By Chris Brookmyre

Diana Jager is shrewdpermanent, robust and profitable, a talented physician and fierce campaigner through her weblog approximately sexism. but it takes basically hours for her existence to disintegrate whilst her own information are published on the web as revenge for her writing.

Then she meets Peter. He's variety, beneficiant, and understands not anything approximately her prior: the second one likelihood she's been ready for.

Within six months, they're married. inside of six extra, Peter is useless in a street coincidence, a nightmare finish to their fairytale romance.

But Peter's sister Lucy doesn't think in fairytales, and projects maverick reporter Jack Parlabane with learning the darkish fact at the back of the girl the media is looking Black Widow

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He placed a bite block between Larry’s jaws and taped the tube into place. As he stripped off his gloves the nurse asked, “His mother’s in his room. ” Her way of dumping responsibility of breaking the bad news on him rather than the ED physician. Nurses tend to protect their own, he knew. In the ED he was the outsider. He glanced at the respiratory tech. She nodded toward the door. ” Tyler sucked a deep breath, stepped out of the cramped scanner room, and stood in the hall wrestling with an explanation Larry’s mother might understand.

The PI’s radiation boys determine the dosage, it’s double checked, then sent back here electronically where it goes into the patient’s chart automatically. It’s only after I double-check the dose that Larry’s given treatment. It’s all done by computer. ” “Right. No chance of human error. ” He considered this suggestion a moment. “I dunno . . ” D e ad l y E r r o r s | 45 Michelle threw up both hands. “Okay, okay, you made your point. The protocol is inviolate. But what about someone else? ” “Impossible.

She recited it. He scribbled it on a Post-It. ” 16 | A l l e n W y l e r His throat constricted, his eyes misted. “Me too, Nancy. Gotta run. ” Reluctantly he hit the disconnect button and dialed the ED. “Doctor Mathews answering. ” “Thanks for getting back to me right away. ” Tyler’s heart sank. “What? ” “No. Worse than that. ” “Herniating? ” “That’s all well and good, but that’s sure as hell what it looks like from this end. ” Papilledema. A bad sign meaning the nerves at the back of the eyes were full of fluid from elevated pressure inside the skull.

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