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The 5th horseman / James Patterson with Maxine Paetro.

By: Patterson, James, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Paetro, Maxine | Paetro, Maxine.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Patterson, James, Women's murder club: ; Patterson, James, Women's murder club: 5.Publisher: London : Headline, 2006Description: 339 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780755323098; 0755323092.Other title: Fifth horseman.Subject(s): Women detectives -- California -- Fiction | Serial murders -- Fiction | Medical personnel -- Malpractise -- Fiction | Women in the professions -- Fiction | Female friendship -- Fiction | Hospitals -- Fiction | Women detectives -- California -- San Francisco -- Fiction | Women's Murder Club (Imaginary Organisation) -- Fiction | Boxer, Lindsay (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Policewomen -- Fiction | San Francisco (Calif.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 813.54 Subject: A young mother is recuperating in a San Francisco hospital when she is suddenly gasping for breath. The call button fails to bring help in time. The hospitals doctors, some of the best in the nation, are completely mystified by her sudden death. How did this happen?
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A young mother is recuperating in a top San Francisco hospital when suddenly she's gasping for breath. The call button fails to bring help in time. How and why did this happen?

With help from the newest member of the Women's Murder Club, Yuki Castellano, Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer discovers that this is not the hospital's first suspicious case. Other patients have taken unexpected and devastating turns for the worse just as they're planning to go home. Are these just appalling coincidences? Or is a maniac playing God with people's lives?

When someone close begins to exhibit the same terrifying symptoms, Lindsay fears no one is safe. In a wild race against time she must fight an administration determined to shield its reputation even if it means hiding a killer...

A young mother is recuperating in a San Francisco hospital when she is suddenly gasping for breath. The call button fails to bring help in time. The hospitals doctors, some of the best in the nation, are completely mystified by her sudden death. How did this happen?

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The Women's Murder Club faces an unspeakable horror in an irresistible hospital and courtroom thriller by #1 bestselling author James Patterson. SOMEBODY DIES. A young mother is recuperating in a San Francisco hospital when she is suddenly gasping for breath. The call button fails to bring help in time. The hospital's doctors, some of the best in the nation, are completely mystified by her death. How did this happen? APOCALYPSE NEARS. This is not the first such case at the hospital. Just as patients are about to be released with a clean bill of health, their conditions take a devastating turn for the worse. Accompanied by the newest member of the Women's Murder Club, Yuki Castellano, Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer probes deeper into the incidents. Could these cases just be appalling coincidences? Or is a maniac playing God with people's lives? When someone close to the Women's Murder Club begins to exhibit the same frightening symptoms, Lindsay fears no one is safe. Excerpted from 5th Horseman by James Patterson All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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In its fifth outing, the Women's Murder Club ponders why recovering patients at the San Francisco Medical Center are suddenly dropping like flies. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.