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Out of the Deep I Cry: A Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Novel (Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries)
Out of the Deep I Cry A Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Novel - Clare Fergusson and Russ Van Alstyne Mysteries Author:Julia Spencer-Fleming A pivotal book in this award-winning series, and nominated for the prestigious Edgar Award for Best Novel?Out of the Deep I Cry is a triumph not to be missed. — On April 1, 1930, Jonathan Ketchem's wife Jane walked from her house to the police department to ask for help in finding her husband. The men, worn out from a night of chasing bootleggers... more », did what they could. But no one ever saw Jonathan Ketchem again...
Now decades later, someone else is missing in Miller's Kill, NY. This time it's the physician of the clinic that bears the Ketchem name. Suspicion falls on a volatile single mother with a grudge against the doctor, but Reverend Clare Fergusson isn't convinced. As Clare and Russ investigate, they discover that the doctor's disappearance is linked to a bloody trail going all the way back to the hardscrabble Prohibition era. As they draw ever closer to the truth, their attraction for each other grows increasingly more difficult to resist. And their search threatens to uncover secrets that snake from one generation to the next-and to someone who's ready to kill.« less
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I am reading this series from the beginning and this, the third book is absolutely my favorite so far. That being said I am a medical professional and love medical history. If you are interested in the current controversy over vaccines and autism and/or are interested in diphtheria and a good mystery with a female protagonist who happens to be a priest this book is for you. I must say it encompassed all my interests (except dogs :-)) and was well researched and written. I guess you can tell I loved it!
I really like Russ and Clare two of the most unlikely pair of sluths and romance matches. Never know what secrets small towns can tell. This is the 3rd in a series and I'm now going to read the others really caught my attention.