The Women's Murder Club novels are the second most popular detective series of all time (James Patterson's Alex Cross series is No. 1).
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...
Patterson knows where our deepest fears are buried... There's no stopping his imagination. - New York Times Book Review
James Patterson has had more New York Times bestsellers than any other writer, ever, according to Guinness World Records. Since his first novel won the Edgar Award in 1977, James Patterson's books have sold more than 240 million copies. He is the author of the Alex Cross novels, the most popular detective series of the past twenty-five years, as well as the bestselling Women's Murder Club novels, set in San Francisco, and the top-selling New York detective series of all time, featuring Detective Michael Bennett. He writes full-time and lives in Florida with his family.