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An Altar By The River (Winnebago County Mystery #3)

4.5 of 5 stars 4.50  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  7 reviews
ebook, 278 pages
Published December 8th 2010 by Smashwords Edition (first published August 13th 2010)
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Convincing police dialog, scary murder scenes, a likeable and skillful female protagonist and a pleasing cast of coworkers and friends characterize Christine Huson’s Winnebago County mysteries—I just wish there were more of them. An Altar by the River is third in the series and, like the others, gives readers intriguing glimpses into evil-doers’ minds while following Sergeant Corinne Aleckson's investigation. A young man has threatened to kill himself and Corky hopes to save him. The fact that h
Pam Leffler
In the last suspenseful book of the Winnebago County Mystery Thriller series by Christine Husom, AN ALTAR BY THE RIVER will send chills down your spine. Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department receives a tip off that a man is on his way into town to sacrifice himself. Sergeant Corky Aleckson responds to the call and starts an investigation that leads her into the one of the darkest and most sinister cases she’s ever experienced. Not only is the department responsible for finding the man before it’ ...more
Michele Tater
Book Title: An Altar By The River
Author: Christine Husom
Publisher: Second Wind Publishing
ISBN: 9781935171331
Reviewed by Michele Tater for Review The Book

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.” ~Buddha

When Gregory Trippen make a pleading call to the Winnebago County Sheriff's Department about his missing brother, its sets in motion a ball of evil. Gregory's brother Jeffery is on his way to t
Georgiann Hennelly
I was given a copy for free in exchange for an honest review. An Altar by the River is the third book in the series. This is a more haunting darker tale. It involves Satanic cults. The story gives you a look into evil- peoples minds while following Sgt Alecksons investigation. A young man has threatened to kill himself and Corky hopes to save him. The fact that he wants to do it on Satan's Altar leads us into the Dark forces of the occult. A darker more haunting read than the first two books. If ...more
Sherrie Hansen
Chris' third book kept me riveted to my seat just like the first two. The unique combination of folksy, small town happenings, romance, mystery and suspense in the Winnebago County books are perfect for my tastes. The characters are appealing, the mysteries are compelling, and the endings, very satisfying. I highly recommend all three of Chris' books.
This is a very scary, engaging, regional suspense novel. What I learned about certain kinds of cults was priceless. The protagonist is a charmer, as are members of her posse.
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Christine Husom is the Minnesota author of the mystery thrillers, Murder in Winnebago County and Buried in Wolf Lake, the first two books in the Winnebago County series. She holds an undergraduate degree from Concordia University in St. Paul, a law enforcement certificate from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, and served with the Wright County Sheriffs Department.
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Other Books in the Series

Winnebago County Mystery (5 books)
  • Murder in Winnebago County
  • Buried in Wolf Lake
  • The Noding Field Mystery
  • A Death in Lionel's Woods (Winnebago County Mystery #5)

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