In the Bleak Midwinter

In the Bleak Midwinter

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Clare Fergusson, St Alban's new priest, fits like a square peg in the conservative Episcopal parish at Millers Kill, New York. She is not just a "lady", she's a tough ex-Army chopper pilot, and nobody's fool. Then a newborn infant left at the church door brings her together with the town's police chief, Russ Van Alstyne, who's also ex-Army and a cynical good shepherd for the stray sheep of his hometown. Their search for the baby's mother quickly leads them into the secrets that shadow Millers Kill like the everpresent Adirondacks. What they discover is a world of trouble, an attraction to each other - and murder...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 106 x 171 x 25.65mm | 181g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0312986769
  • 9780312986766
  • 228,744

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Heavy Snow...Icy Desires...Cold-Blooded MurderClare Fergusson, St. Alban's new priest, fits like a square peg in the conservative Episcopal parish at Miller's Kill, New York. She is not just a "lady," she's a tough ex Army chopper pilot, and nobody's fool. Then a newborn infant left at the church door brings her together with the town's police chief, Russ Van Alstyne, who's also ex-Army and a cynical good shepherd for the stray sheep of his hometown. Their search for the baby's mother quickly leads them into the secrets that shadow Miller's Kill like the ever-present Adirondacks. What they discover is a world of trouble, an attraction to each other-and murder... "Superb!"
-"Library Journal""Terrific action scenes...what really distinguishes" In the Bleak Midwinter," however, is the author's skillful portrayal of her protagonist's inner conflict."
"-Washington Post Book World""A riveting page-turner from start to finish."
-"Publishers Weekly" (starred review)
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About Julia Spencer-Fleming

Julia Spencer-Fleming was born at the Plattsburgh Air Force Base and spent most of her childhood on the move as an Army brat. She lives in a 180-year-old farmhouse outside of Portland, Maine, with her husband, three children, and beloved big dog.
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13,962 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 28% (3,951)
4 43% (5,966)
3 22% (3,105)
2 5% (648)
1 2% (292)
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