Romance and the world of medicine

Dr Robyn Madden
Daisy Hill, Qld

AS A midwifery expert, the author presents obstetric care realistically, although the sheer number of terrible happenings in a small outback town is daunting. This demands the suspension of disbelief necessary for much fiction, not a chore in itself for most fiction buffs, but the level of coincidence that drives the narrative can stretch a little far.

Three sisters feature: a Double Bay GP; a career-driven Melbourne obstetrician; and a Brisbane midwife.

These women