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WHAT TO READ
BY NAN GRAVES GOODMAN
PORTICO JACKSON Magazine - December 2008 - Page 14
Fresh Frozen by Darden North, M.D. (Ponder House Press; October 2008, hardcover)
Jackson (MS)OB-GYN physician and author of House Call and Points of Origin, both recipients of literary awards, has woven yet another spellbinding medical world novel of suspense and intrigue, this one based in the modern, expensive world of frozen embryos. When an infertile, nearly bankrupt couple decides to choose from a human egg and embryo donor bank, the trouble begins. The non-ethical owner of the baby-making business runs a shady place, located just north of Jackson, Mississippi. The lives of Hollywood celebrities, a Mississippi socialite, and an Internet thief—who uncovers the baby factory’s shady dealings online—make for an interestingly mixed plot complete with greed, angst, and murder. North has become a master of medical suspense.