Fifth Member by Claire Rayner
(George Barnabas Mystery)

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This Claire Rayner book is the fifth featuring George Barnabas, the female Head of Pathology at the Old East Hospital. Her fiance, Superintendant Gus Hathaway, has got a very hot case on his hands: the brutal murder of Conservative MP Sam Diamond which is shortly followed by the killing of a Labour MP. George cannot resist involving herself in the investigations especially when she realises that the murders are taking the same pattern as those of Jack the Ripper - who was known to strike five times.

About Claire Rayner

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Journalist, author and social campaigner Claire Rayner was born in London, England on January 22, 1931. She trained as a nurse at the Royal Northern Hospital School of Nursing and worked as a midwife. She was considered an authority on child care and medical subjects and wrote numerous articles and books on such topics as sex education, home nursing, and family health. She also wrote fiction novels including the Poppy Chronicles, the Performers series, the Dr. George Barnabas Mystery series, and the Quentin Quartet series. As a journalist, she wrote an agony column and contributed to newspapers, magazines, and medical journals. In 1996, she received an OBE for her service to women's and health issues. She died on October 11, 2010 at the age of 79.
Published January 4, 2010 by MP Publishing Limited. 480 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History, Romance, Crime. Fiction

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