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ISBN 13: 9780062351548
Eric Rickstad is a bestselling American author that writes crime thrillers. Eric Rickstad went hunting for deer one weekend. When he got back and was asked if he got anything, he told everyone he shot a skier. Eric was joking. His friends, who know him rather well, knew he was joking.
This website will display the millions of books available to order from us online. It does not necessarily represent the current inventory at our physical store. If you'd like to know if a particular title is on hand at our store, please call us. Thank you! Frank Rath thought he was done with murder when he turned in his detective's badge to become a private investigator and raise a daughter alone. Then the police in his remote rural community of Canaan find an '89 Monte Carlo abandoned by the side of the road, and the beautiful teenage girl who owned the car seems to have disappeared without a trace. Soon Rath's investigation brings him face-to-face with the darkest abominations of the human soul.
This is the first book I have read by this author. I can guarantee that it will not be the last book I read by Mr. This book really can be read as a standalone novel. Yet, if you are like me and have not read the first book, The Silent Girls, you will be picking up a copy afterwards. Instantly, the intensity was cranked up and it only got better the further I got into the story. The dynamics between Rath and Preacher was very personal. This up'd the ante as Preacher knew how to push Rath's buttons.
In fact, the premise of this striking book may tempt a reader to "set himself a-Googlin' on the mighty Internet," as a character in "Canaan's Tongue" would never put it, to track what's known of Murrell's life and crimes. To Wray's credit, this impulse subsides as soon as we enter the brutal world of Thaddeus Morelle and his gang. In Wray's novel, he is Virgil Ball, a young "rationalist" with an ugly blind eye who chances upon a camp meeting in near Natchez, where "a delicate, sallow-faced, limp-haired dwarf" preaches to a mesmerized congregation. The dwarf is Thaddeus Morelle, and while the crowd ponders his menacing sermon, his men are stealing all the horses. Later, when Virgil meets the preacher in a rustic bar, Morelle explains the workings of the con: "The teachings of Descartes are well and good for the old country -; but here they just don't churn the butter. This nation was founded on belief -- credulity pure and simple. Without an understanding of belief -- without a sympathy for it, a talent for it -- you will never make your penny.
The population was 19, according to the census. S; in it had the highest median family income in the country and was listed at 1 on CNN's list of "top-earning towns" in the United States. About an hour's train ride from Manhattan, the town is considered part of Connecticut's Gold Coast. New Canaan is known for its wide range of architecture, as well as vast public parks such as Waveny Park , and a signature town center with classic boutiques. Residents carol on Church Hill every Christmas Eve, a town tradition since