By Dan Vining
Novels in a single exchange volume.
there are such a lot of mysteries hidden within the fog off the Pacific Coast. Jimmy Miles has been employed to unravel them. yet they're now not the single issues preserving him up at night...
within the fast, an research right into a long-ago homicide results in his discovery of the Sailors—restless strangers who roam the evening, trapped among the area of the dwelling and dead.
within the subsequent, nonetheless haunted by way of the Sailors, Jimmy turns into passionate about a surprising rash of murders, and a never-forgotten love affair that could carry the clue to his destiny.
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The nice battle continues to be raging within the autumn of 1916, while Francesca Hatton's loved grandfather dies at the relatives property in
England's remoted Exe Valley. Grieving for the guy who raised her, Francesca is shocked to discover an unsigned letter between his results, cursing the Hattons and their descendants. Now a stranger has proven up on her doorstep, accusing her grandfather of being a murderer.
Ex-soldier Richard Leighton blames Francis Hatton for the demise of his mom, who vanished approximately 1 / 4 of a century prior. Her physique was once by no means chanced on, just a scarf stained along with her blood. And Leighton isn't the just one with a declare on Francesca's grandfather. at the day of his funeral, unforeseen viewers arrive with the mourners, and Francesca is besieged by means of fees of Hatton's vicious dealings. but there's additionally a shy younger girl who praises his mystery generosity.
At the heart of the intrigue is an strange white stone that lies hidden in a secluded backyard the place Francesca as soon as performed together with her 5 male cousins, them all lifeless now at the battlefields of France. based on the phrases of Hatton's will, the homicide Stone has to be dug up and transported to Scotland, the place it's to be buried perpetually. yet prior to Francesca can start the adventure, a sequence of ominous "accidents" happen, culminating within the discovery of a bleeding physique at the homicide Stone itself.
Was Hatton the loving, being concerned protector his granddaughter continuously believed him to be?
Or a vindictive, secretive guy who cultivated harmful enemies? Francesca units out in pursuit of the truth--and into the attractions of somebody decided to certain a revenge lengthy late.
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Among the Living by Dan Vining