The Alpine Escape

The Alpine Escape

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At forty-two, newspaperwoman Emma Lord decides she needs time off to do some soul-searching. But her old Jag breaks down in the picturesque Pacific Northwest town of Port Angeles, and instead of finding herself, she's helping friends find the truth about a grisly discovery: a skeleton in their basement. The bones belong to an unknown young woman, buried in a crumbling mansion nearly a century ago. A crushed skull, a garnet earring, a locket containing a telltale keepsake all whisper of tragedy. Ancient photographs reveal more. But Emma has to fish in dark and dangerous waters to get the whole story of a wealthy, ruthless family, a story that twists and turns to a shocking conclusion that should never be told.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2011], c1995
ISBN: 9780307760135
0307760138
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (231 p.)

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LauraSteinert
Feb 26, 2015

Emma just wants a couple days away from the newspaper to think about her life--not that she is ever going to do anything proactive anyway. But instead of a nice drive, she gets a dead car, and when she calls the daughter of a friend for a place to spend the night, she gets a dead body, too. Of course, no one wants to call the police until they have figured out the "who done it."

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