Darden North, MD, is the award-winning author of four medical thrillers, including POINTS OF ORIGIN, a national IPPY book award winner in Southern Fiction. His latest novel is WIGGLE ROOM, a captivating, contemporary thriller set against the backdrop of the Iraqi war and the Deep South that blends treachery and romance with murder. While serving as an Air Force surgeon, Major Brad Cummins fails to save an injured American soldier yet must mend the Iraqi maimed in the same roadside blast. Enduring criticism from his peers, Cummins is unaware that the wounded college student now wants him dead and has tracked him back to Mississippi. When loved ones die around him, Brad Cummins’ new love interest and fellow surgeon, Dr. Diana Bratton, forces him to uncover the truth.
Darden North is a board-certified obstetrician/gynecologist who grew up in the Mississippi Delta and now lives in Jackson where he practices medicine. A graduate of Ole Miss and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, he is a certified DaVinci robotic surgeon and still delivers babies. North and his wife Sally have two young adult children, as well as two dogs and two grand dogs. In his spare time, he gardens, walks for exercise, reads fiction, enjoys his friends, and travels with his family. North’s first novel HOUSE CALL was awarded Finalist in Mystery/Suspense by the 2008 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. His second novel POINTS OF ORIGIN, also available in audio, was recognized in Southern Fiction by the 2007 Independent Publishers Book (IPPY) Awards. His third novel, FRESH FROZEN, is in film development by Frank Vitolo and Scott Alvaraz. FRESH FROZEN received Best Cover Design in the 2009 National Indie Excellence Awards and Finalist in Regional Fiction.