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Douglas Howard's career as a small-town physician is crumbling. Enraptured by Mrs. King, the calculating wife of a wealthy but dying patient, they settle behind closed doors, determined to stave off loneliness and save his career. Equally desperate is Dr. Howard's beguiling secretary, Miss Derringer, whose own troubles become their own. What follows is a fatal scandal and an exploration of human expression, desire and manipulation all in the name of love.

©2012 Dave Newell (P)2013 Dave Newell

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You had me at “everyone in town smelled the same...” amazing book and worth anyone time to read.