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Bloodstream
Dr. Clare Elliot moves herself and her son to a small Maine town inorder to find a better place to raise her son. Boy, is she surprised when all the teenagers, including her son, become violent, start fights, and kill others for little to no reason. Underlying this current spate of violence is a history in this town of massacres that have happened before. As the story unwinds Dr. Elliot in her pursuit of the cause of all this violence finds a scientifi...
Body Double
Medical Examiner Maura Isles returns home from a Paris vacation to find police examining a dead woman. She was shot in her car right outside Maura's Boston apartment. What's more, the dead woman looks exactly like Maura. Does she have a secret twin sister? Was the bullet meant for Maura? Before we have time to sort things out, Maura is pulled into another case involving the murders of heavily pregnant women. Clues lead to a mysterious woman in an...
Gravity
This book is about Emma Watson, an astronaut working for NASA. She is married to Jack, whom she is currently working on a divorce from. They are training for a flight to the International Space Station, where they will be doing experiments on life in outer space. Her regular job is a doctor at a hospital. She is going to ISS with seven other people. Jack wants to go on the flight, but can't, due to medical problems. When they get onboard, a Japaneses as...
Harvest
A young Doctor stumbles upon a deadly organ-selling ring operating out of her hospital.Gerritsen's sinister premise is backed with plot twists, suspense that leads to a unforgettable climax! ...

Gerritsen booklist

Life Support
This book is a medical thriller. The main character, Toby Harper, is an ER doctor. Mysterious goings on come to light in her emergency room of a small hospital outside of Boston. Things start to point to an unusual medical clinic housed in an ultra-rich resort for retired people....
The Apprentice
Ballantine, August 2002, 24.95, 752 pp. ISBN 03454447859 THE SURGEON aka Walter Hoyt has been in prison for over a year but the Boston police detective who put him away still bears the emotional and physical scars he inflicted on her at their last meeting. She is not confident in her abilities anymore and she uses three locks on her front door to keep out the predators that she knows lurks out there. A copycat killer emulates the crimes of TH...
The Surgeon
Ballantine, Sept, 2001, 24.95, 336 pp. ISBN: 0345447832 Two years ago Savannah Trauma Surgeon Catherine Cordell informed first year resident Andrew Capra that she was not recommending him for a second year residency. He went to her home and pleaded his case and she politely but firmly refused to change her mind. He angrily tied her up, raped her, and prepared to kill her just as he did to three other women. She somehow manages to get...
Vanish
While inundated with bodies from an accident, Boston Medical Examiner Maura Isles finishes her work and hears something where the bodies are kept. She tries to convince herself it's the refrigerator but it's actually a woman -- alive! Isles calls for an ambulance and they rush the unknown woman into the ER. Things are just as hectic for Detctive Jane Rizzoli. While testifying in court, the pregnant and overdue Rizzoli has her water break and rushes to th...


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