Amanda Doucette Mystery 3-Book Bundle

Overview

A former international aid worker with PTSD readjusts to life at home, but finds herself drawn into mysteries as she follows her instinct to help people. Features a passionate, flawed female protagonist struggling but making a difference in the world. Each book is set in a different, rugged locale.

Book #1: Fire in the Stars
Former aid worker Amanda Doucette returns from Nigeria to rebuild her life in Newfoundland after a shocking experience drove her from the field. Seeking a new purpose in life, she soon finds herself putting her crisis-response training to full effect when she’s wrapped up in a murder and missing-persons case and a social media storm.

Book #2: The Trickster's Lullaby
Two young men from disparate backgrounds disappear on a winter camping trip in the Laurentians led by Amanda Doucette. One boy turns up dead, and the other is suspected of having terrorist links. Amanda and Chris Tymko race to find the missing boy, but there is also a killer on their heels.

Book #3: Prisoners of Hope
Set against the stunning backdrop of Georgian Bay, Amanda Doucette finds herself drawn into the world of exploited foreign workers when she meets a Filipino nanny accused of murdering her wealthy employer.

Reviews

★ Fradkin, a retired psychologist, creates well-drawn, complex characters, and she knows how to build tension and drama that hold readers to the end.

Publishers Weekly (starred review for The Trickster’s Lullaby)

★ Fradkin, a retired psychologist, creates well-drawn, complex characters, and she knows how to build tension and drama that hold readers to the end.

Publishers Weekly (starred review of Fire in the Stars)

About the Author

Barbara Fradkin

Posted by KathrynB on December 6, 2014
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Barbara Fradkin

Barbara Fradkin is a retired psychologist who is fascinated with why people turn bad. She has written numerous short stories and novellas as well as the critically acclaimed Inspector Green novels. Two of these, Fifth Son and Honour Among Men, have won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel. She lives in Ottawa.