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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Red Lake Falls Public Library WEG (Text) 35500006428161 New Checked out 03/12/2021
Ada Public Library M WEG (Text) 33500013325691 New Checked out 03/25/2021
Barnesville Public Library M WEG (Text) 33500013325709 New Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780593097915
  • ISBN: 0593097912
  • Physical Description: 339 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2020.

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"Senior Investigator Shana Merchant has spent years running from her past. But she never imagined a murder case would bring her to the most dangerous place of all-home. After leaving the NYPD following her abduction by serial killer Blake Bram, Shana Merchant hoped for a fresh start in the Thousand Islands of Upstate New York. Her former tormentor has other plans. Shana and Bram share more than just a hometown, and he won't let her forget it. When the decades-old skeleton of Shana's estranged uncle is uncovered, Bram issues a challenge: Return home to Vermont and solve the cold case, or the blood he spills next will be on her hands. As Shana interviews members of her family and the community, mining for secrets that could help her solve her uncle's murder, she begins to realize how little she remembers of her childhood. And when Bram grows impatient and kidnaps again, leaving a trail of clues Shana alone can understand, she knows his new victim will only survive if she wins the psychopath's twisted game. In order to solve one mystery, Shana must wade into her murky past to unravel another"--Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 October #2
    Death seems to pursue Shana Merchant. Currently suspended from her job as a senior investigator at the New York Bureau of Investigation after solving a traumatic case in which four people were murdered, she's in therapy, awaiting a psych evaluation and feeling a deep connection to serial killer Blake Bram, who held her hostage for eight days and has not been found. Then the bones discovered in her Vermont hometown turn out to be those of her uncle, Brett Skilton, thought to have left his family decades earlier but who was actually killed then. When a nine-year-old boy goes missing, Merchant suspects Blake of the kidnapping, as he tracks her and leaves messages pressuring her to solve Skilton's murder. But when she realizes just who her nemesis is, she's in a quandary about whether to reveal her suspicions, even to colleague Tim Wellington, who soon comes up with Blake's identity on his own. While some crimes are solved by the intuitive Merchant, a major problem is left hanging. In this diverting sequel to Death in the Family (2020), the game is still on. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Tessa Wegert is a Canadian expat, journalist, and former digital media strategist. Her business and marketing articles have appeared in such publications as Forbes, The Huffington Post, Adweek, and The Economist.

Subject: Merchant, Shana (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Women detectives > Fiction.
Cold cases (Criminal investigation) > Fiction.
Suspects (Criminal investigation) > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
New York (State) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Psychological fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.

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