By Ingrid Thoft

The Ludlows are a hard-charging relatives, and patriarch Carl Ludlow treats his offspring like employees—which they're. yet his daughter, Fina, is a little bit a black sheep. A legislation institution dropout, her father retains her within the fold because the firm’s deepest investigator, operating along her brothers.

Juggling her relatives of high-powered (and hugely dysfunctional) legal professionals, the law enforcement officials and Boston’s felony point is generally anything Fina does with no breaking a sweat. but if her sister-in-law disappears, she’s stuck up in a case not like any she’s encountered before.

Carl desires issues resolved with out police interference, however the deeper Fina digs, the extra most unlikely that turns out. The Ludlows shut ranks, and her brother Rand and his unruly teenage daughter Haley develop mysteriously far away from the relations. As Fina reveals extra airborne dirt and dust, the calls for of family members loyalty accentuate. yet Fina is after the truth—no topic the associated fee.

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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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