The mother of grown triplets stuns the obstetrician by claiming there was a fourth baby, a quadruplet stolen from her at birth, many years ago. Was there really a lost child? If she’s still alive, where is she?
When someone murders his patient, Eric believes the police in his small town are dismissing a vital clue. As the bodies start to pile up, the young, widowed doctor turns amateur sleuth and plunges into danger, aided by his PI sister-in-law. “A very clever mystery where emotions and feelings ran deep.” —NightOwlReviews.
With fast-paced suspense and touches of humor, the Safe Harbor Medical Mysteries by USA Today bestselling novelist Jacqueline Diamond appeal to fans of both traditional and cozy mysteries. Welcome to Book One in the series, which also includes The Case of the Surly Surrogate and The Case of the Desperate Doctor.
USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond is known for her mysteries, romantic comedies, medical romances and Regency romances—more than a hundred titles. A former Associated Press reporter and TV columnist, Jacqueline has sold novels to publishers including Harlequin, St. Martin’s Press, William Morrow and Five Star Mysteries. Jackie and her husband, the parents of two grown sons, live in Southern California.
She currently writes the Safe Harbor Medical mystery series, including The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet, The Case of the Surly Surrogate and The Case of the Desperate Doctor. Her website is jacquelinediamond.net.
Dame Ngaio Marsh died in 1982 after writing 32 “Inspector Alleyn” novels and a few chapters of Money in the Morgue. The manuscript has been brilliantly completed by Stella Duffy, who shares with Marsh an expertise in crime-fiction, a New Zealand background, a passion for the theatre, and an Order of the British Empire. Marsh fans who have longed for just one more of Alleyn's adventures will be delighted, and new readers will enjoy the introduction to Marsh, long hailed as one of the “four queens” of classic British mystery.
Luckily, the smarmy head of an agency that investigates medical fraud thinks she'd be perfect for the job, since, for him, a potential employee's most important qualification is a killer pair of legs. So now Pauline's a p.i., but since she knows as much about detective work as a potted geranium might, the hunky and mysterious Jagger steps in to teach her the ropes. Her first assignment—going undercover at a local clinic to investigate fake insurance claims—promises to be a hoot ... until the healers around her start inexplicably dropping dead. And before she can say, "streptococci," Pauline's stuck in a true health care crisis with her own continued wellness in very serious jeopardy.
It isn’t Marianne Arnet’s fault that her parents are reputed to be spies for Napoleon and have fled Regency England. Now the handsome and powerful Lord Whitestone is threatening to bar her from the upcoming London Season and deny her a longed-for chance to mingle in the literary world.
Lord Whitestone doesn’t realise that Marianne is his secret correspondent, and that he’s already half in love with her. Now she’s determined to come to London, even if that means using a disguise.
After these two meet, there’s love in the air. And danger, not only for Marianne but for her parents as well.
“[A Lady of Letters has] enough screwball-comedy touches to keep things prancing along cheerily.”--Kirkus Reviews
"I was thrilled to find another author, like Candice Hern, writing in the great tradition of the Heyer Regency."--Anne Glover, Regency Reader
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