Book 2 - George Barnabas series There seemed nothing unusual about the first baby's death, nor the second. They were tragic, but not suspicious. A third in the same maternity unit only five months later is not usual however and, forensic pathologist Dr George Barnabas, alerted by the anonymous note she finds appended to the post mortem request, is worried. Then a fourth child is found dead. Amid the traumas, medical and maternal, George has alongside her Detective Chief Inspector Gus Hathaway, who proves himself a tower of strength.