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The Doctor and the Dead Man's Chest

The Doctor and the Dead Man's Chest

Dr. Fenimore Mysteries (Volume 3)

Robin Hathaway

Minotaur Books

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Dr. Andrew Fenimore is an old fashioned doctor who is still willing to make house calls to his elderly patients. In his third adventure, a patient's call leads to more detection than medical care.
Lydia Ashley, owner of a large farm in Southern New Jersey, is being systematically harassed by someone who wants her land. Dr. Fenimore can't leave his Philadelphia practice, so he sends his nurse Mrs. Doyle and his young assistant Horatio to try to stop the attacks, but the threats continue. When Mrs. Doyle is kidnapped, Dr. Fenimore joins the hunt and learns that hidden treasure is at the root of all the evil deeds.

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PART ONE
The Doctor and the Lawyer
CHAPTER 1
Dr. Fenimore had set this day aside to clean out his office files, and he was making good progress. Mrs. Doyle, his nurse-secretary-office manager, had been after...

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Praise for The Doctor and the Dead Man's Chest

"A pleasant, lightweight cozy with some interesting historical tidbits about South Jersey." - Booklist

"Charming, with interesting tidbits about colonial brickwork and coins." - Kirkus Reviews

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About the author

Robin Hathaway

Robin Hathaway (1934-2013) won the SMP/Malice Domestic Competition for Best First Traditional Mystery Novel in 1997 and the 1998 Agatha Award for Best First Novel for her book The Doctor Digs a Grave, the first book in the Dr. Fenimore series. She lived in New York City and Philadelphia.

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