By Jim Lavene
The mayor of Duck, North Carolina, Dae O'Donnell, is a lady with a present for locating misplaced issues. occasionally it leads her to misplaced keys or earrings—and occasionally it leads her to murder...
Two weeks ahead of the mayoral election, Dae will get sidetracked from her political aspirations through a spirit wanting rescuing. An old amber necklace permits Dae to connect to Maggie Madison, a witch who wishes Dae to rebury her bones so she will be able to leisure in peace. yet digging leads Dae to a much bigger secret, a forty-year-old homicide with ties to Randal "Mad Dog" Wilson, her mayoral opponent.
Dae desires to run a fresh race, yet city sentiment is blended approximately even if she's utilizing her skills to get the election to head her manner. And whilst she learns that her personal grandfather—the former sheriff of Dare County—might be combined up within the long-buried tragedy, Dae should discover the true killer and positioned Maggie to leisure, sooner than her political occupation finally ends up six toes under...
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You! " With a faint cry, the boy whirled and raced out of the porch. He stumbled down the steps, fell headlong, leaped up, and ran on. He was looking back at Bob as he rounded the corner of the house. Jupiter leaped out on top of him. " Jupiter grunted as they collided. " the fleeing boy raged. Page 43 28_-_The_Mystery_Of_The_Deadly_Double The boy almost pulled away, but Bob and Pete ran up just in time to grab him. He struggled wildly with his three captors. " "We're trying to help you! " But the frantic boy went on struggling until they got him down.
Why, the answer! " "Don't joke, Records," Jupiter said angrily. "I'm not feeling very humorous this morning. We'll just have to go to MacKenzie and Ndula and try some other way. " Bob sounded amazed. "Spot it? Spot what? " "What are you talking about? There's nothing new in that book. " "Then you missed it! We're both over here in Headquarters. " "Bob? " But Bob had hung up. Jupiter gulped the last bite of toast, and hurried out of the house and across the street to the salvage yard. When he emerged through the trapdoor into Headquarters, Pete and Bob grinned maddeningly at him.
The arrow is pointing half south and half east! . I think you're right, Records," Pete groaned. " MacKenzie asked. Page 52 28_-_The_Mystery_Of_The_Deadly_Double "At least a mile," Bob said. Ndula shook his head. " "On the highway they can go four times as fast as we can," MacKenzie said wearily. " "Only about three miles," answered Bob. Helpless as the Cadillac moved slowly ahead on the crowded street, they watched the arrow begin to swing feebly, and listened to the beeps slowly fade away. Then the arrow slipped idly to dead centre, the beeps stopped, and the red light went out.
A Finder's Fee (Missing Pieces Mystery, Book 5) by Jim Lavene