In this psychological thriller, a missing patient raises concerns in a New York hospital, but as others start disappearing every dark possibility becomes more and more likely.
To Senior Midwife Lucy Ryuan, pregnancy is not an unusual condition, it's her life's work. But when two kidnappings and a vicious stabbing happen on her watch in a university hospital in Manhattan, her focus abruptly changes. Something has to be done, and Lucy is fearless enough to try.
Rumors begin to swirl, blaming everyone from the Russian Mafia to an underground adoption network. The feisty single mom teams up with a skeptical NYPD detective to solve the case, but the truth is far more twisted than Lucy could ever have imagined.
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The midwife murders
I was actually quite bored with the entire story. And I didn’t really like or “believe” the main character, Lucy, whom I found a bit obnoxious . Didn’t seem like a James Patterson “quality read”.
The Midwife Murders
I am a HUGE Patterson fan, but I hated this book. It was boring, poorly written, and not up to Pattersons standard. If this had been the first Patterson book I had ever read, it would also be the last
This was so poorly written. Little plot and no suspense. Unrealistic ideas - as is a midwife or doctor would actually be allowed to interact with criminal investigation in this way. I usually really enjoy Patterson' s writing.