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"With its evocative Dublin setting, lyrical prose, tough but sympathetic heroine, and a killer twist in the plot, Sarah Stewart Taylor's The Mountains Wild should top everyone's must-read lists this year!" -- New York Times bestselling author Deborah Crombie

In a series debut for fans of Tana French and Kate Atkinson, set in Dublin and New York, homicide detective Maggie
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Hardcover, 416 pages
Expected publication: June 23rd 2020 by Minotaur Books
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Lisa
Dec 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Atmospheric and lyrical, THE MOUNTAINS WILD is that rare thing -- a riveting thriller with a beating heart. In this beautifully wrought portrait of love and family, secrets and lies, Sarah Stewart Taylor dives deep into character, all the while ratcheting up the suspense, page by gripping page, through to the stunning end.
Candace
Nov 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
After finishing "The Mountains Wild" I rushed to see what else Sarah Stewart Taylor had written. I see her other books are characterized as "cozies." This is surprising. This novel is no cozy but is a tight psychological thriller with depth and an ending that will floor you.

After nearly twenty years, Long Island detective Maggie D'Arcy gets a call saying that there is a development in the disappearance of her cousin Erin. who vanished during a visit to Ireland.

She drops everything--this is a
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Sage
Dec 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was truly amazing — I was going to go to bed early today but I just HAD to finish it!! So many twists and turns, and so many times when I thought I knew where the plot was going and who the bad guy was only to completely have the rug pulled from out under me! This book made me say HOLY SHIT out loud multiple times. I am so excited that this is going to be a series!

Maggie D’Arcy is a fantastic badass protagonist and I love the way her mind works. I am not normally drawn to mysteries,
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Sarah Stewart Taylor grew up on Long Island and was educated at Middlebury College and Trinity College, Dublin, where she studied Irish Literature. She lives with her husband and three children on a farm in Vermont where they raise sheep and blueberries.

Sarah is the author of the Sweeney St. George mystery series, about an art historian who studies funerary art — the art of death — from Minotaur
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