Concern for the widow draws Eric into the investigation. Was photographer Wes Choate murdered because he was cheating on his wife, or was he using his photos to blackmail someone? And why has the surrogate mother suddenly developed an antagonism toward Wes?
Assisting his sister-in-law, a private investigator, Eric struggles to make sense of seemingly random clues while protecting his patient from mounting danger. The puzzle pieces snap together in a fast-paced climax that could cost the obstetrician his life.
USA Today bestselling novelist Jacqueline Diamond, author of The Case of the Questionable Quadruplet, interweaves a medical setting and memorable characters in the second Safe Harbor Medical mystery.
“A very clever mystery where emotions and feelings ran deep making it a truly beautiful read.”—Pauline Michael, NightOwlReviews.
USA Today bestselling author Jacqueline Diamond has sold more than a hundred novels, including mysteries, medical romances and romantic suspense. A former Associated Press reporter and TV columnist, Jacqueline has been honored with a Romantic Times Career Achievement Award and is a two-time RITA © Award finalist. She is best known for her seventeen-book Safe Harbor Medical romance series, beginning with The Would-Be Mommy. She currently writes a spin-off series, the Safe Harbor Medical Mysteries.
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Betrayed by the handsome doctor, the nurse kept a big
Falsely accused of harming a patient, Jan Garcia was hurt
and angry that her fiancé, Dr. Zack Sargent, believed the charges. They broke
off their engagement, and when she discovered she was pregnant, he reluctantly
signed papers for an adoption.
Although Zack later learned the truth about her innocence,
by then he’d married another woman after a short acquaintance. Broken-hearted
at this second betrayal, Jan decided not to tell him she’d changed her mind and
was raising their little girl alone.
Eight years later, she returns to California to work at Safe
Harbor Medical Center and runs into Zack. Stunned to learn that young Kimmie
isn’t growing up in a two-parent family as he believed, the widowed
obstetrician is determined to be part of her life. But he also must protect his
stepdaughter, who’s only a year older than Kimmie. Can this nurse and doctor
forgive each other and face up to their simmering personal differences—at the
risk of falling in love again?
Described as “a delightful tale” by WeReallyDig.com, The
M.D.’s Secret Daughter is Book 9 of Jacqueline Diamond’s Safe Harbor
Medical romances. Like the other novels in the series, it can be read as a
Diamond’s latest story at Safe Harbor Medical Center takes you to the
emotional, betrayal, and an everlasting love. I couldn't wait to see
how this story would end.”—Helen Slafer, online reviewer