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It doesn’t take a PhD in math to see that there’s no easy solution: Jeffrey Coleman, a biomedical researcher at the National Institutes of Health, has one kidney to donate, but two desperate recipients. With both twins suffering from kidney disease, he is torn between the loyalty and love of one son and the scorn and anger of the other. Saving One showcases a memorable cast of characters, and examines love, betrayal, and forgiveness, holding the reader in gripping suspense until the final page.

Saving One

  • “Steve Caplan delights with this tale of an NIH scientist, Jeffrey Coleman, Ph.D., who is still grieving over the loss of his wife two years prior. Coleman's life becomes complicated very quickly when he learns that both of his twin sons are seriously ill from a rare genetic illness. Coleman discovers he has the power to personally intervene and save one of his sons–but he can't save both. Or, can he? Saving One  is fast-paced medical thriller that is sure to please.”
    ~ Phillip E. Temples, Machine Feelings and Other Stories


    “In Caplan’s taut new medical thriller, a 21st Century medical researcher is faced with Old Testament-type moral dilemmas . . . If Michael Palmer had written a modern-day version of The Prodigal Son, it would look something like Saving One.”

    ~ Rob Dinsmoor, Tales of the Troupe and You Can Leave Anytime

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