Sticks & Stones (Rachael Flynn #2)
Critically acclaimed author Susan Meissner?s Rachael Flynn mystery series started with the popular Widows and Orphans. In the second serving of intrigue, Sticks and Stones, lawyer Rachael Flynn receives an unsigned, heart-stopping letter:
They?re going to find a body at the Prairie Bluff construction site. He deserved what he got, but it wasn?t supposed to happen. It was...more
"They're going to find a body at the River Terrace construction site. He deserved what he got, but it wasn't supposed to happen. It was an accident."
"Lawyer Rachael Flynn has only been at her new job in the Ramsey County attorney's office for four months when she receives an unsigned letter with the startling message.
Two days later the predicted body is found, but to everyone's astonishment, the remains have been buried for at least 20 years. When the body is identified as that o ...more
In any event, the plot itself is interesting: A cold case of about 20 years ago. Rachael received a letter regarding a body t ...more
Basically, this is a story about bullying gone amuck, It is #2 in a series, and I wish I had read #1 first as it left me in the dark on some of the characters that I think I should have known more about.
Meissner is a Christian author and so there are some spiritual promptings that are simply accepted as a part of crime solving that I think are not necessa ...more
The characters retained their usual depth and interesting personalities. I ...more
This was a good read and I plan to read her others.
Rachel is a lawyer and she has a gift of being able to use her intuition to solve mysteries. A body is found and the body is identified as a teen that went missing over 20 years ago. Turns out he was the neighborhood bully and there were plenty of suspects.
I enjoyed the story and how Rachel used her gift to find out the truth even after many tried to cover things up.
Her first writings are a laughable collection of oddly worded poems and predictable stories she wrote when she was eight.
She attended Point Loma College in San Diego, and married her husband, Bob, who is now an associate pastor and a chaplain in the Air Force Reserves, in 1980. When sh ...more