Figure Eight Island is not what you’d call a sleepy little hamlet. Home to million-dollar houses and wealth, the island near Wilmington, North Carolina is the place to live and vacation for the South’s privileged class.
Contractor Carroll Davenport doesn’t party with the jet-setters; she builds houses for them. But when an arsonist destroys a house she’s building and her job supervisor is found buried under ten feet of topsoil, Carroll is drawn into a world of drug smuggling, corruption and murder. It’s enough to wreck her day.
The challenging task of keeping Carroll safe becomes perilous when a rogue cop pegs her as the murderer. Under the protective eye of Sheriff Stan Council and with the help of a not-unattractive off-duty FBI agent, Carroll struggles to clear her name—but what she doesn’t know could get her and everyone she loves killed.
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Wanda Canada has been a writer, real estate broker, old house renovator, lobbyist, political candidate, full-time volunteer, and mother of three. She lives with her husband on the Intracoastal Waterway near Wilmington, NCReview:
Island Murders hits the ground running and never looks back. It’s a great beach—or winter’s night—read! -- Katy Munger, Bad to the Bone, Money to Burn
Wanda Canada’s debut mystery novel kept me turning the pages. More, please! -- Margaret Maron, Uncommon Clay, Bootlegger’s Daughter
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Book Description Edgewater Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110977003302
Book Description Edgewater Press. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0977003302 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1502368
Book Description Edgewater Press, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. ZZZ. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0977003302