The alpine recluse : Emma Lord Mystery Series, Book 18. / Mary Daheim.
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- ISBN: 9780345490841 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2006.
For many mystery readers, Alpine, Washington--Mary Daheim's fictional small town in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains--has become a beloved second home, a delicious retreat from the stresses of life. Yet the editor of The Alpine Advocate, Emma Lord, knows all too well that the picturesque old logging town is loaded with scandal: family feuds, illicit romance, chicanery, and sometimes deadly violence.THE ALPINE RECLUSEIn the middle of a hot midsummer night, Emma is awakened by fire trucks rushing to a blaze at the nearby home of newlyweds Tim and Tiffany Rafferty. At daybreak, Tiffany and her unborn child are safe, but Tim, never blessed with good luck in all his thirty-plus years, has perished in the fierce conflagration. Sheriff Milo Dodge suspects murder and arson, and rumors fly from the Burger Barn and Mugs Ahoy to the Grocery Basket and the Venison Inn. Some swear the Rafferty marriage was crumbling. Others hint at stock fraud. A few mention momentary...
Electronic reproduction. New York : Ballantine Books, 2006. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1030 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 375 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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