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First Murder in Advent

(Elizabeth Pepperhawk & Avivah Rosen Mystery #2)

3.69  ·  Rating details ·  16 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Hardcover, 323 pages
Published October 31st 2006 by Five Star (ME) (first published October 30th 2006)
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Apr 20, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I have read thousands of mysteries and usually have a good idea of "who dunnit." Really love it when I'm wrong and this one surprised me. This is the third in a wonderful series about returning veterans of the Vietnam War. The characters are complex and have a great chemistry. Looking forward to the next one and hope there will be more. ...more
Apr 11, 2021 rated it really liked it
A one-year-later followup to the first mystery in the series: Some Welcome Home, which saw Captain Elizabeth Pepperhawk returning from a year as an Army nurse in Vietnam, where the war is still going on. In this one we have her friend Avivah Rosen, a military police captain, recently returned from a year's duty in Vietnam, which she had requested, feeling that she really should serve there. Now she is regretting that request and that service, which has left her with severe PTSD. A friend of hers ...more
Dec 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I was in the edge of my seat and gobsmacked when the murderer was revealed. The motive was perfect. Well done.
Nov 29, 2008 rated it really liked it
I really enjoy the characters in this series, and it is why I will keep reading them.

The frustrating problem is that there are an incredible number of typos in the book -- and at the cost of a Five Star publication ....

Nonetheless, I am in the process of getting the third in the series now.
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Sharon is The Calgary Mystery Lady. Originally from the southern United States, she came to Canada a long time ago. As a child, she read adventure stories, science fiction, and mysteries, and knew more about bush pilots than she did about social graces. It took her a while to realize that the guys always got the best adventures and the best lines, a situation she set out to remedy by making up her ...more

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