The Nesting Dolls

The Nesting Dolls

Book - 2010
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Just hours before her body is found in a car in a parking lot, a young woman hands her baby to a perfect stranger and disappears. The stranger is the daughter of Delia Wainberg, a lawyer in the same firm as Joanne Kilbourn's husband. One close look at the child suggests that there might be a family relationship, and soon the truth about the child Delia gave up for adoption years ago comes out. The boy must be Delia's grandson. Then his mother is found dead, sexually assaulted and murdered. Not only is there a killer on the loose, but the dead woman's partner is demanding custody of the child.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart, [2010].
Copyright Date: ©2010.
ISBN: 9780771012754
Characteristics: 295 pages ;,24 cm.

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AnnSkye
Aug 18, 2019

A good engaging mystery. This was my first Gail Bowen book but now I would like to read more of hers.

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glotet
Oct 11, 2018

An engaging mystery with some interesting characters and sub-plots but nothing predictable in the course of my reading.

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ljmyhre1
Feb 24, 2013

Nice to read Canadian books. Enjoyable, but predictable.Still I would read a few more by this Author.

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mayfairlady
Feb 22, 2011

the latest case for Joanne Kilbourn in snowy Saskatchewan

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Dec 17, 2010

Joanne was handed a baby in strange circumstances. Next day the baby's mother was found raped and murdered.

Now two women want custody of the baby. Both women have hired top lawyers and are prepared for a court fight.

Joanne is sympathetic to one woman's case, while her husband is representing the other.

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Palomino
Oct 28, 2010

Canadian "cozy"? Prairie Mom, but with a seamy side. All the books in this series have good low-key plots.

Note to my library: I've still got this one at home, but your stupid new computer's listing it as "Recently Returned"... does that mean I get to keep it?

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