By Keith McCafferty
The 3rd novel starring Montana's fly fisherman-cum-detective Sean Stranahan, for lovers of C. J. field and Craig Johnson
Wolves howl as a riderless horse returns at sundown to the Culpepper Dude Ranch within the Madison Valley. The lacking girl, Nanika Martinelli, is best often called the Fly Fishing Venus, a red-haired river consultant who lures consumers the best way dry flies draw trout.
As Sheriff Martha Ettinger follows hoof tracks within the snow, she unearths one of many males who has fallen less than the temptress’s spell impaled at the antler tine of a big bull elk, a kill that’s been claimed via a wolf pack. An coincidence? If no longer, is the killer human or animal? With painter, fly fisherman, and occasionally deepest detective Sean Stranahan’s support, Ettinger will stick to clues that time to an animal rights crew known as the extended family of the Three-Clawed Wolf and to their svengali grasp, whose eyes blaze with pagan fire.
In their most threatening experience but, Stranahan and Ettinger locate themselves within the crossfire of wolf enthusiasts, wolf haters, and a sister bent on revenge, and at the path of an alpha male long past extraordinarily mistaken.
Read Online or Download Dead Man's Fancy (Sean Stranahan, Book 3) PDF
Best mystery books
From seat No. nine, Hercule Poirot was once preferably put to monitor his fellow air passengers. Over to his correct sat a beautiful younger lady, essentially infatuated with the guy contrary; forward, in seat No. thirteen, sat a countess with a poorly hid cocaine behavior; around the gangway in seat No. eight, a detective author used to be being bothered by means of an competitive wasp.
The Brass Monkey!
Symbol of what evil was once this leering, glittering little gibbon? What connection had it with the homicide of Herb Baldwin? Why did it strike worry into gruesome previous Hattie Contona? Why used to be it hunted through the sadistic Lieut. Mosani?
How did it determine into the violent demise of beautiful and luscious little Ona Kalani? How did it suggest either lifestyles and demise to the incomparable, the thoroughly seductive Lanai Okazi, golden goddess of the flesh?
Jim Patterson, a personal eye at warfare with the realm, discovered the brass monkey—and used his existence as bait to catch its mystery! yet this used to be now not the top, for past lay a mystery inside of a secret—one extra vicious, extra vindictive than homicide itself!
While Beth LaMonte rents a cottage at the coast of Maine, she needs purely to withdraw and paint. A mysterious ball of sunshine disturbs her peace and leads her to a mystery seashore the place she reveals the diary of a lady who disappeared in 1975. Now Beth is on a project, not just to bury her personal earlier, yet to place to leisure the spirit of Firefly seashore.
The Grub and Stakers Gardening and Roving membership act out the Robert provider poem approximately harmful Dan McGrew to win a prize, yet homicide intervenes. Dittany Henbit Monk and her workforce of sleuths are at the case.
- Skeleton Man
- Pushed to the Limit (an Emma Cassidy Mystery, Book 2)
- Cooking Spirits (Angie Amalfi, Book 15)
- Execution of Sherlock Holmes
Extra resources for Dead Man's Fancy (Sean Stranahan, Book 3)
Why wasn’t he living with the other new recruits in the patrolmen’s dormitories? And why was he spending his spare time going through old police reports? “Thank you for bringing these to my attention,” Michael said. “Thank you, sir. The supervising officer was Detective Hatener. ” repeated Michael, and he flicked back through the reports. “I thought maybe—” But before the boy could finish, Michael had risen from his desk and was marching across the bureau floor. indd 40 7/9/15 2:53 PM 6 L D’Andrea tramped down the grand avenue of Canal Street in the midday sun.
She asked. indd 26 7/9/15 2:53 PM The Axeman 27 “She’s good,” Lewis said, responding as if the question was perfectly innocent, and Ida could tell by the way he answered that he was lying. Ida and Mayann, Lewis’s mother, both agreed that Daisy was no proper match for him. The girl was a couple of years older than he was, querulous, and prone to bouts of violence. She worked as a prostitute in the honky-tonks across the river, rough places full of levee workers and longshoremen, and it was in one such place, the Brickhouse, that Lewis had met her the previous spring.
Well, I can understand that,” said Lewis, his face suddenly somber. ” He grinned, and Ida smiled and shook her head. ” he asked. ” Ida bit her lip again and thought for a moment. “Kinda,” she said. Lefebvre had promised her fieldwork when she had first been hired, but the promise had proved hollow. She found herself spending her days answering letters, filing, and running to the store to buy him rye. She deserved a break, a chance to prove herself. indd 29 7/9/15 2:53 PM 30 RAY C E LE S TIN she didn’t see why she should have to settle for a career at the bottom of the ladder, just because other people deemed her gender and the tint of her skin to be a hindrance.