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True-crime writer Harrison Weaver says: “I returned to North Carolina’s Outer Banks seeking peace and quiet. I was tired of writing about scumbags. I wanted to walk along the beaches, loaf a bit, and fish and maybe eat at some of my favorite restaurants from years ago. Murder was the last thing I wanted to think about. It was not on the agenda. In that I was wrong. Dead wrong.”

 

“Joseph Terrell knows the Outer Banks—its geography, its quirks, its people and their foibles. Well conceived and well written, TIDE OF DARKNESS is a smart, savvy combination of who-done-it and police procedural. A welcome new entry to the Southern mystery tradition.”
—Kathryn R. Wall, author, the Bay Tanner mysteries

 

Not Our Kind Of KillingWhen Mary Ann Little returns to the Tracks Community Theater for the first time since her husband’s untimely onstage death, she is horrified to discover the body of young Sarah Atkins backstage. Mary Ann is convinced that Sarah’s death was no accident, but everyone, including the chief of police, seems reluctant to discuss the possibility that someone in small-town Camford Courthouse is a killer…

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Dead Right ReturningAn early morning boater is horrified to find the slain body of a young man tied by his wrists to the ladder on one of the permanent channel markers leading to the Manteo Waterfront.

This discovery launches a multi-pronged investigation into a network of drug dealings that leaves more bodies in the heretofore peaceful pre-Christmas December days at North Carolina’s Outer Banks…


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Undertow of VengenceFollowing a lead from a reporter, crime writer Harrison Weaver finds a man and woman executed in the Outer Banks’ Nags Head Woods, their wrists tied to one another. This bizarre slaying, however, is only the start of other killings that draw Weaver and SBI Agent Ballsford Twiddy into an investigation that proves as frustrating as it is deadly, and involves a puzzling connection to a very unlikely place…

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