A Question of Despair by Maureen Carter
(A Sarah Quinn Mystery)

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First in the thrilling new Detective Inspector Sarah Quinn series - When a baby is snatched from outside a Birmingham newsagent's, 'Ice Queen' DI Sarah Quinn and feisty TV reporter Caroline King clash head-on in the desperate search to find her. Quinn's cool investigative methods contrast with those of the fiery King, who'll stop at nothing in pursuit of a good story. But as the investigation stonewalls, it soon becomes clear that the two enemies will have to work together if the police are to have any chance of success . . .

About Maureen Carter

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A former newspaper reporter, broadcast journalist, BBC TV News presenter and producer, Maureen Carter is the author of the highly-acclaimed Bev Morriss and DI Sarah Quinn police procedural series. She lives in Birmingham.
Published November 1, 2011 by Severn House Digital. 224 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Karen is convinced that she’ll never see Evie again, but Quinn is certain she can find Evie if only Karen will open up.

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The main supporting character, Caroline King, who's a walking stereotype of an aggressive and unethical TV reporter, somewhat hobbles British author Carter's routine first in a new police procedural series featuring Birmingham Det.

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And maybe with time, we'll do the same with Sarah once she and her abrasive colleagues have had time to find their feet.

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