Diagnosis Murder: The Silent Partner
Signet, Sept 2003, 5.99, 304 pp.
It isn't every person who has one, let alone two, very specialized skills but Dr. Mark Sloan, the chief of Internal medicine at Community General Hospital, is one of the rare ones. He is an excellent physician and he is brilliant when it comes to solving homicides. Over the years he has caught many murderers, much to the chagrin of the LAPD, who finds him a personal embarrassment.
To get him ... Mr. Monk on the Couch
Adrian Monk solves a murder mystery that centers on diamonds hidden in a couch.
Adrian Monk is an obsessive compulsive detective who helps the San Francisco Police Department with homicide cases. Natalie Teeger, his assistant, accompanies him, facilitating interaction between Monk and the rest of the world.
They are called out by Captain Stottlemeyer to a murder scene. Stottlemeyer's new assistant Lieutenant Amy Devlin resents their presence. The... The Walk
Five Star, Jan 2004, 25.95, 225 pp.
TV network executive Marty Slack is on location in downtown Los Angeles when the Earthquake hits. It is the Big One and the destruction is widespread and covers an area from Santa Barbara to San Juan Capistrano. Downed electrical lines and broken gas lines turned the affected area into a raging inferno. Marty's only thought is walking the thirty miles to his wife and home to the gated communi...