young women's lives as they glide and stumble through the counter culture revolution toward the strange intersecting paths of their lives. Through letters written between 1965 and 1989, the reader is pulled irresistibly into their stories.
Incorporating a rich blend of humor, sex, and tragedy, BLUE NOTES has plenty of quirky twists and turns that will keep the reader glued to the pages all the way to the dramatic ending


WORK IN PROGRESS:

1. QUARANTINE
Medical thriller
A mystery virus quickly kills all but one man at a top secret bio-containment facility. Years later a young boy finds the remains of the facility and the mutated virus spreads throughout the small boarder town of Fuego Bello. A pediatrician, a nurse and a CDC researcher race to stop the pathogen that threatens to kill off every living thing on earth.


2. SOMEWHERE, AN ELEVATOR
Nonfiction/​Memoir
A black humor autobiographical account of surviving childhood in a highly dysfunctional American family. Told in the innocent voice of a precocious child, SOMEWHERE, AN ELEVATOR is the engrossing story of one family and its deepest, most closely guarded secrets.

3. THE HMO
Fiction
Corruption in a healthcare system where life and death are weighed against profit and power. Six patients, one nurse and one physician find themselves taking on one of the most powerful, internally corrupt HMOs in the country. A chilling novel that comes closer to reality than hospital corporations will want to admit.

4. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BABY JANE DOE?
Fictionalized true crime
Based on a grisly double homicide that baffled the FBI and four Bay Area law enforcement agencies for eight years. A chilling, one-of-a-kind twist ending.


5. PATIENT VICTIM - 5th in the ADELE MONSARRAT, RN Medical thriller series
A sniper is killing the homeless one at a time. When a dying bag lady asks Adele Monsarrat, RN, to do her a favor, the nurse sleuth walks into a world of terror.




BOOKS by ECHO HERON: CLICK ON THESE TITLES FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Torn between his obsession with Clara and his lust for success, Tiffany resorts to desperate measures to keep her creative genius under his command. Clara cleverly navigates both her turbulent relationship with Tiffany and the rigid rules of Victorian and Edwardian societies, in order to embrace all the adventure and romance turn-of-the-century New York City has to offer.
ECHO HERON - NONFICTION
This New York Times bestselling author chronicles her journey as an idealistic nursing student through the gritty realities of practice with humor and a fine eye for detail. Shockingly believable. 8 weeks on the New York Times bestsellers list
NOW ON ALL E-READERS! Sequel to Intensive Care, Heron gives readers a graphic, tell-all description of life behind the closed doors of a busy trauma center. She fleshes out brief patient vignettes in ways that haunt one's memory.
In these forty chapters what nurses witness and sustain on a daily basis is revealed with candor, humor and sensitivity. From birth to death, despair to triumph, these nurses' bravery, heart and unwavering commitment shine through.
Second in the Adele Monsarrat medical thriller series. A big-city hospital A rogue killer virus. And no cure in sight. Nurse Adele Monsarrat joins forces with Detective Tim Rittman, hoping to contain a potentially ragin epidemic—before it spreads out into an unsuspecting world . . .
The third in the Adele Monsarrat medical thriller series. In this case of amnesia, memories can be fatal. When police uncover disturbing connections between the victims, Adele is forced into a hot zone of terror, where ruthless violence spreads like a disease no doctor can cure . . .
ECHO HERON—FICTION
NOW ON ALL E-READERS! An intriguing medical mystery, this combination nurse, hospital and detective story, is a fast-paced, sit-on-the-edge-of-your-chair thriller set in the hectic realism of its hospital setting.
The Adele Monsarrat, RN Medical Thriller Series:
The first in the Adele Monsarrat, RN, medical mystery series. A resident killer is working overtime at Ellis Hospital. When sweet young Chloe, everybody's favorite nurse, dies in the recovery room after a routine appendectomy, nurse Adele Monsarrat's suspicions are aroused . . .
The Adele Monsarrat, RN Medical Thriller Series
Fourth in the Adele Monsarrat medical thriller series. A disfigured corpse is fished out of San Francisco Bay. Adele would never guess that the crimes she is investigating reach halfway around the world—or that she has already been added to the growing list of victims . . .