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The 5th Horseman Audiobook

The 5th Horseman: The Women's Murder Club

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Publisher's Summary

The Women's Murder Club faces an unspeakable horror in an irresistible hospital and courtroom thriller by #1 best-selling author James Patterson.

SOMEBODY DIES.
A young mother is recuperating in a San Francisco hospital when she is suddenly gasping for breath. The call button fails to bring help in time. The hospital's doctors, some of the best in the nation, are completely mystified by her death. How did this happen?

APOCALYPSE NEARS.
This is not the first such case at the hospital. Just as patients are about to be released with a clean bill of health, their conditions take a devastating turn for the worse. Accompanied by the newest member of the Women's Murder Club, Yuki Castellano, Lieutenant Lindsay Boxer probes deeper into the incidents. Could these cases just be appalling coincidences? Or is a maniac playing God with people's lives? When someone close to the Women's Murder Club begins to exhibit the same frightening symptoms, Lindsay fears no one is safe.

THE 5TH HORSEMAN RIDES.
It is a wild race against time as Lindsay's investigation reveals a hospital administration determined to shield its reputation at all costs. And while the hospital wages an explosive court battle that grips the entire nation, Lindsay and the Women's Murder Club hunt for a merciless killer among its esteemed medical staff.

The newest addition to the top-selling new mystery series takes the Women's Murder Club to the most terrifying heights of suspense they have yet to encounter. The 5th Horseman proves once again that James Patterson is "the page-turningest author in the game right now" (San Francisco Chronicle).

©2006 James Patterson; (P)2006 Time Warner AudioBooks. All rights reserved. A division of Time Warner Book Group.

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    Dave Placentia, CA, USA 04-25-06
    Dave Placentia, CA, USA 04-25-06
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    "commercial"

    I have only given up on 3 books over the last four years. This was one. It wasn't the writing, which was dreadful. Or the story, which was trite. It was the product placements. By the 50% point of the book I had counted over 40 product "mentions". Audible should have a category of "Shamelessly commercial" so that we can avoid this @#@#%$##.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Sara Elizabeth Chiba-shi, Chiba-kenJapan 02-16-06
    Sara Elizabeth Chiba-shi, Chiba-kenJapan 02-16-06 Member Since 2006
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    "Unnatural Japanese characters"

    I enjoyed this audiobook and have only one minor complaint. It concerns the Japanese characters, which I feel are unnatural. For whatever reason they have been based on Chinese characters in movies such as JOY LUCK CLUB. In the real world, Japanese are not like Chinese! I have lived in Japan for almost 30 years and have not yet met Keiko's mother.

    7 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Cheryl Larios Visalia, CA 09-24-16
    Cheryl Larios Visalia, CA 09-24-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Awesome book."

    Very suspenseful book. I love the Women's Club series. I'm listening to them in order.

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    Michael Cox San Diego, CA USA 08-23-16
    Michael Cox San Diego, CA USA 08-23-16 Member Since 2012

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    "Bad medicine"

    write what you know and if you don't know ask. This author writes that a chacter fell unconscious and her protagonist felt for a carotid while checking the second hand on her watch. in an emergency don't check your watch when you're checking to see if someone has a pulse and a doctor can't diagnose an unconscious patient with a DIA if the patient is still unconscious. an unconscious patient is by definition not having a transient ischemic attack. you can't even diagnose a stroke in a patient who is unconscious on arrival to the ER. if the author is this bad with the medical part of the story how believable can he be with the police part the story?

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    steph 06-27-16
    steph 06-27-16
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    "Wasn't Who I thought it would be"
    What made the experience of listening to The 5th Horseman the most enjoyable?

    I love the twists and turns all the books have taken so far. I love the fact that each book builds on itself and you get to feel like you know each character and are a friend.


    Have you listened to any of Carolyn McCormack’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I enjoy Caollyn's voice sometimes people have a voice that just doesn't fit with the story.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, but unfortunately life doesn't let you do that.


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    Piper 04-21-16
    Piper 04-21-16 Member Since 2015
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    "wonderful read"

    Yea you can always count on James Patterson to be the best story teller on the room.

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    indiana winter LA PORTE, IN, US 03-16-16
    indiana winter LA PORTE, IN, US 03-16-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Got many simple facts so wrong"

    I found many simple facts about how hospital's work so incorrect it was hard to listen to the book. Little details that were incorrect that could have been prevented if there was even the slightest bit of research.
    I was disappointed in the end as well. The story just seemed to stop...

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    Farrell 02-16-16
    Farrell 02-16-16

    Sci-fi, detective, cozy. Only give 5s to those books I think stand above the rest. 4 is a good solid book. 3 is average, nothing special.

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    "More of the same"

    Good story, good listen. Similar to the previous books so you know what to expect.

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    Dawn Marie Ferris 02-04-16
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    "except for that Da&# music"

    I love the wmc novels. But the music throughout is awful. No more please.

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    Veronica R. Barrett 07-24-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Best so far"

    I have enjoyed this one the best so far. As usual I can't wait to get to the next book.

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