A Tense and Unputdownable Debut Thriller Which Spent Over Twenty Weeks at Number One on the Hardback Bestseller lists in Ireland. A killer is stalking the corridors of Dublin's central Maternity Hospital. A young laboratory assistant is found brutally murdered at her bench. The only clue is a blood stained scalpel. The Gardai investigation, led by DS Kate Hamilton, is blocked by a wall of silence from hospital staff. In the same week, a baby born prematurely at the hospital, the only child of one of Ireland's top industrialists, is kidnapped. The pressure is stepped up. Will Hamilton uncover the killer before he gets to her? Will the police find the baby before it's too late? Every patient's nightmare is about to come true.