Memories Are Murder: A Belle Palmer Mystery
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Memories Are Murder: A Belle Palmer Mystery (Belle Palmer #5)

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Belle Palmers old high-school boyfriend rents a property on her road. Zoologist Gary Myers is studying the behaviour of elk in the wilderness., but soon he is found drowned. Did he fall and hit his head, or did a more sinister event occur? Meanwhile, someone has broken into his cottage, taking a camera and laptop. A clipping about poisoning on reserves leads Belle to visit...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Napoleon and Co
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Memories are Murder is the fifth book in Lou Allin's Belle Palmer Mystery series. Belle Palmer is a realtor in Sudbury, Ontario, the Nickel Capital. So, it only makes sense that Gary Myers would call on Belle when he comes to town looking to rent a house while he studies the behavior of elk in the wilds of Ontario. The clincher, though, is the fact that Gary also happens to be Belle's former high school boyfriend.

In addition to the appearance of Gary, Belle's partner Miriam is called away to car...more
Jessica Simon
A light, suspenseful read with careful attention to the small details.

Rather than portray Sudbury as the North, author Lou Allin portrays the region as it is - one darn tough piece of rock. Her portrayal of murder on the Cambrian Shield does justice to northern Ontario.

I especially enjoyed Allin's effort to find the "other" simile. How refreshing to hear the hypothermic's teeth chatter like a woodpecker drilling for pine bettles, rather than those tired castanets.

I'll read and recommend.

Cidney Walter
Lou Allin is a great author! She packs a lot of interesting information into a good mystery to make a really enjoyable reading experience.
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Lou sings two anthems, born in Toronto, Canada, but raised in Ohio. Her father followed the film business to Cleveland in 1948. His profession explains her passion for classic films and debt to Ted Turner.
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