The doctors call it Munchausen by proxy, theÂ Â terrifying disease that causes parents to induceÂ Â illness in their own children. Now, in...more
The doctors call it Munchausen by proxy, theÂ Â terrifying disease that causes parents to induceÂ Â illness in their own children. Now, in his mostÂ Â frightening case, Dr. Alex Delaware may have to proveÂ Â that a child's own mother or father is making herÂ Â sick. Twenty-one-month-old Cassie JonesÂ Â is bright, energetic, the picture of health. YetÂ Â her parents rush her to the emergency room nightÂ Â after night with medical symptoms no doctor canÂ Â explain. Cassie's parents seem sympathetic andÂ Â deeply concerned. Her favorite nurse is a model ofÂ Â devotion. Yet when child psychologist AlexÂ Â Delaware is called in to investigate, instinct tells himÂ Â that one of them may be a monster. ThenÂ Â a physician at the hospital is brutally murdered.Â Â A shadowy death is revealed. And Alex and hisÂ Â friend LAPD detective Milo Sturgis have only hoursÂ Â to uncover the link between these shocking eventsÂ Â and the fate of an innocent child. less
This was the 1st Kellerman book I read & since tt day back in 1998, I've not turned back in my love for Kellerman's works. This book has intrigued me tremendously beyond words & it is with this book that started my love for Kellerman's novels.