The old buzzard had it coming [electronic resource] : Alafair Tucker Series, Book 1. Donis Casey.
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- ISBN: 9781615950171 (electronic bk)
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Alafair Tucker is a strong woman, the core of family life on a farm in Oklahoma where the back-breaking work and daily logistics of caring for her husband Shaw, their nine children, and being neighborly requires hard muscle and a clear head. She's also a woman of strong opinions, and it is her opinion that her neighbor, Harley Day, is a drunkard and a reprobate. So, when Harley's body is discovered frozen in a snowdrift one January day in 1912, she isn't surprised that his long-suffering family isn't, if not actually celebrating, much grieving.When Alafair helps Harley's wife prepare the body for burial, she discovers that Harley's demise was anything but natural—there is a bullet lodged behind his ear. Alafair is concerned when she hears that Harley's son, John Lee, is the prime suspect in his father's murder, for Alafair's seventeen-year-old daughter Phoebe is in love with the boy. At first, Alafair's only fear is that Phoebe is in for a broken heart, but as she...
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Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.7 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. Scottsdale : Poisoned Pen Press, 2011. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 536 KB).
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