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Old Silver (Michael Tanner Mystery #3)

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A hundred year old letter and a brass plate from a ship called the Amador send Michael Tanner and Mary Whitney racing on a perilous journey to investigate a old crime that could bring down a rich and powerful family.
Hardcover, 280 pages
Published February 1st 2005 by Top Publications
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Beverly Rowe
Jul 27, 2008 Beverly Rowe rated it it was amazing
Michael Tanner and Mary Whitney are vacationing in Lake Superior in Northern Wisconsin, when Mary surfaces from a dive with a brass plate from a ship called the Amador. This artifact from the 100 year old shipwreck whets their appetite for more. They get more than they bargained for in dark secrets and danger.
An employee of the Minnesota Historical Society, Ethel Jandrice is murdered after she filches an ancient letter about the cargo of the Amador to show her boyfriend, who is a descendent o
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Carl Brookins
Jul 12, 2008 Carl Brookins added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Once again in northern Wisconsin, Tanner and Mary Whitney are vacationing in the Apostle Islands when Mary makes an important and ominous discovery. An artifact linked to a mysterious lake freighter is discovered miles from where the ship sank in a horrific storm in 1915. The ship and its mysterious cargo have never been found. When the artifact is stolen and Mary and Tanner are threatened, they set out on a perilous journey that takes them from historic Chicago to modern Duluth, Minnesota, to ...more
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Mar 10, 2008 Karen Syed rated it really liked it
Recommended to Karen by: the author, the old charmer!
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Brookins has a flair for taking readers into the thick of things. The old deceptions, bad blood, and fresh wounds of "Old Silver" make for an outstanding romp of an adventure. The unique story blends well with the dark intrigue and lets the reader experience the best of both. Who doesn't wonder at the thought of lost treasure and dream of one day finding it? Exceptional characters pull you along through the story, right to the very end!
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Before I became a mystery writer and reviewer, I was a television program producer, a counselor and faculty member at Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul and a mystery fiction reviewer for the Saint Paul Pioneer Press and Mystery Scene Magazine. I'm an avid recreational sailor (hence my sailing series and a member of Sisters in Crime, and Private Eye Writers of America, as well as MWA. You ...more
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