Book 1 of the Rx Series
Kantor Morris, pharmacy manager at a supermarket in Scottsdale,
Arizona, is shocked when customer Harry Stokes dies. A gentleman
in his sixties, and one-time object of Ruthies daydreams,
Stokes had recently married a woman younger than his grown children,
relying on hormones to bridge the age gap.
is the first assumption but, as Harrys pharmacist, Ruthie
is convinced that theory is wrong. Now, Harrys children claim
that his widow killed him to inherit the sizable estate. Suddenly
everyone is demanding to see the Stokes prescription records. Ruthies
refusal to violate professional ethics shifts family suspicion from
the young wife to the pharmacist herself. These hot-tempered reactions
are not surprising in Scottsdale in August where 110 degree temperatures
are the norm and where air-conditioning and backyard swimming pools
provide the only relief.
Ruthie does go over the prescription records with a Scottsdale police
detective, she makes a startling discovery, eventually realizing
that the motive for Harrys death is buried in the records.
Can she unmask the murderer before she becomes the next victim?
authentic behind-the-scenes look at a pharmacy and a clever and
charming heroine make this first novel in the Rx series a fascinating
mystery of manners.
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