You don’t get this every day. A surrogate mother pregnant with twins stumbles into a mysterious crime ring whose activities turn increasingly violent. And she has to extricate her ballooned and clumsy self from rough situations with little or no help. Nancy Wood has taken on a challenging task and created a mystery that’s both comical frightening. Her heroine, Shelby, is bright,young,impulsive, gullible and far from prudent. A perfect combination for likability and trouble. A well-written and intriguing romp that’s right up there with Evanovich at her best.