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Death in the Family - (A Shana Merchant Novel) by Tessa Wegert (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 320

Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres

Sub-Genre: Mystery & Detective

Series Title: A Shana Merchant Novel

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Berkley Books

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: Traditional

Author: Tessa Wegert

Language: English

Street Date: February 18, 2020
TCIN: 79132613
UPC: 9780593097892
Item Number (DPCI): 247-11-6877
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Death in the Family is a terrific suspense novel in the classic, Agatha Christie tradition. With a masterful hand, Tessa Wegert combines slices of serial-killer thriller with a locked-room mystery to guide her readers through an atmospheric and riveting story full of fascinating characters and complex relationships...Simultaneously claustrophobic and hauntingly beautiful. Wegert offers an intense read that will grab your attention and not let go, even after the last page is turned.--Christine Carbo, bestselling author of A Sharp Solitude

Intricate plotting and a razor-sharp narration keep the pages turning in this up-all-night murder mystery. Menacing and atmospheric, Death in the Family will have you on the edge of your seat rooting for Detective Shana Merchant to uncover the truth and triumph over the scars of her own dark past. A tense, riveting read! --Wendy Walker, USA Today bestselling author of The Night Before

"A deliciously complicated locked-room mystery that would make Agatha Christie proud. Add a savvy sleuth battling her own demons and the result is an up-to-date and thrilling ride. Death in the Family definitely deserves a place on your must-read list." -Margaret Coel, New York Times bestselling author of Winter's Child

"Tessa Wegert's Death in the Family assembles delicious ingredients--isolation, a ticking clock, family secrets--and creates a mystery at once familiar and distinctly her own. Bloody good comfort food."--Andrew Pyper, bestselling author of The Homecoming and The Demonologist

Death In The Family is an ominous, compelling take on the locked-room mystery, teeming with old secrets, twisty motives, and a prickly, damaged detective determined to prove herself. Tessa Wegert expertly ratchets up the tension, turning an idyllic island claustrophobic as the characters' tangled pasts unravel and the killer closes in. Compulsively readable and utterly satisfying, with an ending that will leave you desperate for Shana's next case.-Erica O'Rourke, author Dissonance and Time of Death as Lucy Kerr

"This locked-room thriller has all of the requisite tangled motives and deductive crime-solving, along with a riveting introduction to edgy survivor Shana and Tim, her steady, easygoing foil."--Booklist

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