This particular story deals with the birth of Decker and Lazarus baby girl, the maternity ward and the kidnapping of another new born, plus the horrible murder of a nurse. I'm sure I hadn't read this book. Did she meet with foul play? Hannah is fine but Rina has to go through the pain of being told she can no longer have any more children. In pursuit of justice, Decker—with the help of his tough-as-nails partner, Marge, and an able assist from his teenage daughter, Cindy—follows a twisted path that winds through a sinister maze of hospital politics, misplaced passions, and torturous mind games that can all too easily lead to murder. Their oldest child, , is a bestselling novelist and award-winning playwright. The day has finally come and Rina is giving birth to their daughter Hannah but unfortunately complications set in and Rina is rushed into emergency. To view it, Not my favourite book in the series.
The family's ordeal is Peter's as well, because it is the very nursery where his daughter peacefully slept that same night. Luckily, she already had her 2 sons from her deceased husband and not Hannah with Decker, but she wanted more, and although I never wanted than many and told my dr. Another family is thrown into an agony that only new parents can know - Baby Girl Rodriguez has been stolen from tbe hospital nursery. What they find is a double life with roots in the radical sex and drug culture of the sixties, a tragically broken home, a male geriatric nurse with something to hide, and amysterious lady bodybuilder who knows too much. Personal freedom and its sister trait, personal responsibility, are what make the religion so hard. Marie Bellson was always giving orders, and seemed put off that Cindy was there. Faye Kellerman does a good job of portraying a man, at least superficially, but the inner thoughts of a man are slightly off.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I liked this book since it included the family so much especially Cindy Decker's 19 yr old daughter. Kellerman manages to explain her religion in quite a great way. Glad even Decker's parents made a brief appearance at the end. Despite all of his worries and some serious lack of sleep, that hits too close to home for Pete.
She attended where she earned a B. In pursuit of justice, Decker -- with the help of his tough-as-nails partner, Madge, and an able assist from his teenage daughter Cindy -- follows a twisted path that winds through a sinister maze of hospital politics, misplaced passions, and torturous mind games that can all too easily lead to murder. Perhaps the improvement of the novels can be ascribed to fewer excursions into Peter Decker's angst. And when a respected nurse vanishes along with a newborn from the nursery, Peter and Rina fear for the safety of their own precious child—especially when the missing nurse's car is found at the bottom of a cliff. A most grievous sin has been committed. To view it, The way the author describes Peter and the way he acts seem different to me.
What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The mystery part was boring and contrived, there were stupid inconsistencies for example, Decker tells the doctor that they are trying to identify a body by dental records, and a page later the doctor is shocked that Decker is not 100% sure that his patient is dead! And now he's dead - a vial of sleeping pills and an empty bottle of vodka standing near his lifeless body. Click on a plot link to find similar books! Didn't require any concentration at all. Her writing frequently deals with Jewish themes and characters, incorporating them into the framework of the traditional mystery. Propelled by a misguided sense of chivalry, he confessed, determined to save another classmate, the beautiful and vulnerable Terry McLaughlin, from having to testify at his trial. It felt like someone had taken a short story and puffed it up until it could be sold as a novel. But just as things start to calm down and Rina seems to be on the road to recovery, a different tragedy strikes.
Still, it must be thrilling to be tossed in the thick of it. I really like this series because of this. Relieve he's a strong, dependable, rational guy who exhibits few emotions but in all the books he seems pretty emotional to me. However, she has never practiced and was a before publishing her first novel. And when a respected nurse vanishes along with a newborn from the nursery, Peter and Rina fear for the safety of their own precious child - especially when the missing nurse's car is found at the bottom of a cliff.
I really liked the narrator for this one Mitchell Greenburg. While Gratz and his partner, Kyle Masterson, admitted to the robbery, they swore they left the owners, Glen and Lydia Levine, alive. During the night, someone kidnapped one of the babies from the nursery. He and his wife Rina have recently taken on the responsibility of raising Gabe Whitman, an enigmatic and gifted teen, after his parents abandoned him. Cynthia, Deck's 19 year old daughter from his first marriage plays a role in both caring for the new baby and the investigation. As this sequel does not have that many cross references to others in the series, readers should be capable to read it standalone.
Mental health issues and women unable to have babies were the topics through out much of the case. I liked Ritual Bath best, but the sequel was not a good fit for me. But Kellerman's plotting still veers into melodrama, undercutting her story's plausibility. Louis, Missouri and grew up in Sherman Oaks, California. I have read this book before, but so long ago I had forgotten who had done it. Which character — as performed by Mitchell Greenberg — was your favorite? It might fool anyone except another cat. Old Ever had that deja vu experience while reading a book? The neonal charge nu rse is suspected.
Cindy, Decker's oldest daughter, becomes very attached to her new sibling and spends time with her in the nursery. The actual plot of the story was pretty good, but there was too much other fluff and nonsense to listen to in order to get it. There are a lot of details missing that I'd prefer be filled in. Nobody in the hospital saw them leave, not even Decker's own grown daughter, Cindy, who was tending to her half sister that night. That reputation, and a suspicious bloodstain on the floor of the hospital garage, are all that remain of the night nurse.