Mortal Men

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My latest book was published today. Mortal Men is a novel about paramedics in Hartford, Connecticut in the 1990s when a gang war was raging in the city. It is a work of fiction. Here is the official description:

Paramedic Troy Johnson battles trauma and sickness on the streets of Hartford, Connecticut. When a fellow medic is shot responding to a 911 call, a grief-stricken Troy vows to avenge his friend, while struggling to come to grips with his own mortality.

Mortal Men examines the ancient bonding between friends and partners who count on each other to make it safely home. Written by veteran paramedic Peter Canning, author of the acclaimed Paramedic: On the Front Lines of Medicine and Rescue 471: A Paramedicís Stories, Mortal Men provides a rare view into the real-life world of street medicine and into the lives of the men and women who fight its battles.

The book is available as an electronic book for Kindle, Nook or any other e-reader.

Here is a link to some of the places to buy it. The books sells for $3.99.

Barnes and Noble

Amazon

Smashwords

Scribd

It should soon be available on all ebook platforms including Apple and Sony.

I’ll be writing more about the book next week.

Check it out!

6 Comments

  • Brett says:

    Just finished reading the book… AWESOME!!!

  • Laura Hensley says:

    Wonderful book. Many reminders of my own time as a paramedic/field preceptor. Thank you for giving a voice to the often unsung heros in soiled capes. Your blunt, yet painfully compassionate view of EMS professionals was spot on! I’ve already purchased your other books, and follow your blog, keep up the great work, and thank you!

  • Shawn says:

    Awesome. Buying it on Kindle right now!

  • Jon LeRoy says:

    Any chance of putting this into print for us old-fashioned book types?

  • EMT Hannah says:

    Would really love to see this in print. I’ve been looking into a kindle or book for the convienence at the station but prefer an old fashioned book.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

background image Blogger Img

Peter Canning

JEMS Talk: Google Hangout

Recent Posts
SW_Rectangle The Jug March 26, 2015
SW_Rectangle The Ideal Medic March 24, 2015
The Butler Did It February 19, 2015
Medicscribe_Header Gifts January 25, 2015
Categories
  • ems-health-safety (7)
  • ems-topics (702)
  • hazmat (1)
  • Uncategorized (420)
  • Comments
    Ihunanya udochu
    AHA 2015 Guidelines: A Preview
    Airway protection is important in a cardiac arrest patient especially endotracheal intubation unlike supraglottic airway which does not and there is risk of aspiration.A paramedic should learn how to intubate the trachea, pass an LMA and NG tube. Protecting the airway shouldn't be enough, paramedics should know how to position his hands, and also the…
    2015-04-07 15:56:27
    medicscribe
    No Chest Compressions
    You can't do CPR without chest compressions. If you don't do chest compressions it is not CPR. The patient's heart has stopped. Aside from opening their chest and doing cardiac massage, there is no way to make the heart pump without doing chest compressions. Chest compressions are by nature traumatic. Ribs are often broken by…
    2015-04-01 21:24:02
    Anonymous
    No Chest Compressions
    Actually, as a decision maker for an individual with osteoporosis I am facing this dilemma now. Guidance in our state's code suggests that I do not consent to a DNR unless there is a compelling reason - such as terminal illness. However, I am aware that manual CPR would be devastating to the body of…
    2015-04-01 20:57:01
    Mike
    You Don't Have to Put on Your Red Lights
    I totally understand what you guys are saying and how you feel. It's a shame that because there are bad apples in a basket, we as people think the whole basket is bad and this is so far from the truth. I was an EMT for a little while, it was my part time job…
    2015-03-29 15:05:53
    Sandy
    The Ideal Medic
    As a 24 year medic, I finally figured out it wasn't me. Thank you for your article. You can't teach that in any classroom. I have always found that empathy is a great tool. Use it to benefit the patient and teach others what it is all about.
    2015-03-24 22:24:30

    Now Available: Mortal Men

    Mortal Men is available as an electronic book for Kindle, Nook or any other e-reader. Here is a link to some of the places to buy it. The book sells for $3.99. Barnes and Noble Amazon Smashwords Scribd Also Available from iBooks

    Order My Books

    Support EMS Bloggers, Buy Their Books

    Google

    Order Books and Movies

    FireEMS Blogs eNewsletter

    Sign-up to receive our free monthly eNewsletter

    LATEST EMS NEWS

    HOT FORUM DISCUSSIONS