While out kayaking, Paul Osborne discovers the grisly remains of a woman -- whose shoulders bear mysterious bite marks. And just as Lew begins her investigation, another body turns up . . . The second victim was a successful businesswoman from Kansas City, and the evidence indicates she was in Loon Lake for a rendevous with an ex-lover -- a con man who had tried to get his...more
This book was a little more predictable than the first two books - but it introduced more characters and I got a sense that Victoria Houston was building a little background for further adventures (aka - books) so it's understandable. This one again features Chief of Police Lew Ferris, retired dentist Paul Osbourne and his fishing friend and good neighbor Ray. It also introduces Gina - an investigative reporter - who I can see adding a lot ...more
The situation he relates to Lew Ferris is a grisly one: a young woman is half-nude and tangled upside down in a hedge, having apparently been tossed ...more
In this book, Ray has a teenager dropped on him that he is told is his son.
Gina is a journalist who came north to find the man she is convinced has killed her friend. She falls fast and hard for the area, and possibly for Ray. She purchases a run down cottage on Loon Lake ...more
Everytime I want a relaxing and enjoyable mystery, I read one of these. I know that the mystery will be good, but also that the small town ...more