The Puzzled Heart By
Kete Fansler's husband, Reed, has been kidnapped-and will be killed unless Kate obeys the carefully delineated directives of a ransom note. Tormented by her own puzzled heart, Kate seeks solace and wise counsel from friends both old and new. But who precisely is the enemy? Is he or she a vengeful colleague? A hostile student? A political terrorist? The questions mount as KIate searches for Reed-accompanied by her trusty new companion, a Saint Bernard puppy named Bancroft. Hovering near Kate and Bancroft are rampant cruelties an calculated menace. The moment is ripe for murder....