has shaken the life and career of Dr. Lisa Brockman, a physician
at a prestigious Los Angeles fertility clinic. First there’s
the murder of a young egg donor, then the allegations of egg
switching, and finally the disappearance of Dr. Matthew Gordon,
the clinic’s founder and Lisa’s fiancé.
LAPD homicide detectives probe the possible connection between
the murder and Matthew’s disappearance, Lisa launches her own
desperate search. Amid charges of fraud and misconduct, she
unearths a complex labyrinth of greed, deceit and cover-ups
beneath the distinguished veneer of one of the world’s most
successful clinics. Closing in on the truth behind the facility’s
darkest secrets, Lisa realizes she cannot trust anyone—for behind
the facade of friendship may lurk a diabolical killer.
for Fertile Ground:
"Krich expertly ratchets up the tension, saving a few choice
surprises for dessert."
The Chicago Tribune
"Plenty of good suspense plus lots of understandable science
and poignant humanity. . .Krich has her own way of moving the
story along at a ferocious clip while making moral points."
"Krich keeps the level of suspense high and the characters realistic."
"The pace of the novel is unrelenting, the puzzles challenging,
and the characaters complex. It is as riveting as her earlier
books…and is a mystery of the first order."
"All the necessary elements for a good mystery…intrigue, passion,
murder, and more to keep the reader turning pages."
"Krich manages to weave a cohesive and intriguing story that’s
as provocative as it is entertaining."
Tangled Web UK Review
"[Krich's] characters are portrayed with depth and empathy and
the development of the relationships between them adds another
thread to this fascinating thriller."
"A well developed mystery with a complex plot."