Dr Abby DiMatteo - a second-year surgical student in Boston Bayside's elite cardiac team - is about to make a decision that will jeopardize her career.A car-crash victim's healthy heart is ready to be harvested, having been cross-matched to a private patient, forty-six year-old Nina Voss. Instead... show more
Dr Abby DiMatteo - a second-year surgical student in Boston Bayside's elite cardiac team - is about to make a decision that will jeopardize her career.A car-crash victim's healthy heart is ready to be harvested, having been cross-matched to a private patient, forty-six year-old Nina Voss. Instead Abby makes sure the transplant goes to a dying seventeen-year-old boy who is also a perfect match.The repercussions leave her plagued with self-doubt. Suddenly a new heart appears, and the transplant is completed - but Abby makes a terrible discovery. The new heart has not come through the right channels.Defying the hospital's demands for silence, Abby begins her own investigation that reveals an intricate and murderous chain of deceptions ...
Publish date: May 1st 1999
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Medical Thrillers (#1)
very intriguing. Got a little dull towards the end and some of the mid point conspiracy was a bit far-fetched. Very good read though
I had heard a lot about Tess Gerritsen, but I had never read anything written by her before I read Harvest. It was also the first time I read a 'medical thriller', a genre which made me curious, not in the least because I'm very interested in biomedical sciences. First Harvest. Abby gets a job by a ...
This is a nice, fast-paced medical thriller, with a very likeable main character (Abby) who is trying to fight against a whole team of unscrupulous doctors dealing in illegal transplants. Quite predictable, but enjoyable nevertheless. I love Tess Gerritsen's writing and most of her books are quite a...
WAY too gory for my taste, and I can handle most stuff. I want to read Gerritsen's Rizzoli & Isles series, but I'm a bit worried after this one gave me nightmares.
This is not my favorite TG book. I am not really into medical thrillers and that is what this is. However, the book is really, really well written in Tess' style so that kept me interested in the book. I will probably continue to read her medical thrillers because TG is one of my favorite authors an...