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Charity's burden

Author: Edith Maxwell
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2019. ©2019
Series: Thorndike Press large print mystery
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Quaker midwife Rose Carroll seeks the true cause of a young mother's death in turn-of-the-century Massachusetts. The winter of 1889 is harsh in Amesbury, Massachusetts, but it doesn't stop Quaker midwife Rose Carroll from making the rounds to her pregnant and postpartum mothers. When Charity Skells dies from an apparent early miscarriage, Rose wonders about the symptoms that don't match the stated cause of death.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edith Maxwell
ISBN: 9781432862725 1432862723
OCLC Number: 1088670206
Notes: Series numeration from www.goodreads.com.
Description: 385 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print mystery
Responsibility: by Edith Maxwell.

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Quaker midwife Rose Carroll seeks the true cause of a young mother's death in turn-of-the-century Massachusetts. The winter of 1889 is harsh in Amesbury, Massachusetts, but it doesn't stop Quaker midwife Rose Carroll from making the rounds to her pregnant and postpartum mothers. When Charity Skells dies from an apparent early miscarriage, Rose wonders about the symptoms that don't match the stated cause of death. She learns that Charity's husband may be up to no good with a young woman whose mother appears to offer prohibited medical procedures.

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