Island Murders (A Carroll Davenport Mystery)

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9780977003303: Island Murders (A Carroll Davenport Mystery)

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, NC

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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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