Cadaver Author:Mary Rittredge Cleta Bell and Bennett Weissman had little in common. She was a nurse, and he a wealthy physician-emeritus who edited a prestigious medical journal. But both worked at Chelsea Memorial Hospital, and both are dead. — Two funerals on the same day are trying enough, so Edwina Crusoe is further troubled when the manner of Weissman's death is disputed... more » by his grieving daughter. For Weissman was a suicide, and the evidence seems difficult to contradict. Drawing on her background as a nurse at Chelsea Memorial, Edwina begins asking questions. But her curiosity is temporarily shelved when a most dangerous patient escapes from the hospital--a patient who had literally frightened Cleta Bell to death.
Cadaver is the third book in a series of medical mysteries featuring Edwina Crusoe. Author Mary Kittredge captures the drama and the people of a big city hospital, the desperate crises and the private triumphs--and delivers a rewarding puzzle in the bargain.« less