Is it possible to take a trip into parts of the mind that aren’t accessible to conscious thought, to understand the hidden parts of the iceberg that often control what we consider to be logical, well thought out behavior?
The trip begins with Chasing Backwards, a psychological murder mystery, and continues with The Man With A Microphone In His Ear, and Skin Dance, a mystery.
CHASING BACKWARDS, a psychological murder mystery
From the back streets of Philadelphia’s little Italy, to posh Rittenhouse Square, to the covert financial world of Zürich, Switzerland, medical student Joe Belmont runs for his life. No matter how far he runs, his survival lies in the one place he has always feared, the darkest corner of his own mind.
THE MAN WITH A MICROPHONE IN HIS EAR
Time: 1969, Place: Philadelphia General Hospital – an ancient psychiatric fortress, Person: a clueless 1st year psychiatric resident assigned to treat a dangerous paranoid patient. How he deals with this threatening, psychotic man will shape his entire psychiatric career.
SKIN DANCE, a mystery
Enter the mind of Jake Robb, a successful, forty-one year old Los Angeles psychiatrist with a major flaw. Personal blind spots have destroyed his marriage and now threaten to destroy his life. When a psychotic person vows to kill him, Jake must face the one thing he has always avoided, his own past.
Dr. Smukler has won the prestigious Golden Ear Award for excellence in teaching at Harbor-UCLA Medical center and excellence in writing fiction at The Santa Barbara Writers Conference.
All books are available as ebooks and paperbacks. You can find them at amazon.com/author/arthursmukler or http://artsmuklermd.com