Download e-book for kindle: A Finder's Fee (Missing Pieces Mystery, Book 5) by Jim Lavene

By Jim Lavene

The mayor of Duck, North Carolina, Dae O'Donnell, is a girl with a present for locating misplaced issues. occasionally it leads her to misplaced keys or earrings—and occasionally it leads her to murder...

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Two weeks ahead of the mayoral election, Dae will get sidetracked from her political aspirations through a spirit wanting rescuing. An old amber necklace permits Dae to hook up with Maggie Madison, a witch who desires Dae to rebury her bones so she will leisure in peace. yet digging leads Dae to a bigger secret, a forty-year-old homicide with ties to Randal "Mad Dog" Wilson, her mayoral opponent.

Dae desires to run a fresh race, yet city sentiment is blended approximately even if she's utilizing her talents to get the election to head her manner. And while she learns that her personal grandfather—the former sheriff of Dare County—might be combined up within the long-buried tragedy, Dae must discover the genuine killer and placed Maggie to leisure, ahead of her political profession finally ends up six ft under...

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The shadow might have made her who she was, but it was up to her to determine what she would be. However, in passing through her shadow, she had exhumed memories she had forgotten as a means to survive, memories from twenty years ago: the night the orphange had burned down. She knew now what she had seen that night. The orphanage’s cook, Mrs. Fulch, being made into an ironheart. The bright, baleful form of the wraithling. And the figure emblazoned on the tapestry in the forbidden upstairs room: ancient, primal, its one staring eye filled with desire and hate.

Grace smiled, and amazingly the expression wasn’t forced. The knight’s strength these last weeks had been a crutch all of them had leaned upon. Beltan loved Travis; the knight should have been a wreck. Only somehow he wasn’t. After they returned to Eldh, after the fairy healed him, Beltan had been empty and broken, consumed by the shadow of his past, whatever it was. She knew only that it had to do with someone the knight said he had slain; although, as a warrior, certainly he had been forced to kill many in battle.

At last, head aching and eyes bleary, she shoved aside the books. How many tomes had she read these last weeks? A hundred? Whatever the number, it was only a fraction of what lined the precisely organized shelves that were the antithesis of Falken’s description of the Library of Briel. There was so much knowledge here—there had to be something that would help them. They just needed a better system for finding it. “I wish Durge were here,” she said, not realizing she had spoken aloud until Beltan looked up.

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