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By Robin Cook. 1983
At Boston Memorial Hospital, resident Robert Seibert finds a pattern of unexplained deaths following cardiac surgery. Most of the deceased…patients were homosexual, mentally defective or terminally ill. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex. Bestseller 1983.
By Robin Cook. 1991
Pediatrician Marissa Blementhal has a thriving medical practice and a fairy-tale marriage, but she cannot get pregnant. When she discovers…several other women at the Women's Clinic have the same problem, she and another doctor become suspicious. Some strong language. Bestseller 1991.
All that remains: a novel (Kay Scarpetta Ser. #No. 3)
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 1992
Medical examiner Kay Scarpetta and homicide detective Pete Marino investigate the grim murders of four teenage couples. Some violence and…some strong language. 1992. Winner of the 1995 CNIB Talking Book of the Year Award.
Cruel & unusual: a novel
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 1993
All of the current cases before Virginia's chief medical examiner, Dr. Kay Scarpetta, seem to be linked to a recently…executed prisoner. A young boy's corpse is mutilated in the same manner as the prisoner's victim and then the prisoner's fingerprint appears at the scene of a supposed suicide. But when Scarpetta's assistant's murder also appears related, Scarpetta is shocked to learn that she is the prime suspect. 1993.
By Tess Gerritsen. 1996
Surgical resident Abby DiMatteo is excited to be considered for the prestigious cardiac transplant team. But when she must oppose…her colleagues' plan to divert a transplant from a dying seventeen-year-old to a billionaire's wife, she is discredited. As she fights to clear her name, she is shocked at what she learns. 1996.
Déjà dead: A Novel (A temperance Brennan Novel Ser. #1)
By Kathy Reichs. 1997
Temperance Brennan, a forensic anthropologist in Montreal, is used to visiting recently discovered burial sites. But her newest case is…different. The dismembered body and its decapitated head remind her of another case, and she is soon plunged into a frantic investigation to find a serial killer who is about to strike again. Strong language, descriptions of sex, and graphic descriptions of violence. 1997.
By Tess Gerritsen. 1997
As emergency-room doctor Toby Harper investigates the disappearance of a patient and some unusual deaths, she finds problems at a…wealthy retirement home. Toby's suspicions lead her to a handsome medical examiner whose findings heighten the mystery. Meanwhile Toby has ongoing difficulties with her mother, who has Alzheimer's disease. Some strong language and some violence. 1997.
Ruth, a portrait: the story of Ruth Bell Graham
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 1997
Written by a popular crime novelist -- a family friend -- this account of the wife of evangelist Billy Graham…begins with Ruth Bell's early life in China as a child of missionaries. Because she wanted to follow in her parents' footsteps, it took persuasion on Graham's part to convince her to marry him and become his helpmate. 1997.
The coffin dancer (Lincoln Rhyme novel. #2)
By Jeffery Deaver. 1998
New York Police Department criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and his student Amelia Sachs lead the hunt for a serial killer who…changes his appearance with each murder, except for a tattoo of the Grim Reaper waltzing in front of a coffin. Descriptions of violence. Sequel to “The bone collector“, followed by “The empty chair“. c1998.
The devil's teardrop: a novel of the last night of the century
By Jeffery Deaver. 1999
New Years Eve, 1999 and Washington D.C. is under siege by a madman. If 20 million dollars is not paid…by midnight, random massacres will proceed every four hours. It is up to bookish document analyst Parker Kincaid to decipher the clues in the ransom note to identify and defeat the killer. Some descriptions of violence. 1999.
Critical conditions (Dr. Alan Gregory Ser.)
By Stephen White. 1998
Clinical psychologist Alan Gregory, from Remote Control, is called in to care for a fifteen-year-old. Merritt Strait tried to commit…suicide because her sister was denied experimental treatment by her HMO. Merritt and her friends are soon implicated in murder when the HMO's director is found dead. 1998.
By Tess Gerritsen. 1998
Widowed Dr. Claire Elliot has opened a practice in Tranquility, Maine, in hopes of steering her son away from trouble…in Baltimore. But Tranquility proves to be worse. As more and more of the town's teenagers become extremely violent, Claire races to find a medical reason. 1998.
The empty chair (Lincoln Rhyme novel. #3)
By Jeffery Deaver. 2000
Quadriplegic criminalist Lincoln Rhyme is in North Carolina for experimental surgery, when he and his colleague Amelia Sachs are recruited…for a local case. An odd teen nicknamed "Insect Boy" has killed a youth and kidnapped two young women, and the cops can't find him. Violence and strong language. Bestseller. Sequel to “The coffin dancer”, followed by “The stone monkey“. 2000.
The search (Eve Duncan series. #3.)
By Iris Johansen. 2000
In this sequel to "The killing game" (DC22109) Logan's late wife's vengeful half-brother, Rudzak, kidnaps an employee from Logan's research…facility. Logan manipulates ATF agent Sarah Patrick and her search dog, Monty, into helping him track the hostage. Strong language, some descriptions of sex, and some violence. Followed by "Body of lies". Bestseller. 2000. (The Eve Duncan series ; 3)
Speaking in tongues: A Novel
By Jeffery Deaver. 2000
A charismatic psychiatrist cleverly manipulates teenager Megan McCall and her divorced parents, kidnapping Megan and hiding her in an abandoned…mental hospital. Her disappearance brings her parents together, but the doctor continues to wreak vengeance on her father. Strong language and some violence. 2000.
The blue nowhere: A Novel
By Jeffery Deaver. 2001
Silicon Valley computer genius--and sociopath--Jon "Phate" Holloway plays deadly real-life video games: he hacks into computers and kills their owners.…The state police Computer Crimes Unit turns to imprisoned hacker Wyatt Gillette, who traces his former colleague's moves. But a traitor exists. Strong language and some violence. 2001.
Cold case (An Alan Gregory novel)
By Stephen White. 2000
Colorado psychologist Alan Gregory and his wife, assistant prosecutor Lauren Crowder, agree to help an elite group of Washington, D.C.,…investigators solve a decade-old murder of two teenagers. Suspicions fall on a congressman whose wife's mysterious death left unanswered questions. 2000.
Blow fly (Dr. Kay Scarpetta mysteries ; #12)
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2003
Dr. Kay Scarpetta, forensics consultant, investigates the eight-year-old murder of a Louisiana socialite, while a serial killer is also operating…there. Death-row maniac Jean-Baptiste Chandonne from "The Last Precinct" (DC23508) knows something about both situations and lures Kay to visit him. Bestseller. 2003.
Break no bones: A Novel (Temperance Brennan Ser. #No. 9)
By Kathy Reichs. 2006
At archaeological field school, the students are working on a prehistoric graveyard on an island in South Carolina, when a…much more recent burial is uncovered. Forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan has to take the case. But her investigations soon have her in too deep, her entire view of humanity challenged, and the further she probes, the more she seems to be putting herself in danger. Some descriptions of sex, violence and strong language. 2006.
The Scarpetta factor (Dr. Kay Scarpetta mysteries. #17.)
By Patricia Daniels Cornwell. 2009
It is the week before Christmas. The effects of the credit crunch have prompted Dr Kay Scarpetta to offer her…services pro bono to New York City's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. But in no time at all, her increased visibility seems to precipitate a string of dramatic and unsettling events. Sequel to "Scarpetta", followed by "Port Mortuary". 2009.