The Fall of the House of Spade

The Fall of the House of Spade

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In 1913, several brutal murders occurred in the small town of Canton, Kentucky. Quentin Spade, the scion of a wealthy family-intellectual, respected. artistic, reserved, -was accused of being a psychotic killer-but was he? In the early Twenty-First Century, Tiffany Gray, a college student, becomes obsessed with the century old murders and attempts to discover what really happened. The Fall of the House of Spade is a fast-paced novel which moves back and forth from past to present. It presents a story of greed, hatred, political treachery, vengeance, violence, and love, set against the decline of Canton as a center of riverboat trade and wealth. "Kenneth Tucker has woven a haunting story whose characters linger beyond a final page of history or text." Katherine C. Kurk, Kentucky Philological Review "Tucker tells a fascinating story of these evil doers... It's an interesting part of our history..." Jesse Stuart Foundation. "Tucker effectively uses dialogue and and clear, graphic details to bring to light a sad chapter in Kentucky's history." Steve FlairtyKentucky Monthly

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 385.55g
  • Bloomington INUnited States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1434328147
  • 9781434328144

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