In Pittsburgh, several staff and visitors at Angels of
Mercy Hospital were shot by an unknown hit man with
Detective Jerry Boyle receiving the worst injury. The
killer escaped, but also failed to kill his intended
victim. Boyle's girlfriend, Dr. Gina Freeman, worries about
him because he is not same since he took the shot to the
head, having suffered severe brain damage.
On New Year's Eve, an unexpected blizzard shuts down the
streets, stranding the staff, visitors and patients at the
hospital. Unfortunately, the trapped includes the killer
and his cohorts who have come back to finish the job even
if it means leaving behind a blood bath. These predators
take over the hospital, holding everyone hostage and
anyone who argues with them dead.
Gina, ER Charge Nurse Nora Halloran, and medical rotational
student Amanda Mason are trapped inside the facility, while
outside the hospital finds Dr. Linda Fiore, the true
intended target of the gunmen, frantic to save her friends
CRITICAL CONDITION, the final book in the "Angels of Mercy"
medical thriller by C.J. Lyons, is an intriguing, fast-
paced finish to her brilliant hospital saga. Loaded with
action, and more than its fair share of blood, readers will
be hooked from the moment the killers begin their take-over
of the hospital. Lyons brings her readers up to date on the
lives of the four women who are the stars of this series as
she brings the finale to a satisfying ending.
In the middle of a New Year's Eve blizzard, the staff and
patients of Angels of Mercy Hospital are held hostage by
Their target is Dr. Gina Freeman, who is holding vigil over
her wounded fiancÚ, Detective Jerry Boyle. Stranded outside
the hospital is ER physician Linda Fiore, whose past holds
the secret the hitmen are willing to kill for. With the
cold-blooded killers in control, no one may live to see the