In Winter's Grip

In Winter's Grip

Book - 2010
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After her mothers suicide, Maja Cleary turned her back on her family and Duved Cove, Minnesotauntil a desperate phone call reveals that her father has been murdered and her brother Jonas is the prime suspect. She flies home, knowing that she will have to confront shared memories of an abusive father. Even as she works to prove her brothers innocence, she cannot ignore the evidence that he had every reason to kill their father. The frigid, stormy Minnesota landscape sets the mood as she battles against time, the local police and the relentless snow.

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Rendezvous Crime, c2010
ISBN: 9781926607054
Branch Call Number: CHAP
Characteristics: 249 p. ; 19 cm

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005483110
Apr 22, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed this book.
It is very well written and a joy to read.

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muffinpopcorn
Mar 26, 2015

Excellent story. Agree with the previous comment . Good , quick mystery read and gets to the point without all the pages of tedium / filler. Now that's how I like to read, gets to the meat of the story , kept my interest and quite enjoyable with twists .

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Eil_1
Apr 09, 2013

It was a good little mystery. Fast-moving and gets to the point without pages of filler.

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vwruleschick
Nov 21, 2011

It was a good afternoon read, definitely curl up on your couch and get a cup of tea or coffee to ensure you enjoy this murder mystery. Starts off in Ottawa, then you are taken back to a small town in Minnesota where Maja grew up and has stayed away for 5-6 years due to her history with her father. She reconnects with her brother, his wife and son, while meeting up with some old school friends. Some people are not who they seem and the story turns like tires hitting black ice. Not sure exactly what is coming next, but know that the murder is out there lurking.

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robinpollock
Mar 16, 2011

The book was very well written. There were a couple of typically Canadian items purchased in the the United States.

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