Motherhood Is Murder
Author: Jane Isenberg, Mary Daheim, Carolyn Hart, and Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Published: March 4, 2003 by Avon/HarperCollins
Series Name: The Bel Barrett Mystery Series
Main Character: Bel Barrett, Illuminada Guttierez, Betty Ramsey
Jane Isenberg sets menopausal mother Bel Barrett loose to solve a case of dasterdly nannycide. "The Proof Is In the Patch" shares a volume with other mini-mysteries by Mary Daheim, Carolyn Hart and Shirley Rousseau Murphy.