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Other titles in the Forensic Mysteries series:

The Christopher Killer: A Forensic Mystery (Forensic Mystery)

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Publisher Comments:

A mysterious girl who wont speak; a coal black seal named Nera that returns to the same place very year; a bitter feud of unknown origin—strange things are happening on Whidbey Island, and Becca King, is drawn into the maelstrom of events.

But Becca, first met in The Edge of Nowhere, has her own secrets to hide. Still on the run from her criminal stepfather,  Becca is living in a secret location. Even Derric, the Ugandan orphan with whom Becca shares a close, romantic relationship, cant be allowed to know her whereabouts.

As secrets of past and present are revealed,  Becca becomes aware of her growing paranormal powers,  and events build to a shocking climax anticipated by no one.

Acclaimed author Elizabeth George brings her extraordinary talents to this intriguing story that blends mystery and  myth.

Review:

"This suspenseful tale includes some unusual technical elements for good measure. Seventeen-year-old Cameryn has wanted to be a forensic pathologist for as long as she can remember, and when a killer strikes in her hometown of Silverton, Colo., she takes advantage of her father's position as coroner to assist in the autopsy. But she had not expected that she would know the murder victim. Cameryn's interest is both personal and professional, so when the Medical Examiner sends her from the room, she does some independent investigating in hopes of bringing her friend's killer to justice. Cameryn then finds her own life in jeopardy as she hones in on the murderer. Ferguson's (Show Me the Evidence) novel includes detailed descriptions of human corpses and the autopsy process, but viewed through Cameryn's fascinated eyes, the dealings with the dead are more clinical than gross, and reinforce her resolve to make sure justice is carried out. The ending will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Ages 12-up." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)

Synopsis:

The first fire may have been an accident, but what about the second? And the third—the one that killed someone. Becca King and her friends wonder if one of the newcomers to the island is to blame. Perhaps its Isis Martins brother, Aidan, just home from a school for troubled teens. Or Parker Natalia, a talented musician fired by his bandmates for unknown reasons.

Meanwhile, Beccas education in the paranormal continues, as fellow psychic Diana Kinsale encourages her to explore her growing extrasensory abilities.

Beautiful Whidbey Island may seem like a tranquil haven, but all is not as it seems.

The third book in the Whidbey Island saga confirms Elizabeth Georges place as a top-notch writer of suspense novels.

Synopsis:

As the daughter of a Colorado County coroner, seventeen-yearold Cameryn Mahoney is no stranger to death. in fact, shes always been fascinated by the science of it. so shes thrilled to finally get some hands-on experience in forensics working as her fathers assistant. but Cammie is in for more than she bargained for when the second case that she attends turns out to be someone she knows—the latest victim of a serial killer known as the Christopher Killer. And if dealing with that isnt hard enough, Cammie soon realizes that if shes not careful, she might wind up as the killers next victim. . . .

About the Author

Alane Ferguson lives with her family near the foothills of the Colorado Rockies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780670060085
Author:
Ferguson, Alane
Publisher:
Viking Juvenile
Author:
George, Elizabeth
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Mystery and detective stories
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Mystery
Subject:
Law & Crime
Subject:
Fathers and daughters
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Forensic Mystery
Publication Date:
20150526
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
04-12

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Product details 464 pages Viking Books - English 9780670060085 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "This suspenseful tale includes some unusual technical elements for good measure. Seventeen-year-old Cameryn has wanted to be a forensic pathologist for as long as she can remember, and when a killer strikes in her hometown of Silverton, Colo., she takes advantage of her father's position as coroner to assist in the autopsy. But she had not expected that she would know the murder victim. Cameryn's interest is both personal and professional, so when the Medical Examiner sends her from the room, she does some independent investigating in hopes of bringing her friend's killer to justice. Cameryn then finds her own life in jeopardy as she hones in on the murderer. Ferguson's (Show Me the Evidence) novel includes detailed descriptions of human corpses and the autopsy process, but viewed through Cameryn's fascinated eyes, the dealings with the dead are more clinical than gross, and reinforce her resolve to make sure justice is carried out. The ending will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Ages 12-up." Publishers Weekly (Copyright Reed Business Information, Inc.)
"Synopsis" by ,
The first fire may have been an accident, but what about the second? And the third—the one that killed someone. Becca King and her friends wonder if one of the newcomers to the island is to blame. Perhaps its Isis Martins brother, Aidan, just home from a school for troubled teens. Or Parker Natalia, a talented musician fired by his bandmates for unknown reasons.

Meanwhile, Beccas education in the paranormal continues, as fellow psychic Diana Kinsale encourages her to explore her growing extrasensory abilities.

Beautiful Whidbey Island may seem like a tranquil haven, but all is not as it seems.

The third book in the Whidbey Island saga confirms Elizabeth Georges place as a top-notch writer of suspense novels.

"Synopsis" by ,
As the daughter of a Colorado County coroner, seventeen-yearold Cameryn Mahoney is no stranger to death. in fact, shes always been fascinated by the science of it. so shes thrilled to finally get some hands-on experience in forensics working as her fathers assistant. but Cammie is in for more than she bargained for when the second case that she attends turns out to be someone she knows—the latest victim of a serial killer known as the Christopher Killer. And if dealing with that isnt hard enough, Cammie soon realizes that if shes not careful, she might wind up as the killers next victim. . . .
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