Brief synopsis of the current novels by Darden North:
Fresh Frozen (Hardcover 2008, eBook 2010) A young policeman and his tormented wife discover that human reproductive tissue can become a fatal commodity. A grisly southern murder, a movie star, and a heist of frozen human embryos draw mystery and suspense readers into an intriguing twist of human greed, mental torment, and medical science. Fresh Frozen is a timely medical thriller that explores the debate over unbridled infertility practices with a murder mystery thrown into the mix.
Points of Origin (Hardcover 2006, eBook 2010) The death of patient Flowers Ridley costs Dr. Dan Foxworth his reputation, his fortune, his plastic surgery dynasty, and ultimately his own life. Still reeling from the tragedy and struggling to overcome his rejection from medical school, Dr. Foxworth’s son, Sher, breaks with family tradition and becomes a fireman. His new occupation pits him against a former schoolmate, now an arsonist hired to torch the mansion of Cordell Pixler, the same medical malpractice attorney who ruined Sher’s father. Set in contemporary Mississippi, Points of Origin placed in Southern Fiction in the 2007 Independent Publishers Book Awards.
House Call (Hardcover 2005, Paperback 2007, ebook 2010) The murder investigation of a young hospital nurse weaves through a southern town consumed in self-indulgence, reverse discrimination, diverse characters, and more death. This fictionalized behind-the-scenes look at the medical industry was also a National Finalist in Mystery/Suspense in the 2008 New Indie Book Awards.
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