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A prominent entrepreneur and venture capitalist decides to fund a controversial new company, to enhance the oldest and most frequently performed surgical procedure in the World – Abortion.

Unknowingly, self-serving Scientists are manipulated to develop new extraction techniques on innocent, fertile or pregnant young women who have either been abducted or obtained through human trafficking. When patients are brutalized and some go missing, the new promising venture turns into a hellish nightmare.

In a moral struggle between right and wrong, humility and greed, and eventually life and death, be prepared to be dragged through a dark and brutal new world where human life becomes the equity of evil.


“EQUITY of EVIL by Rudy A. Mazzocchi, a new Medical Thriller, is one of the most politically compelling, suspenseful and reality-cutting literary works of our time, with a writing style elevated beyond mainstream fiction.” ~ FSB Associates

Rudy’s “Equity of Evil” début novel is an amazing read. Working carefully through the challenging areas of Medical Ethics, the Ethics of Venture Capital, the Abortion Issues, the International Transplant Organ Blackmarket, Rudy has woven a powerful tale of intrigue and adventure.

Often first works ring less true than an authors later works, with “Equity of Evil” Rudy has stood at the plate, swung and hit to score. Characters have personalities and emotions, places have textures & “a feel” and the loose ends are taken care of.

This is a very hard novel to write about without offering up bits of the story that would be “plot spoilers.” It is too good of a read to spoil for a review. I can tell you that areas of the medical & social ethics the novel’s characters wrestle with are well worth thinking about, and are in those challenging areas where there are perhaps only clear cut values for those who never really have to face the issues first hand.

Be prepared to work through a first portion where the characters and backdrop are put together, where your values get roughed up a bit and if you are like me you perhaps briefly start to wonder where this is all going. The middle starts another more personal set of events that rattle your values while crafting the components of the intrigue. People will get hurt and just when you think you can’t be shocked much more over abortion & transplants, I found myself taking a few more body blows.The last section is a real “page turner” where dangers and mysterious international forces meet the action of several near resolutions. I’m thinking I read the last third in one massive shove, wanting to find out how things work out for each of the characters.

Rudy’s editor was kind enough to arrange that I could read a pre-release copy of “Equity of Evil.” I read it over a few nights at the end of the day, rather than when traveling or on vacation – which would have been awesome opportunities when to read “Equity of Evil!” My hope is that Rudy follows with many more offerings of adventure in this interesting genre. ” ~ S. Weinert / Goodreads Reviewer


Rudy is best known as a medical device and biotechnology entrepreneur, inventor, and angel investor, with a history of starting new technology ventures throughout the U.S. and Europe. He’s been privileged to have the opportunity to see the newest innovations in healthcare and work with some of the most brilliant researchers, scientists and physicians in the industry.

Authoring more than 50 patents, he has helped pioneer new companies involved in cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, neurosurgery and even embryonic stem-cell development. Through these efforts, he has become the recipient of many technology and business awards, including the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Healthcare and the Businessman of the Year Award.

Combining these experiences and opportunities, with thousands of hours of travel and long evenings in hotel rooms, he found the initiative to start writing a collection of medical thrillers based on true events, the first of which is entitled “EQUITY of EVIL”.

To learn more about Rudy, please visit his website.