Stockholm Syndrome: Melissa YI

Melissa Yi’s latest thriller: “a page turner…Dr. Hope Sze is a resident at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Montreal. She is on-call when the labour and delivery unit is turned into a danger zone…an introspective thriller…a shaky, claustrophobic and menacing situation [with] reflective humour as chaos whirls around her.”

Murder in Common

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“… you know how they say money talks? Forget that. Firearms talk. They order. They compel.”

From author Melissa Yi comes a page turner that eases us into 2016. Dr. Hope Sze is a resident at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Montreal. She is on-call when the labour and delivery unit is turned into a danger zone by a man dressed in a burqa who pulls out a gun and shoots.

The book is called an introspective thriller for a reason. Related in first person we are privy to Sze’s thoughts as she deals with a shaky, claustrophobic and menacing situation. Ninety-five per cent of the story takes place in one room while she and Dr. Tucker help a woman deliver her baby.

This while the man Sze silently calls “The Bastard” threatens them at every move. He came to the hospital looking for his girlfriend and the baby she is carrying. He is not a patient…

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