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Haunted by mystery. Haunted by music. Haunted by murder....

A grisly discovery is made deep in an Irish peat bog — the perfectly preserved severed head of a red-haired young woman. Has she been buried for decades, centuries, or longer? Who is she and why was she killed? American pathologist Nora Gavin and archaeologist Cormac Maguire are called in to investigate, only to find that the girl's violent death may have shocking ties to the present — including the disappearance of a local landowner's wife and son. Aided by a homicide detective who refuses to let the missing be forgotten, Nora and Cormac slowly uncover a dark history of secrets, betrayal, and death in which the shocking revelations of the past may lead to murder in the future....

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The "full-figured" private detective is back with a vengeance. It's Valentine's Day and Savannah turns her voracious appetite toward a case that hits very close to the heart.

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Farmers cutting turf from a peat bog in Ireland unearth a perfectly preservedsevered head of a young woman with long, red hair. Irish archaeologist CormacMaguire and American pathologist Nora Gavin team up to identify the woman anddiscover why she was murdered.

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Krista Smith-Moroziuk, July 31, 2008 (view all comments by Krista Smith-Moroziuk)
A great summer read. I couldn't put the book down. Great character development. Two mysteries intertwine, both concerning a mother and child.
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Crystal Craig, April 27, 2007 (view all comments by Crystal Craig)
A grisly discovery is made deep in an Irish peat bog ? the perfectly preserved severed head of a red-haired young woman. Has she been buried for decades, centuries, or longer? Who is she and why was she killed? American pathologist Nora Gavin and archaeologist Cormac Maguire are called in to investigate, only to find that the girl's violent death may have shocking ties to the present ? including the disappearance of a local landowner's wife and son. Aided by a homicide detective who refuses to let the missing be forgotten, Nora and Cormac slowly uncover a dark history of secrets, betrayal, and death in which the shocking revelations of the past may lead to murder in the future.

I was impressed with this book in so many ways. Erin Hart did an excellent job telling the stories of two different mysteries. An ancient mystery involving the body discovered in the bog, and a modern mystery as the missing mother and child. The character development was excellent. I enjoyed the Irish history. You can tell the book was well researched. An excellent debut novel. Anyone who likes the Temperance Brennan series written by Kathy Reichs would like Haunted Ground.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780743470995
Subtitle:
A Novel
Other:
Hart, Erin
Author:
Hart, Erin
Publisher:
Pocket Star
Subject:
Thrillers
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Suspense
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Publication Date:
August 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in 8.4 oz

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Haunted Ground
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Product details 512 pages Pocket Star Books - English 9780743470995 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The "full-figured" private detective is back with a vengeance. It's Valentine's Day and Savannah turns her voracious appetite toward a case that hits very close to the heart.
"Synopsis" by , Farmers cutting turf from a peat bog in Ireland unearth a perfectly preservedsevered head of a young woman with long, red hair. Irish archaeologist CormacMaguire and American pathologist Nora Gavin team up to identify the woman anddiscover why she was murdered.
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