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The Doctor's Deceit: Sapphire Brigade Book 2

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Vanguard or villain? Who is the real Owen Vargas?

SARGENT, 1898 -- The Doctor has a secret, a secret he never revealed to his departed wife, a secret he kept from his childhood friend. Is he afraid that the Brigade will find out? Does he fear Retribution? Or does he have another reason for his mysterious behavior?

Discover the truth about the Doctor and
ebook, 317 pages
Published April 28th 2013 by Kathy Steinemann
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Rosie Amber
Apr 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
"The Doctor's Deceit" is the follow on book from "Vanguard of Hope", set in the 1800's it deals with a society trying to protect innocent victims of sexual abuse, rape and prejudice. I really liked this book and the way the author has developed the story from a set of diaries. The Sapphire Brigade do their best to protect victims and go further than the police in dishing out punishment to those who have abused. It highlights the length to which people will go to help others. Another good book ...more
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Name of Book: The Doctor's Deceit

Author: Kathy Steinemann


Publisher: Kathy Steinemann

Part of a Series: Sapphire Brigade

Type of book: 1897?-1899, getting over, widows, Brigade actions, mysteries, secrets, new love, family, adoption, relationships, childhood abuse, protection, marriage, mysteries, Sapphire Brigade, justice, doctor, racism, interracial romance, African American male/white female

Year it was published: 2013



Vanguard or villain? Who is the
Aug 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
After reading Vanguard of Hope, I was very curious about Owen. I recommend reading that book first, otherwise you might not understand some things. This book continues the story and ties up some loose ends. It is interesting hearing from a member of the Brigade. Owen has a completely different perspective than Hope did in the first book. I loved this book and how events and people tie together. Thought-provoking and intriguing, it kept me reading. The ending is satisfying, yet leaves it open ...more
Kathy Steinemann
Apr 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This novel ties up many loose ends created in the first book of the series, "Vanguard of Hope".

Readers discover the real Dr. Vargas. He was deceptive with his departed wife about the true cause of her first husband's death. Why? The book reveals how Peter Bartholomew really died, and bares the inner thoughts of the partner he trusted. The methods of the Sapphire Brigade and its true purpose are also unveiled as a murder mystery unravels. New questions and surprises are introduced.

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Kathy Steinemann, Grandma Birdie to her grandkids, is an award-winning author who lives in the foothills on the Alberta side of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. She has loved words for as long as she can remember, especially when the words are frightening or futuristic or funny.

Her career has taken varying directions, including positions as editor of a small-town paper, computer-network