Blood Test

Blood Test

Book - 2003
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It is a case unlike any psychologist Dr. Alex Delaware has ever encountered. Five-year-old Woody Swope is ill, but the real problem is his parents. They refuse to agree to the one treatment that could save this boy's life. Alex sets out to convince Mr. and Mrs. Swope--only to find that the parents have left the hospital and taken their son with them. Worse, the sleazy motel room where the Swopes were staying is empty--except for the ominous bloodstain. The Swopes and their son have vanished into the sordid shadows of the city. Now Alex and his friend, homocide detective Milo Sturgis, have no choice but to push the law to the breaking point. They've entered an amoral underworld where drugs, dreams, and sex are all for sale...where fantasies are fulfilled at any price--even at the cost of a young boy's life. A suspenseful thriller whose solution lies in the darker recesses of the human soul. -- The Wall Street Journal
Publisher: New York : Random House Pub., 2003, c1986
Edition: 1st Ballantine Books ed. --
ISBN: 9780553569636
Characteristics: 308 p


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Feb 14, 2018

If I had read this book first, I would never have read another Jonathan Kellerman book. Too bad they found it when it was lost in a warehouse.

Mar 20, 2017

I enjoyed the first Alex Delaware book and I thought this one was great too

Feb 12, 2016

Very bland and average book, nothing stands out over hundreds of others I have read. I just started reading Kellerman's work so I hope it improves in the next few ones or I will have to give up on him


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FavouriteFiction Oct 21, 2009

Child psychologist Alex Delaware searches for a child suffering from cancer who was mysteriously stolen from the hospital.

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