By Erika Raskin
“Best Intentions is that infrequent novel that grows extra gripping and emotionally wealthy with each flip of the page.” —Carla Buckley
Marti Trailor—social employee on carry, mom of 3, spouse of a profitable obstetrician, daughter of a Congressman—is able to return to paintings. She’s delighted while the precise chance falls in her lap. The capture? The activity is at her husband's health center and he turns out to not proportion her enthusiasm. Undeterred, she takes the placement counseling susceptible younger ladies as they organize to provide birth.
Marti quick starts off to suppose like she is creating a distinction within the lives of her consumers. quickly, notwithstanding, she unearths herself stuck up in the dead of night facet of the clinical center—with its lengthy hours, overworked medical professionals and entrenched practices. whilst she witnesses whatever she cannot unsee, Marti, who has consistently performed her top to maintain a low-profile, reveals herself thrust below a deadly highlight with all of Richmond, Virginia watching.
In her appealing family suspense novel Best Intentions, Erika Raskin weaves jointly excessive stakes medical institution politics, the pressures of family members existence, and the implications of attempting to do the proper factor, quite in a urban with a historical past as fraught as Richmond's.
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