Ubu and the Doughnut Girls: A Dr. April Mystery
Stressed-out doctor April Greenburg O’Hara, recently diagnosed as going blind, takes a break from her hectic acupuncture clinic only to discover that someone is trying to kill her, and she hasn’t a clue why. Dr. April, whose romance with a handsome federal agent has suddenly run amok, is mourning the suspicious death of her medical mentor when she gets the call that her beloved assistant has been killed by a hit-and-run truck. After the funeral Dr. April travels from Philadelphia to the island of LaVanille as doctor to the Franklin-Penn Symphony Orchestra, who play a birthday concert of Strauss for LaVanille’s Prime Minister UbuAtaMata. Prime MInister Ubu has been faking an unsupported medical illness for most of his life, to gain the easy sympathy of his constituents. But on the eve of a serious political crisis Prime MInister Ubu falls ill, for real... Murder, romance, and the ancient secrets of Chinese medicine flavor this gutsy first novel from award-winning author Judith Benn Hurley.
- Publication Date
- Jan 15, 2013
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Judith Benn Hurley