Doctor in Petticoats
A burned out doctor is called in because he's a man, the town's lady doctor does all the work and keeps the town's doctor at her side so she'd allowed in the sick room. While she's at it she keeps the doctor from cracking up.
Why the author wrote this book:
Sophie McClellen's daughters could NOT grow up to be anything but extraordinary. This is book one of the Sophie's Daughters series. We start with Beth, who grew up to be a doctor. Soon to come, Wrangler in Petticoats and Sharpshooter in Petticoats.