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Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2)
Cyanide Wells - Cape Perdido, Bk 2
Author: Marcia Muller
National bestselling author Marcia Muller returns with her first stand-alone mystery since Point Deception. When Matthew Lindstrom's wife Gwen disappeared, his comfortable life was destroyed by suspicion and innuendo. But 14 years later, Matthew receives an anonymous phone call saying Gwen is alive--and well aware of what her disappearance h...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780446614214
ISBN-10: 0446614211
Publication Date: 7/1/2004
Pages: 368
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 36 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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sharrona avatar reviewed Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2) on + 207 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
Marcia Muller adds a non-series book to her repertoire, though it's so well-written that I hope a series may come from it.
ilovedale3 avatar reviewed Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2) on + 524 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 4
A man's wife goes missing and he is left behind in their small town, fending off rumors and accusations that he murdered her. His life is turned upside down by her disappearance.

Fourteen years later, he gets an anonymous phone call telling him that his wife is still alive, living in California under an assumed name. She has made a new life for herself, knowing the kind of mess she left behind. He goes in search of her, but just as he finds her, she takes off again, leaving behind an even bigger mystery this time.

Excellent thriller with amazing plot twists and very likeable characters. I am glad to have found this author and will definitely read more by her in hopes that all of her works are this good!
reviewed Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2) on + 87 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
An interesting story of murder, mysteries and betrayal on the Northern California Coast. It will keep you guessing until the end.
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A hard, four-hour drive north of San Francisco leads to sparsely populated Soledad County, a combination of spectacular seashore, inland forests, and small towns steeped in gold-mining history. One of those towns is Cyanide Wells, now an artsy community, whose name comes from the miners' use of cyanide to refine ore and the time the area's water supply was tragically poisoned. To Matthew Lindstrom, that sinister legacy is ironically appropriate for the place he finally expects to find his ex-wife, Gwen. Fourteen years earlier, her baffling disappearance branded him a murderer and destroyed his reputation and career as a photographer. Suddenly, after all this time, an annonymous phone caller tells him that Gwen is alive - and well aware of what she has done. Matt comes to Cyanide Wells looking for answers...and revenge. Here, where the surrounding thick forest conceals twisted paths and old sins, Matt works to uncover the details of Gwen's new life. But before he can confront her, his ex vanishes once more. With his future again threatened by suspicion, Matt must join forces with Carly McGuire - a local woman with secrets of her own - and begin a hunt through Soledad's untamed landscape and an interior geography of betrayal and darkness. There perhaps lies the truth about past crimes and Gwen's well as Matt's own.
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UALabGeek avatar reviewed Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2) on + 46 more book reviews
Formulaic and disappointing. I used to really enjoy Marcia Mueller's stuff, but I haven't been too impressed by the last few.
reviewed Cyanide Wells (Cape Perdido, Bk 2) on + 58 more book reviews
I really enjoyed this book and will read more of Marcia Muller's books. It kept me guessing all along the way and the ending was surprising to me. A good page turner.
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Another good book of Marcia Muller. I have read all of her books.


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