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On the Head of a Pin: A Thaddeus Lewis Mystery

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Thaddeus Lewis, an itinerant "saddlebag" preacher still mourns the mysterious death of his daughter Sarah as he rides to his new posting in Prince Edward County. When a girl in Demorestville dies in a similar way, he realizes that the circumstances point to murder. But in the turmoil following the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion he can get no one to listen. Convinced there is a s ...more
Paperback, 348 pages
Published November 2nd 2009 by Dundurn (first published January 1st 2009)
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It's not great literature, but I enjoyed the description of early 19th century Methodism in Upper Canada, included the differences between the British and American Methodists. The plot was engaging. This is the first in a series, so I'm guessing subsequent titles in the series will improve.
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The first in a series, an intriguing historical mystery set in Prince Edward County at the time of the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion starring "saddlebag" Methodist preacher Thaddue Lewis.
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I love the cover! Now I just need time to get past the cover.
Another excellent book. Easy to read. Goes great with coffee!
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Janet Kellough is an author and performance storyteller who has an abiding interest in bringing Canadian history to life. As well as the Thaddeus Lewis series of historical mysteries with Dundurn Press, she has self-published three books, recorded two CD's and written and performed in countless stage works and concerts that feature a fusion of music and spoken word.
She currently lives in Prince Ed
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