They call it the Grief Shop. It's the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for Massachusetts, and Tally Whyte is the director of its Grief Assistance Program. She lives with death every day, counseling families of homicide victims. But now death is striking close to home. In fact, the next death Tally deals with may be her own. Boston is the in the grip of a serial killer known as the Harvester, due to his fondness for keeping bloody souvenirs of his victims. But many of ..
Gina Mazzio, RN, and fiancé Harry Lucke are on the brink of getting married when a childhood friend relocates from the Bronx to San Francisco. Within days, Gina’s nurse friend is relating difficult-to-believe horror stories about her new employer, a cardiologist whom she suspects is involved in illicit and deadly medical practices. Gina soon discovers the stories are true—the doctor is not only acting in an unethical manner, he may also be complicit in two ..
Imagine. You have cancer. You’ve been blasted and wasted with chemotherapy, along with every other poison the doctors could find to kill malignant cells. Most days you’re more dead than alive. Now there is one last chance for survival. Tomorrow you will be infused with your own, treated bone marrow frozen, stored, and safe in one of California’s most prestigious hospitals. Then comes the note: “We have your marrow.... pay or die.”
A flu epidemic slams San Francisco, pushing medical facilities far beyond normal limits. The chaos masks deadly patient blood-letting by a sociopathic phlebotomist. RN Gina Mazzio, distracted by a breakup with her fiancé, and into a possible new romance, misreads a stalking that results in the murder of a nurse friend. Hot on the trail of the killer, and seeking a reason for unanticipated patient deaths, she becomes the prime target of the phlebotomist stalker.
Murder, Mayhem, Medicine, and Mazzio....
That’s the thread that stitches together each of the Gina Mazzio, RN medical thrillers. RN Gina Mazzio returns to San Francisco’s Ridgewood Hospital after a near-death experience in Nevada’s desolate gold country. On her first day in the Ob/Gyn Women’s Health Clinic, a co-worker suffers a mystifying post-abortion death due to sepsis. Two days later, the same thing happens to a clinic patient. Gina thinks it&r..
RN Gina Mazzio is not a wimp, but after nearly being murdered twice, she needs a time out. Needs to get away from San Francisco and Ridgewood Hospital. She and her fiancé sign up for a travel assignment at a small Nevada facility in the middle of nowhere. On their first day, driving down a long, creepy private road, ominous sentry-like boulders block out the sun. When they finally arrive at the facility, Gina’s eye starts to twitch a warning when she stares at he..
Long-time fans will rejoice—now we know love does conquer all. Gina is pregnant—this after doctors said it would never happen.
But five months into her high-risk pregnancy, Gina's veteran brother, who suffers from PTSD, vanishes.
Why has he abandoned everyone and everything? Although under bed-rest orders, Gina takes off to find him.
What she discovers is that Vinnie's been swallowed up in a derelict, soon-to-close VA psychiatric hospital with ..
Passion, Jealousy, Greed, Love ... and Robotics.
Back from an idyllic beach wedding and honeymoon on romantic Kauai, Gina and Harry have barely unpacked when Ridgewood Hospital sends them off on an intriguing assignment to learn about and report on surgical robotics at a Santa Cruz area hospital. Intrigue turns to fear as they’re plunged into the midst of a deadly clash between hands-on-medicine traditionalists and those eager to dive headlong into the futurist whir..
Who is J.P. Beaumont? A very human Seattle police detective who is hardened but hopeful, dispirited but diligent - the kind of cop who has experienced personal tragedy but still remains faithful to his duty.
When J.P. Beaumont and his new partner Sue Danielson are assigned the murder of an elderly woman torched to death in her bed, Beaumont finds himself distracted by Sue's difficulties at home. Distraction soon turns to terror as Beaumont and Sue find themselves caugh..
There is a dark underside to the sunny city of St. Augustine, Florida. An ancient evil is awakened in the Tolomato Cemetery, and is intent on stalking and destroying the citizens of the town. The evil creature, a Shiru, was believed to be a mythical beast from ancient Indian legend. The legend says the Shiru once roamed the earth attempting to mate with the women of the local Indian tribes in an effort to breed, but the Indians recognized the danger and hunted them dow..
It’s Christmas in Albuquerque; Charlie and family are ready for a quiet holiday at home. But right away, her hopes fade when Charlie’s brother and PI business partner, Ron, brings in two new cases, one of which made national headlines. Five years earlier, in the tide of media attention and public sentiment against her, Tali Donovan was acquitted of killing her two children and went into hiding. Now, at the anniversary of the children’s disappearance, their f..
When Jake Mitchell receives a desperate call from a friend, he and his wife, Sam Casey, venture east to a small town near Hilton Head, South Carolina. The friend has no memory of the previous twenty-four hours, doesn’t know how he ended up in a sleazy motel, nor does he recognize the dead woman lying next to him. The lowcountry is known for its history of wars, Indians, hidden treasure, voodoo, root curses, and century old secrets.
Just the perfect place for Sam&rsq..
Reference librarian Megan Clark has a passion for fictional crime -- but when she and her fellow book group members go from reading mysteries to solving them, they discover that real-life crime is more complex than the most puzzling whodunit...
TANGLED UP IN MURDER...Excited about her latest writing assignment, Megan persuades the Murder by the Yard book group to accompany her on her research. Few of the bibliophiles have ever heard of string figures -- a pastime familiar ..
Octogenarian Paul Jacobson returns to Hawaii for a vacation with his family and becomes involved in a series of crimes, while struggling with the problems of his short-term memory loss. He faces a number of strange coincidences involving acts of vandalism, drug dealers and two murders. Paul puts all the pieces together, escapes a watery grave, and with the help of his friends, solves the murders.