by Tess Gerritsen | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 067155302x Global Overview for this book
Registered by tiggerboing of Waterlooville, Hampshire United Kingdom on 4/23/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by tiggerboing from Waterlooville, Hampshire United Kingdom on Sunday, April 23, 2006
Dr Abby DiMatteo - a second-year surgical student in Boston Bayside's elite cardiac team - is about to make an anguished, crucial decision that will jeopardize her career. A car-crash victim's healthy heart is ready to be harvested, having been cross-matched to a private patient, forty-six year-old Nina Voss. Instead Abby and her fellow medic, Vivian Chao, hatch a bold plan to make sure the transplant goes to a dying seventeen-year-old boy who is also a perfect match. The repercussions are powerful and swift. Dr Chao resigns; and Abby is shaken but unrepentant - until she meets the frail, tormented Nina. Then a new heart for Nina Voss suddenly appears, the transplant is completed - and Abby makes a terrible discovery: Nina's heart has not come through the right channels. Defying Bayside Hospital's demands for silence, Abby, with Vivian Chao's help, plunges into an investigation that reveals an intricate and murderous chain of deceptions. Every move Abby makes spawns a vicious backlash. And, in a ship anchored in the stagnant waters of Boston Harbour, a final grisly discovery lies waiting ...

This book has been given to me to share with bookcrossers. I am passing it on to PurpleRosebud to take to the unconvention.

Journal Entry 2 by purplerosebud from Petersfield, Hampshire United Kingdom on Monday, April 24, 2006
I will be taking this book to the Unconvention to pass on to Giz-Angel as it is on her wishlist.

Passing to calalilly to read first.

Journal Entry 3 by calalilly from Waterlooville, Hampshire United Kingdom on Friday, June 23, 2006
Well, what can I say what a brilliant book. She is such a fantastic writer that kept me entralled all the time I was reading the book, I just didn't want to put it down. It has you guessing through the book about which people are involved, some I guessed wrong and the ending well!!!!
I'm pleased to say that I don't have to wait ages before I read another gripping thriller from this author, I am well and truly hooked on her books.
Returning this to Purplerosebud,thank you. I am so glad I found the time to read it before she passed it on at the unconvention.

Journal Entry 4 by Giz-angel from Greenwich, Greater London United Kingdom on Monday, July 03, 2006
Thanks purplerosebud - another fab wishlist book from you xxxxx

Journal Entry 5 by Giz-angel from Greenwich, Greater London United Kingdom on Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Weirdly I thought this was the least impressive of Gerritsens I've read so far - good concept but I found some of the characters lacklustre and predictable. A good read but certainly not equal to some I've read.

My boyf wants to read this next, then I'll probably relay it - thanks again for sharing it!

Journal Entry 6 by Giz-angel from Greenwich, Greater London United Kingdom on Wednesday, July 26, 2006
lent to Robert at work so should return.....

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