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Changing the course of one’s life doesn’t usually result in mystery and danger. Linda Davenport certainly didn’t anticipate such an outcome when she left her stable, predictable life as a teacher for new beginnings, but unexpected events dictated otherwise. Flying from Detroit to Los Angeles, she meets Carol Alder. Their acquaintance promises to blossom into a close friendship.

Settling in at the home of Edith Carter, she spends a day with Carol before starting her new job in publishing. In a few days Linda’s world is turned upside down when her job fails to materialize and Carol is killed in an auto accident under mysterious circumstances.

Determined to remain in California, Linda is thrown into further turmoil when Carol’s brother Gregory is convinced her death was no accident and believes someone in the probation/court system, where Carol worked, was responsible. But why?

Linda’s job hunting takes her into Probation where she begins to uncover disturbing information that leads her to agree with Gregory. Linda never reveals to her co-workers that she knew Carol. As she learns more about the system, she puts together more pieces of the puzzle.

Along the way she reconnects with David Wyndham, a former college love, now overseeing a local drug program, the success of which is crucial to his future. He becomes her ally in her quest to learn why Carol died, but when she uncovers what may be the truth, it threatens not only his future but possibly their future together.

Conflicted by her sense of duty and her love for David, Linda nevertheless follows her conscience, with a resolution both logical and surprising.


About the Author

Jeanette A. Fratto

Jeanette Fratto holds a B.A. in Psychology and an M.A. in Social Science from California State University, Fullerton. She enjoyed a 26 year career with the Orange County, California Probation Department, learning that few outside the field knew the role probation plays in the criminal justice system. "No Stone Unturned" changes that. Jeanette lives in southern California with her husband, Bernard.---------Reach her at: Jeanette's blog: for the sequel, "No Good Deed", now published. Linda's adventures continue.

Also by Jeanette A. Fratto

No Good Deed
No Deadlier Destiny


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