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Blackwater Spirits (Glynis Tryon #3)

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With her series of books that feature the spirited librarian Glynis Tryon, Miriam Grace Monfredo takes her readers into the life of the small town of Seneca Falls, New York, a microcosm of mid-nineteenth-century America. Seneca Falls Inheritance illuminates the birth of the struggle for the rights of women; in North Star Conspiracy, Glynis is involved in the turbulence res ...more
Paperback, 351 pages
Published June 1st 1996 by Berkley (first published February 1995)
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Lynn Demsky
“Spiritualism,Temperance, and Medicine are involved in this mystery set Seneca Falls, New York in 1857. As librarian Glynis Tryon attempts to save a Native American from hanging for murder, a dark, decade-old secret emerges as more deaths are uncovered.”

This is a good series to read! I really enjoy how the author puts the story into the historical facts and works around them with a great cast of characters, great plot and just plain interesting read! At the end of the story I really like how she
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Anastasia
Another tension-filled Glynis Tryon read. I want more Jacques Sundown!
Eunira
An excess of Native American lore and romantic complications blunt the impact of Monfredo's third historical mystery featuring Glynis Tryon, librarian in Seneca Falls, N.Y., in the mid-18th century. Glynis and the newly arrived doctor, a young Jewish woman from New York City, overhear a farmer voice fears for his life to Constable Cullen Stuart. Soon the farmer is fatally poisoned, and Cullen enlists Glynis's aid in talking to the farmer's angry widow, who suggests her husband's murder will be f ...more
Elizabeth
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Roberta
Third in a series of light murder mysteries, set during the 1848 Woman’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, NY. The main character is a small-town librarian, Glynis Tryon. In this book Jacques Sundown, the half-Iroquois deputy, is accused of murder, and his trial shines a spotlight on the fear and prejudice of Native Americans. The main characters are fictional but the setting, the sexism and racism of the 19th century are real. I enjoyed this book and intend to search out the rest in the series ...more
Una Tiers
Another great mystery with twists and turns. The history reminds us of the absurd treatment of women. The passion Glynis has for Cullen and Jacques continues to simmer and makes me wonder if the protagonist has time for love.
Nell
The wolf is a bit over the top, but otherwise a solid series. Will be passing through New York state soon. The road signs will call the locations and characters to mind.
Kimberly
Extremely well-written and fascinating historical novel. Concise and interesting characters.
Susan
I love all Miriam Grace Monfredo books; after all Glynis Tryon is a librarian!
Paula
Interesting mystery based in Genesee Valley area.
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Miriam Grace Monfredo, a former librarian and a historian, lives in Rochester, New York. This is the seventh Seneca Falls Mystery. A previous Seneca Falls Mystery, The Stalking-Horse, was chosen by the Voice of Youth Advocacy as one of 1998's best adult mysteries for young adults and received a "best" review in Library Journal's young adult section.
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Other Books in the Series

Glynis Tryon (6 books)
  • Seneca Falls Inheritance (Glynis Tryon, #1)
  • North Star Conspiracy (Glynis Tryon, #2)
  • Through a Gold Eagle (Glynis Tryon, #4)
  • The Stalking-Horse (Glynis Tryon, #5)
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Seneca Falls Inheritance (Glynis Tryon, #1) North Star Conspiracy (Glynis Tryon, #2) Through a Gold Eagle (Glynis Tryon, #4) The Stalking-Horse (Glynis Tryon, #5) Must the Maiden Die (Glynis Tryon, #6)

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