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Called to Justice - (Quaker Midwife Mysteries) by Edith Maxwell (Paperback)

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When Hannah Breed confides to midwife Rose Carroll that she’s pregnant out of wedlock, Rose promises to help her through the pregnancy and figure out a way to break the news to her family. But that night, amid the noise and revelry of the Independence Day fireworks, Hannah is found shot dead.

After a former slave and fellow Quaker is accused of the murder, Rose delves into the crime, convinced of the man’s innocence. An ill-mannered mill manager, an Irish immigrant, and the victim’s young boyfriend come under suspicion even as Rose’s future with her handsome doctor suitor becomes unsure. Rose continues to deliver babies and listen to secrets, finally focusing in on the culprit only to be threatened herself.

Praise:

"Engaging."—Publishers Weekly

"An intriguing look at life in 19th-century New England, a heroine whose goodness guides all her decisions, and a mystery that surprises."—Kirkus Reviews

"The book is an intelligent, well-researched story with compelling characters and a fast-moving plot. Excellent!"—Suspense Magazine

"Maxwell has given readers a wonderful gift with Called to Justice. It's a riveting historical mystery featuring a refreshingly different kind of heroine, a Quaker midwife who also solves crimes with wit, intelligence, and gentle grace. It's a page turner. It's a fascinating look at nineteenth-century American faith, culture, and small-town life. And best of all, it's the second of what is sure to be a long and beloved series."—William Martin, New York Times bestselling author of Cape Cod and The Lincoln Letter

Number of Pages: 296
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Quaker Midwife Mysteries
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd
Author: Edith Maxwell
Language: English
Street Date: April 8, 2017
TCIN: 52094626
UPC: 9780738750323
Item Number (DPCI): 248-41-2018
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