I had to double check after I read this to make sure this was not a true story! The way it is written is so realistic. I was captured by this book very quickly and never lost interest.
Keith Brown, a private investigator, is contacted by a Judge to look into the deaths of 2 prominent men who died on the same day supposedly of heart attacks. The Judge has her suspicions and wants it checked out. She does tell him why she has suspicions (no I'm NOT going to tell you why!). Keith has been wanting to write a book his entire adult life and thinks this might be a great subject to write about.
Keith literally interviews each group, the Surrogates, The partners in the Lake Shore Planning Group and ultimately some of the children (now adults) several times. Each of the surrogates had her own valid reasons for becoming a surrogate. They were all able to get on with their lives until years later it is discovered that one of the surrogates had twins and nobody had been told.
For several reasons the now adult children of these women have to get in touch-those stories will both break your heart in one case and lighten it in another.
Did Keith Brown discover the mystery of the two men dying? Was it of natural causes--or was it murder? Read this 5 star book to find out!!
About the Book: (from Amazon)
The deaths of two prominent businessmen on the same day of heart attacks is at first declared to be of natural causes. No investigation happens until a former law clerk hires an investigator to check into these murders, and the connection to the Lake Shore Parenting Group.
Three women became surrogate mothers through this group and their children were adopted by five couples. Once the information about their births is revealed to them, it sets in motion events none had anticipated.
The investigation into these families, their lives, and those behind the events changes everything they believe. Yet, there is still a murderer on the loose, unless the intrepid investigator can bring that person to justice.
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About the Author: from Amazon
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Consuella Harris was born in 1947 in Washington, D.C. where she grew up until 1966 when she moved to the East Cleveland, Ohio. Her career has spanned working as a Corrections Manager for the Prince George's County Detention Center and later the City of Greenbelt as a Human Resource Director where she retired. The Surrogates is her first published book in 2014 by Solstice Publishing. Previous work which was non-published were plays, lyrics and short stories. In 1967 a play, "Invisible, But I am Somebody" was produced by the local college Readers Theater for the 1977 Bicentennial Celebration. She is the mother of one child, grandmother of five children and great grandmother of two girls and resides in Greenbelt, Maryland.
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