Under the knife

Tess Gerritsen

eAudio - 2014

For David Ransom, it begins as an open-and-shut case. Malpractice. As attorney for a grieving family, he's determined to hang a negligent doctor. Then Dr. Kate Chesne storms into his office, dating him to seek out the truth - that she's being framed. First, it was Kate's career that was in jeopardy. Then, when another body is discovered, David begins to believe her. Suddenly, it's much more. Somewhere in the Honolulu hospital, a killer walks freely among patients and staff. A...nd now David finds himself asking the same questions Kate is desperate to have answered. Who is next? And why?

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Genres
Medical fiction
Mystery fiction
Online Access
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Published
[United States] : Dreamscape Media 2014.
Edition
Unabridged
Language
English
Physical Description
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 39 min.)) : digital
Format
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
ISBN
9781633790018
1633790010
Access
AVAILABLE FOR USE ONLY BY IOWA CITY AND RESIDENTS OF THE CONTRACTING GOVERNMENTS OF JOHNSON COUNTY, UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, HILLS, AND LONE TREE (IA).
Main Author
Tess Gerritsen (author)
Corporate Author
hoopla digital (-)
Other Authors
Erin Yuen (-)
Review by Booklist Reviews

It is always fun to see how best-selling authors began their writing careers, and fans of romantic suspense star Gerritsen will certainly enjoy this 1990 title. Dr. Kate Chesne can't figure out how a patient died under her care, for the careful and thorough anesthesiologist does not make careless mistakes. David Ransom has gained a reputation with medical malpractice cases and believes this one is airtight until Dr. Chesne demands to speak to him to defend herself. Kate resists pressure to quit her job and finds the body of another colleague after receiving a mysterious message. Then someone tries to kill her, and David begins to fall in love with the feisty doctor as he joins her in the now urgent investigation. Vivid medical details add a taut edge to the suspenseful and twisting tale. Gerritsen's smart protagonist leads the fight for justice amid lots of action and discovers love in the midst of it all. Always skillful and entertaining, Gerritsen's memorable and enjoyable tale will remind readers of exactly why she remains so very popular. Copyright 2014 Booklist Reviews.

Review by Library Journal Reviews

An anesthesiologist unfairly blamed for a patient's death is drawn to the doctor-hating attorney who is litigating the case against the hospital in this complex, danger-filled, Honolulu-set romance that will keep fans on edge and off balance as the bodies mount up and the clever plot unfolds. First published as a Harlequin Intrigue in 1990, this taut, suspenseful tale still has the power to surprise and is among the popular suspense author's earliest works. [Page 76]. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

Review by Publisher Summary 1

For David Ransom, it begins as an open-and-shut case. Malpractice. As attorney for a grieving family, he's determined to hang a negligent doctor. Then Dr. Kate Chesne storms into his office, dating him to seek out the truth - that she's being framed. First, it was Kate's career that was in jeopardy. Then, when another body is discovered, David begins to believe her. Suddenly, it's much more. Somewhere in the Honolulu hospital, a killer walks freely among patients and staff. And now David finds himself asking the same questions Kate is desperate to have answered. Who is next? And why?

Review by Publisher Summary 2

For David Ransom, it begins as an open-and-shut case. Malpractice. As attorney for a grieving family, he's determined to hang a negligent doctor. Then Dr. Kate Chesne storms into his office, dating him to seek out the truth - that she's being framed. First, it was Kate's career that was in jeopardy. Then, when another body is discovered, David begins to believe her. Suddenly, it's much more. Somewhere in the Honolulu hospital, a killer walks freely among patients and staff. And now David finds himself asking the same questions Kate is desperate to have answered. Who is next? And why?A Dreamscape Media audio production.