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The 5th Horseman (edition 2010)

by James Patterson

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Title:The 5th Horseman
Authors:James Patterson
Info:Ingram (2010), Paperback
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Good to listen to while exercising. After five of the Women's Mirder Club mysteries though, I think I am ready for something else. ( )
  TheresaCIncinnati | Aug 17, 2015 |
Healthy patients are dying of unknown causes in a San Francisco hospital and the Women's Murder Club decides to investigate the hospital's personnel. They discover a hospital administrator determined to shield the hospitals reputation ( )
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  Tutter | Feb 28, 2015 |
While this book wasn’t as good as the others in my opinion, it was still very good. The plot had the ability to be extremely intense and emotional pull on some people, but it just didn’t quite get there. I worked in a nursing home, so I took something away from the book that others may not. The story was about a set of murders that were happening in a hospital in San Francisco. All of the patients went in with something that probably shouldn’t kill them, so why did they end up dying? It had everything to be a great mystery and I guess it was a great novel, it just didn’t pull me in the way that all of the others in this series did.
I feel like the more the series goes on, the less they are a “Women’s Murder Club” and the more they are just a group of friends that talk about whatever is going on. I suppose that’s what they’ve been doing from the start, but the other three don’t really help Lindsay solve the crimes like they did in the first book. Other than that, this was a great novel and I can’t wait to start the 6th one. I hope it’s a little better than this book.
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  beearedee | Feb 14, 2015 |
It is a wild race against time as Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer and the newest member of the Women's Murder Club, attorney Yuki Castellano, lead an investigation into a string of mysterious patient deaths--and reveal a hospital administration determined to shield its reputation at all costs. And while the hospital wages an explosive court battle that grips the entire nation, the Women's Murder Club hunts for a merciless killer among its esteemed medical staff. The newest addition to the top selling new mystery series takes the Women's Murder Club to the most terrifying heights of suspense they have yet to encounter. THE 5TH HORSEMAN proves once again that James Patterson is "the page-turningest author in the game right now " (San Francisco Chronicle).

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"'Ticks like a time bomb - full of threat and terror' Los Angeles Times; 'Brilliantly terrifying...so exciting I had to stay up all night to finish it' Daily Mail"

### About the Author

Maxine Paetro is a novelist and a journalist. She lives with her husband in New York. ( )
  Hans.Michel | Sep 13, 2013 |
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  cmakny | Aug 14, 2013 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
James Pattersonprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Lorelei KingNarratormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Paetro, MaxineAuthorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
McCormick, CarolynNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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A young mother is recuperating in a San Francisco hospital when she suddenly gasps for breath and dies. Doctors are completely mystified as other recovering patients inexplicably become deadly ill. Accompanyed by the newest member of the Women's Murder club, Yuki Castellano, Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer probes deeper into the deaths. Is a maniac playing God? When someone close to her begins to exhibit the same frightening symptoms, Lindsay fears no one is safe. But the hospital is determined to shield its reputation at all costs. And while it wages a court battle, Lindsay and the Women's Murder Club must hunt a merciless killer.
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It is a wild race against time as Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer and the newest member of the Women's Murder Club, attorney Yuki Castellano, lead an investigation into a string of mysterious patient deaths--and reveal a hospital administration determined to shield its reputation at all costs. And while the hospital wages an explosive court battle that grips the entire nation, the Women's Murder Club hunts for a merciless killer among its esteemed medical staff. The newest addition to the top selling new mystery series takes the Women's Murder Club to the most terrifying heights of suspense they have yet to encounter. THE 5TH HORSEMAN proves once again that James Patterson is "the page-turningest author in the game right now " (San Francisco Chronicle).

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When patients mysteriously take a turn for the worse at San Francisco Medical Center, Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer and the Women's Murder Club must face an unspeakable menace, possibly the most terrifying situation they have encountered.

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