Abraham Nevski is a dedicated and eccentric professor of medicine at the Royal Prince John Hospital. He prides himself on his diagnostic skills and powers of reasoning. On returning to work after a break he becomes aware of disturbing changes taking place in the hospital. A series of suspicious deaths then throws his world into confusion. Nevski’s inner turmoil grows and he has to confront the dangers that close in around him. Riding a Crocodile is a novel that gives you an insider’s account into life in a major teaching hospital and a chilling detective story that explores issues of life and death with contemporary relevance.