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Interviewed by Stephen McDill for the "Mississippi Business Journal"

Stephen McDill of the Mississippi Business Journal interviewed me shortly after the release of "Wiggle Room." We talked about the origin of the thriller's plot as well as the research required in writing a book even when the work is fiction. Jackson doctor mixes medicine with thriller writing June 18, 2013 Health Care Editor’s Note: Darden North will have his first official signing for “Wiggle Room” at Lemuria Books in Jackson’s Banner Hall on July 20 from 1:00-3:00 PM. The event is sponsored by the Sartoris Literary Group and will also include a headline signing of “Scotty & Elvis” by Elvis Presley guitarist Scotty Moore. Jackson OB/GYN Darden North’s fourth thriller “Wiggle Room” moves quickly from the battlefields of Iraq to the lobby of the King Edward Hotel powered by a rollercoaster page-turning plot written in the spirit of John Grisham and Tom Cla

WIGGLE ROOM reviewed by Harriet Klausner for THE MYSTERY GAZETTE and FOLLOW THE CLUE

Image The Mystery Gazette Monday, June 3, 2013 Wiggle Room-Darden North Wiggle Room Darden North Sartoris Literary Group, May 25 2013, $19.95 ISBN: 9780989318624 Air Force surgeon Major Brad Cummins nears the end of his four month deployment in Iraq when the American victims of an IED are rushed into emergency care. Also brought in is the wounded insurgent bomber Zarife Amarah. Whereas Marine Lance Corporal Chad Giles dies, Amarah lives. Feeling guilty over failing to save the American solider, the medical board exonerates Brad while his peers remain hostile. In Jackson, Mississippi, he feels added remorse for enabling Amarah to return to killing Americans. However, Brad is shocked when his brother Brian is murdered. Brad believes he was the target due to his saving the insur