Stress Test

Title: Stress Test Author: Richard L. Mabry, M.D. Publisher: Thomas Nelson; Original edition 4/9/13 Pages: 320 Language: English Author Website: Author Facebook: Author Twitter: Summary: Dr. Matt Newman has just finished his last emergency call at Metropolitan Hospital. After four years, he has sold his private practice for a position as assistant professor of surgery at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, looking for the stable hours that will make getting married and having a family an easier task to manage. What could be better? Just as he is about to get into his car, Matt is attacked from behind, bound and gagged, thrown into his own trunk, and driven away. He overhears enough to realize that he isn’t going to get out of this alive. Desperate times call for desperate measures, and already injured from his abduction, he escapes the moving vehicle and is soon chased. Eluding recapture, he thinks the worst is … Keep reading!

A Matter of Trust

Title: A Matter of Trust Author: Lis Wiehl Publisher: Thomas Nelson; Original edition 3/19/13 Pages: 320 Language: English Summary: Meet Mia Quinn. Recently widowed, her world crumbling around her, she returns to her job as prosecutor with Washington’s King County District Attorney’s Office. While still on the phone with her, one of her colleagues is murdered, and Mia is assigned to the case. She teams up with homicide detective Charlie Carlson, and the two of them attempt to identify the murderer before someone else gets killed. With a fourteen-year-old son and a four-year-old daughter, how can Mia hope to put in the time to wrap up this case, tackle a second one on the side, care for her family, and deal with the surprises she continues to find after her husband’s death? Review: This was my first experience with any of Ms. Wiehl’s works, and I found it largely satisfying. Her past as a federal prosecutor is … Keep reading!