Author of The Doc Brady Mystery Series

Reviews of Act of Revenge

"The author’s patented mixture of homespun humor, mouthwatering culinary descriptions, and charming characterization is on full display here in a novel full of mischief and mayhem. Another rewarding Doc Brady adventure.”
Kirkus Reviews

"Act of Revenge is a well-written novel with characters that you can’t help but adore.” 
Working Mommy Journal

"Clearly and effectively drawing upon his own medical background, author and doctor John Bishop has deftly crafted a well-wrought and simply riveting medical thriller of a novel."
Midwest Book Review

"A definite page-turner, “Act of Revenge” is a must-read for fans of murder mysteries who appreciate the intricacies of the medical profession as background and want to learn more about the different types of plastic surgeries.” 
SA Examiner

"Bishop knows how to create an interesting read, which always includes some twists and turns. He works to keep his readers on their toes and his ability to blend together his medical knowledge with the mystery genre is well done. Doc Brady is a strong main character and following his work throughout the story makes you want to keep reading. if you are looking for a read that will keep you guessing and leave you surprised you should check out this book.”
The Nerdy Girl Express

"Another solid Dr. Brady mystery with just the right mix of mystery, family, and danger. This series is a fun one and book three is just as good as book number one. They’re easy to read and fun!”
Red Carpet Crash

"This story had a number of twists that I did not see coming. The main characters are easy to identify with...a very enjoyable read.”
Men Reading Books

"Another good yarn from Bishop, and the most lively of the three Doc Brady mysteries so far.” 
English Plus Language Blog

"Dr. Jim Bob Brady is a character who you just can’t help but love and take into your heart. You know if he was looking after you then you would be well taken care of...An addictive read that made for a refreshing change and now I need to read more purely so I can have more Dr. Jim Bob Brady in my life.” 
Lost in the Land of Books

"There’s been a wave of celebrity crime books lately, but you may be relieved to learn that this John Bishop is a surgeon and not a wise-cracking Scouser. Act of Revenge is the third medical thriller featuring Dr. Jim Bob Brady, and sees the doc set out to help a colleague in need. "
Crime Fiction Lover
""Bishop does a great job of sucking you into the settings and the characters. Mary Louise, the doctor’s wife, is a delightful person you might want to know, and J.J., the doctor’s son, has opened a detective agency, following in his father’s crime-solving footsteps.”
The Cyber Librarian
"The pacing was good, the plot moved along at a pleasant clip, and I never felt like it was a slog or a race. The characters were well-written, fleshed out and distinct and true to their various internal motivations and personalities.” 
Nonstop Reader
"If you love thrillers with medical procedures + psychological elements, you’d love this one. Doc Brandy is a surgeon who is also an amateur detective who tries to solve a cryptic murder.”
Monika’s Book Blog

"This medical thriller is not only a solid read but a good mix of mystery, family and danger. This 3rd mystery stands on its own two feet and for the novice of this series not fear you can easily melt right in and enjoy every moment passing time with Doc Brady as he finds himself involved in events that have him in the middle of a mystery. In this 3rd act, Doc returns to investigating when Lou Edwards, a friend, finds himself accused of murder. This story captured my attention from the beginning and never let go. “
Toni Osborne, GoodReads
"This is a refreshing medical thriller with an extremely likable protagonist, Dr. Jim Bob Brady. I was on Doc Brady's side instantly - he is funny, warm, and the sort of person you'd like to have take care of you AND solve your mysteries.”
Christina’s Reviews

"An entertaining medical thriller mystery with a protagonist full of wit and charm, that oozes a sense of humor that’s contagious. It’s a writing style full of tenderness and affection.”
Rosepoint Publishing

"Had a great time reading this series and this latest installment was no exception. I was so glad to read about Doc Brady again and this time helping a colleague out of a precarious murder mystery. Doc Brady is a character I loved full of heart, brain and wit! Really enjoyed this.”
Nurse Bookie

"An Act of Revenge will entertain you as you follow along with the characters who are carefully constructed by the author. If you love a murder mystery, you will want to pick up this Doc Brady novel. Even though it is the third book in the series, it can stand alone without reading the others.”
The Boogieman is My Friend