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Murder once removed. #1 / S.C. Perkins.

Perkins, S. C. (Stephanie C.), author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

2 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library M PER (Text) 33500013040878 New Checked out 05/06/2019
McIntosh Public Library M PER (Text) 33500013040886 New On holds shelf -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250189035
  • ISBN: 1250189039
  • Physical Description: 318 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note: Series information from Goodreads.com.
Summary, etc.: S.C. Perkins' Murder Once Removed is the captivating first mystery in the Ancestry Detective series, in which Texas genealogist Lucy Lancaster deals with murders in both the past and present. Except for a good taco, genealogist Lucy Lancaster loves nothing more than tracking down her clients' long-dead ancestors, and her job has never been so exciting as when she discovers a daguerreotype photograph and a journal that prove Austin, Texas, billionaire Gus Halloran's great-great grandfather was murdered back in 1849. What's more, Lucy is able to tell Gus who was responsible for his ancestor's death. Partly, at least. Using clues from the journal, Lucy narrows the suspects down to two nineteenth-century Texans, one of whom is the ancestor of present-day U.S. senator Daniel Applewhite. But when Gus publicly outs the senator as the descendant of a murderer--with the accidental help of Lucy herself--and her former co-worker is murdered protecting the daguerreotype, Lucy will find that shaking the branches of some family trees proves them to be more twisted and dangerous than she ever thought possible.
Genealogist Lucy Lancaster loves nothing more than tracking down her clients' long-dead ancestors, and her job has never been so exciting as when she discovers a daguerreotype photograph and a journal that prove Austin, Texas, billionaire Gus Halloran's great-great grandfather was murdered back in 1849. Lucy is able to narrow the suspects down to two nineteenth-century Texans, one of whom is the ancestor of present-day U.S. senator Daniel Applewhite. But when Gus publicly outs the senator as the descendant of a murderer, and her former co-worker is murdered protecting the daguerreotype, Lucy finds that shaking the branches of some family trees proves them to be more twisted and dangerous than she ever thought possible. -- adapted from jacket
Author Notes

S.C. PERKINS is a fifth-generation Texan who grew up hearing fascinating stories of her ancestry and eating lots of great Tex-Mex, both of which inspired the plot of her debut mystery novel. Murder Once Removed was the winner of the 2017 Malice Domestic Best First Traditional Mystery competition. She resides in Houston and, when she’s not writing or working at her day job, she’s likely outside in the sun, on the beach, or riding horses.

Subject: Mystery Fiction.
Women genealogists > Fiction.
Texas > Fiction.
Women genealogists.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths.
Genre: Detective and mystery stories.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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