SIGNS IN THE BLOOD by Vicki Lane
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Fiction - Suspense | Dell | Paperback | May 2005 | $6.99 | 0-440-24208-8
"An exotic and colorful picture of Appalachia...A well-crafted, suspenseful tale."Sharyn McCrumb
Elizabeth Goodweather and her husband built a rewarding life in the hills and hollows of their adopted Appalachian home. But now Elizabeth is alone, her husband tragically killed, her children grown, the land around her filled with customs and beliefs she cannot share. It's still a good lifetending the small herb and flower businessbut Elizabeth's fragile peace is about to be shattered.
Cletus Gentry vanished while hunting ginseng in the hillsand his mother is sure the childlike man was murdered. As Elizabeth retraces Cletus's last wanderings, she will discover that a killer has been waiting all the while in the coves and hollows near her farm for her to see the light...and then come willingly to her own death.
About Vicki Lane
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Vicki Lane lives with her husband, two sons, and daughter-in-law on a mountain farm in North Carolina. She has completed her second Elizabeth Goodweather novel and is at work on the third.
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