"An exciting romantic suspense thriller"
Former White House Press Secretary Dr. Phillip Norton,
owner of a prestigious publishing firm, hires investigative
reporter Simon Keller to write a biography on the late
President Graham Hayward. Phillip sweetens the deal by
offering to publish a second book written by Simon.
Needing the money though remaining skeptical, Simon accepts
the deal. He begins his interviews and research on the
still highly regarded president whose reputation is lily
clean and whose son is running for the White House.
Simon uncovers a shocker when Alzheimer's victim Miles
Kendell mentioned how he and his best friend Graham loved
the same woman. Simon learns that Graham had an affair
with Blythe Pierce while happily married and residing in
the White House. He also learns that Blythe died in a hit
and run accident never solved though it was deliberate
murder and that Graham sired an out of wedlock child.
Simon identifies the child as Dina McDermott, owner of
Garden Gates. Soon someone who wants that secret left
buried goes after Dina with only Simon as her protector.
THE PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTER is an exciting romantic suspense
thriller that deliberately starts slowly so that the
readers understand the personalities of the key cast
members. Once that is accomplished, the tale goes into SST
speed until the climax. Though it seems unlikely that a
sitting president could sire a child without the media
finding out, fans will accept the smoking gun because
Mariah Stewart's tale contains two likable heroes
struggling to survive an unknown enemy.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted July 15, 2002