Shana Merchant #03: Dead Wind

Shana Merchant #03: Dead Wind
Tessa Wegert
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Trade Paperback
h216 x 138mm - 240pg
29 Sep 2022 UK
International import eta 10-19 days
9781448308439
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Senior Investigator Shana Merchant must dredge up dark secrets and old grudges if she' s to solve the murder of a prominent local citizen in the Thousand Islands community she now calls home. "Louise Penny meets Ruth Ware in this small town mystery that bubbles with secrets and intrigue" -Charlie Donlea, internationally bestselling author of Twenty Years Later "An atmospheric, sophisticated thriller with layers upon layers of secrets" - Sarah Stewart Taylor, author of the Maggie D' arcy mysteries "A bone-chilling mystery that crackles with suspense"- Joanna Schaffhausen, author of the Annalisa Vega novels The body is discovered on Wolfe Island, under the shadow of an enormous wind turbine. Senior Investigator Shana Merchant, arriving on the scene with fellow investigator Tim Wellington, can' t shake the feeling that she knows the victim - and the subsequent identification sends shockwaves through their community in the Thousand Islands of Upstate New York. Politics, power, passion . . . there are dark undercurrents in Shana' s new home, and finding the killer means dredging up her new friends and neighbors' old grudges and long-kept secrets. That is, if the killer is from the community at all. For Shana' s keeping a terrible secret of her own: eighteen months ago she escaped from serial killer Blake Bram' s clutches. But has he followed her . . . to kill again? The Shana Merchant novels are a brilliant blend of chilling psychological thriller and gripping police procedural, set in an atmospheric island community with a small-town vibe.
Louise Penny meets Ruth Ware in this small town mystery that bubbles with secrets and intrigue * Charlie Donlea, internationally bestselling author of Twenty Years Later, on Dead Wind * A bone-chilling mystery that crackles with suspense * Joanna Schaffhausen, author of the Annalisa Vega novels, on Dead Wind * An atmospheric, sophisticated thriller with layers upon layers of secrets * Sarah Stewart Taylor, author of the Maggie D' arcy mysteries, on Dead Wind * Tense, twist-riddled * Publishers Weekly on The Dead Season * Jan Burke fans should take note * Publishers Weekly on The Dead Season * Professional-grade detection with a no-nonsense heroine * Kirkus Reviews on The Dead Season * Fans of golden age closed circle murder mysteries will enjoy this * Publishers Weekly on Death in the Family * This locked-room thriller has all of the requisite tangled motives and deductive crime-solving, along with a riveting introduction to edgy survivor Shana and Tim, her steady, easygoing foil * Booklist on Death in the Family *
Tessa Wegert is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Adweek, and The Economist. She grew up in Quebec near the border of Vermont and now lives with her husband and children in coastal Connecticut. A member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers, Tessa is the author of the Shana Merchant mysteries.

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