One of the world’s most popular writers of contemporary fiction, American author Jodi Picoult’s writing is known for tackling some of the most pressing and debated issues of modern society from organ donation to eating disorders and race relations. In 2018 she was voted in the top ten of Princeton’s most influential living alumni alongside Michelle Obama.
Her bestselling works include: Songs of the Humpback Whale, Picture Perfect, Plain Truth, Salem Falls, My Sister's Keeper (which was adapted for film), Vanishing Acts, The Tenth Circle, Nineteen Minutes, and Small Great Things as well as the YA novels Between The Lines, and Off The Page, co-written with her daughter Samantha van Leer.
The Center for women's reproductive health offers a last chance at hope - but nobody ends up there by choice.
Its very existence is controversial, and to the demonstrators who barricade the building every day, the service it offers is no different from legalised murder.
Now life and death decisions are being made horrifyingly real: a lone protester with a gun has taken the staff, patients and visitors hostage.