Mystery

The Dark Room

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$14.95
ISBN: 9780307277091
Availability: Special Order
Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - February 27th, 2007

New chiller from the award-winning author of The Ice HouseThe Scold's Bride, and The Sculptress. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


A Monstrous Regiment of Women

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$17.00
ISBN: 9780312427375
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Published: Picador - October 2nd, 2007

Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes return in a powerful and entertaining case involving women's suffrage and a spell-binding evangelist. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


The Poet

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$8.00
ISBN: 9780446602617
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Grand Central Publishing - January 1st, 1997

Engrossing suspenseful search for a serial killer. The fast-moving plot keeps you turning the pages, even though some of the twists are hard to believe, in retrospect. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


The Dark Root

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ISBN: 9780979812255
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Published: Ampress - January 1st, 2007

Vermont becomes a conduit for Asian gangs between US major cities and Canada. Although Vermont seems idyllically rural, a vicious Vietnamese gangster sees it as an opportune location for laundering money and housing illegal aliens. Meanwhile, Joe's lover Gail Zigman enters law school, initiating a drastic change in their relationship. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Mad Season

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ISBN: 9780595169580
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Published: iUniverse - December 20th, 2000

Nancy Means Wright's first mystery is a humdinger. Wright examines family relationships and the resentments between native Vermonters and "flatlanders" (new arrivals from other states) as well as a series of murders and barn burnings. Ruth Willmark, whose husband walked out on her, is left with a dairy farm to run and two teenaged children to cope with. But when her elderly neighbor is robbed and beaten, she vows to find out who did it. Wright paints an honest and often humorous picture of a Vermont village struggling to stay alive despite warring townsfolk and rampant crime. Well-drawn characters and good local color add to the books enjoyment. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


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