Kat’s Kommentary


I’m an avid reader and always have been.  In fact, when my parents went to the Parent Teacher meeting with my grade 5 teacher, he told them to get me a public library card, because I had already read everything in the school library.  Now, I’ve been given a great opportunity to read and review some of my favorite things….BOOKS!  This might just be the best job ever!

Dr. Richard Mabry is a retired ear nose and throat
specialist who was challenged to write a book about his journey through grief
after his wife died.  In 2006 “The Tender
” was published.  Soon after that he
was encouraged to try his hand at fiction. 
Since then he has written 7 books, often called “Medical suspence with

If it can go wrong in Dr. Shannon Frasier’s life it seems it
will.  Her fiancé is shot, then, 10 years
later another man is shot on her front lawn during a dinner party.  The same night her sister comes back after,
another, stint in rehab to live with her and things just get worse from
there.  There are so many twists and
turns in this story, you might think you’d get lost, but Dr. Mabry weaves
together a brilliant tale that never gets bogged down in its abundance of
plot.  “Critical Condition” is his 7th
novel and it’s a complex thriller that will leave you exhausted, but satisfied
by the end. 

should you get this book? 
Absolutely!  It gets a solid
Weekend Reading Recommendation just make sure you don’t bump into furniture
when you can’t put it down!  🙂  And I suggest ordering in. 


Ali Kat

On Air Personality and AVID reader


If you missed my interview with Dr. Mabry or just want to hear it again, click here