Showing posts from November, 2008

Feature in the BOLIVAR COMMERCIAL - "Darden North's Fresh Frozen"

LIFESTYLES Darden North's Fresh Frozen Thursday, Oct 09, 2008 Darden North, a former resident of Cleveland, is releasing his third medical mystery Fresh Frozen this week and plans on attending Octoberfest for a book signing Saturday. Dr. North, son of Evelyn Hays North and the late Linton Darden North, is an obstetrician/gynecologist practicing in partnership at Jackson Healthcare for Women, but found time to write during quiet hours and late night shifts at the hospital. He has written two books House Call and Points of Origin, and has continued in this same vein in Fresh Frozen. In Fresh Frozen, a young policeman and his tormented wife fail miserably to produce a family, finding themselves outcasts of the renewed baby boom sweeping the United States. However, there is one last hope for them: a catalogue of human embryo and egg donors peddled by a woman whose standards are easily dismissed for the right price. Pursuing their futile attempts to become parents has nearly cost the wi

Doctor Pens Third Medical Thriller - Feature in THE CLARION LEDGER

-------------------------------------------------------------- Mississippi author and full-time physician Darden North is featured in an article by Billy Watkins of The Clarion Ledger . The article appears below: October 19, 2008 Section: Southern Style Edition: Metro Page: 1F Doctor pens 3rd medical thriller Billy Watkins By Billy Watkins Darden North keeps a list of people he plans to invite to the premiere party when Hollywood turns one of his novels into a movie. "If you're going to do what it takes to write books, you might as well dream big," says North, a Jackson ob-gyn for the past 23 years who has just released his third medical mystery thriller, Fresh Frozen (Ponder House Press, $26.95). North, 52, has chosen to publish his books through independent sources, which used to mean certain death for a book. That has changed, in part, because of the success of books that were originally self-published. Exampl