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A Tangled Web (Sgt. Windflower Mystery #6

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3.97  ·  Rating details ·  32 ratings  ·  24 reviews
Life is good for Sgt. Windflower in Grand Bank, Newfoundland. But something’s missing from the Mountie’s life. Actually, a lot of things go missing, including a little girl and supplies from the new factory. It’s Windflower’s job to unravel the tangled web of murder, deceit and an accidental kidnapping that threatens to engulf this sleepy little town and destroy those clos ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 338 pages
Published October 1st 2017 by Booklocker
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James Fisher
Nov 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
The Sgt. Windflower Mystery series is a series of cozy mysteries set in the small Newfoundland town of Grand Bank where Sgt. Winston Windflower is the top cop in the RCMP detachment there. The latest instalment in the series, A Tangled Web (2017, Baico Publishing), has just been released.

It begins innocuously enough:

“Life doesn’t get much better than this,” said Winston Windflower. The Mountie looked over at his collie, Lady, who wagged her tail at the sound of his voice. If dogs could smile, sh
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Elaine Tomasso
Dec 20, 2017 rated it liked it
I would like to thank Netgalley and BookBuzz.net for a review copy of A Tangled Web, a police procedural set in Newfoundland featuring RCMP Sergeant Winston Windflower.

Windflower jumps into action when Molly Quinlan reports her five year old daughter, Sarah, missing. He organises searches and issues an amber alert but as time goes on and they don't find her he has to assume that she has been taken. From this simple beginning Mr Martin spins the eponymous tangled web with some very unexpected twi
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Harold Walters
Oct 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
...the continuing story of Sgt. Winston Windflower of the RCMP.

Gotta love Wince, b'ys!
Karen
Oct 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the best Windflower mystery so far. One of those books where you think it's about wrapped up halfway through and then it does become a tangled web!
books are love
Mar 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Really enjoyed this. I liked how all the threads on the web came together and we saw the whole picture at the end and not anytime sooner. This kept us on our toes but also interested in the story and what was going on.

This is my first time reading this series and I am now wanting to go back and read the five before this. The story has several mysteries occuring that are all tied together in one fashion or another. What starts the book is a little girl missing and this blows into so much more. We
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Janice Spina
Feb 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A Tangled Web is another well-written mystery with a cozy touch and down-home feel of Newfoundland. Mike Martin has created, once again, an interesting storyline with well-developed characters some of which are in the whole series. The dialogue has an easy flow to it while the story includes twists and turns with side stories going on.

Being from Newfoundland previously, the author provides a tangible feel of the area, for the reader, of the weather conditions, food and dialect. The author descr
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Lee
Dec 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is a good mystery. I like the main character Sgt. Windflower. He is different in that he has dreams that help him figure out some things. But he also is an efficient detective and good in leading and showing character in what he does. I enjoyed the story as it unfolded, and it's sweet that his wife is pregnant. There were some suspenseful moments when people are murdered and some shot, but the best was when the little girl was kidnapped and all of that was going on. It makes for a interesti ...more
Annarella
Dec 31, 2017 rated it really liked it
A good mystery with a solid plot and pinch of paranormal.
I liked the description of the policing work as well as the paranormal side with the prophetic dreams and the ancient ways learned by family.
Recommended for those who love a good solid thriller.
Isis Ray-sisco
Dec 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book is interesting and kept me reading from start to finish. I would like to read the other books in this series. I have not read this author before but I will be looking for more of his books. There were interesting characters and a good blend of mystery and thrilling details throughout the pages. It was also interesting to see everything play out and the details come together. There is a touch of paranormal within the pages as well. I enjoyed reading A Tangled Web and would recommend it ...more
Joyce Rawlins
Nov 27, 2017 rated it liked it
Sarah Quinlan, 8 years old, wanders from her backyard to a nearby truck stop. Solly Flynn kills a man in the same truck stop. He jumps into his truck and takes off, not aware that Sarah is in the back of his truck. Miles later, he finds her and doesn’t know what to do with her. He doesn’t want the police on his trail. Meanwhile, back in Grand Bank, Canada, inventory is noted missing from their deliveries. The questions about whether Solly is involved and Sarah gets home safely are dealt with in ...more
Joyce
Oct 11, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 stars

Sergeant Winston Windflower is stationed in Grand Bank, Newfoundland. He is a First Nations member of the Cree tribe. Mrs. Molly Quinlan pulls up in front of the RCMP detachment sobbing that her almost six-year old daughter Sarah is missing.

The reader finds out what happened to Sarah. The little girl goes on an accidental and frightening journey. Meanwhile, Sergeant Windflower and his colleagues and neighbors comb the Grand Bank area for any sign of little Sarah.

A man is found murdered i
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Susan
Oct 14, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: netgalley
Sgt. Windflower in Grand Bank, Newfoundland day does not start well when a 6 year girl is reported missing, meanwhile a man is murdered at a restuarant in Goobies, not too far away. But more is happening in Grand Bank.
A pleasant mystery, interesting enough for me to read to the end but I am not sure whether I want to go back and start the series.
A NetGalley Book
Denise Zendel
Oct 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A little girl out to play wanders away from her home and into the back of a truck driven by a man on the run from a murder charge – the murder of a man with a lot of connections, connections that would make anyone want to run. Sgt. Winston Windflower, Cree Mountie in Grandbank, Newfoundland, catches the lost girl call when it comes into the station, not knowing the outcome will have life-changing implications for everyone involved.

This series has much to recommend it. The plots are always topica
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Stacie
Mar 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviews
A Tangled Web is an intriguing mystery that finds Sergeant Windflower facing a child abduction full of so many twists and turns it will leave readers reeling.

When little Molly goes missing Windflower acts quickly, leaving no stone unturned, but each passing hour leads him to the fear for the worst. Just when all hope seems lost Molly turns up miles from home. Now, Windflower is saddled with the responsibility of figuring out what really happened to the girl. The dead body at truck stop only comp
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Melanie Adkins
Apr 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
Winston Windflower is on a new case. There is a local girl missing. Everyone in town is searching for this girl. They can't imagine where she's gone to. With help from his Cree ancestry, Winston will have to make sense of this mess. His wife is right by his side. They'll figure it out. They have to. A little girl's life depends on it.

Well written and like-able characters make this a great story. I felt drawn in and part of this story. Mr. Martin is terrific at storytelling. He moves you throug
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Brian Williams
Feb 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
I liked this book a lot. Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for a copy to review.

Author Mike Martin has assembled a cast of interesting characters, put them in a remote Newfoundland village, and presented them with a fair measure criminal and meteorological activity to deal with. There's a child abduction, a cold-blooded murder, domestic violence and a theft ring, The action is non-stop, right up to the satisfying conclusion, when all the loose ends are tied up.

RCMP Sergeant Winston Windflowe
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Grace Koshida
May 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
RCMP Sergeant Winston Windflower works in the small community of Grand Bank, Newfoundland. When 6-year old Sarah Quinlan goes missing, the local search turns nothing. Sarah has gone on an accidental and frightening journey in the back of a transport truck being driven by career criminal Solomon Flynn. A nosy trucker gets in Flynn's way and is dispatched and Flynn still has to decide what to do with Sarah. Meanwhile, Windflower has to deal with the dynamics of a new officer joining his team, as w ...more
Ashley Dawn
Mar 27, 2018 rated it liked it
This is a good story with a lot going on. I love how competent Windflower is in his investigations. He may not feel like he is making progress but he pushes forward anyway, determined. I enjoyed how realistic the story was to the setting as well. Windflower jumped in with both feet to find a missing child, but that isn't the only thing on his plate.

This is apparently several into a series but I didn't find it difficult to pick up and read in the least. There is quite a bit going on, stories affe
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Crafty Gardener
Oct 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mike-martin
This is the sixth book in the Sgt Windflower series, set in Newfoundland.

At the end of the last book Winston married Sheila and this book continues on with their life in Grand Bank.  The story starts out with a little girl going missing.  She was a curious little girl and ended up exploring inside a transport truck, which closed up and started its journey without realizing it had precious cargo inside.  The RCMP are called in to investigate the disappearance.  Things quickly turn worse ... a mur
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Cecile Sune
Oct 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
In the sixth book in the Sgt. Windflower Mystery series, a little girl disappears in Grand Bank, Newfoundland, and supplies go missing in a local solar panel factory. It is up to the RCMP officer to solve the cases, while at the same time dealing with dissent in his detachment and figuring out new developments in his personal life. “A Tangled Web” is actually my favourite book of the series, maybe because I have a daughter myself, and I felt sad for the mother of the missing girl. I also enjoyed ...more
Cheryl
Oct 08, 2017 rated it really liked it
Settling down with a Sgt. Windflower mystery is like pulling on your favourite cosy pyjamas and fluffy slippers. The kind-hearted Mountie is always in the midst of the action but his stable homelife with wife and mum-to-be Sheila, his love of good food, fine scotch and quoting Shakespeare that he shares with his friends and the sedate pace of life in Newfoundland always keep him (and through him, his readers) in a bubble of serenity and well-being.

full review on my blog : https://madhousefamilyr
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Melissa
Jun 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: arcs
This is a new series for me. I could tell I was missing some back story by starting with #6, but it didn’t seem to matter. It is a light mystery. It could have used some closer editing but was enjoyable nonetheless. The location and characters make this series special. Thanks to NetGalley for the ARC.
Janet
Oct 10, 2017 rated it did not like it
Murder, the Mafia, a missing girl ... sounds promising, right?
It wasn't for me.
I got a copy of this book to read from NetGalley - thank you for the opportunity to read this book but it wasn't my cuppa.
M.
Feb 28, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: good-reads
A good mystery in a great setting. I look forward to reading more in the series.
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