Synopses & Reviews
For once, Emma Lord, editor-publisher of The Alpine Advocate, isn't thrilled by having an inside track. The Seattle strangling murder of Alpine native Carol Stokes is generating headlines, but the accused killer is Emma's long-lost cousin Ronnie, who swears he was out drinking when his girlfriend was strangled. But he can't prove it, and neighbors claim they heard the couple fighting moments before the murder. Now Emma and supersnoop Vida, the Advocate's house-and-home editor, must find another suspect. Someone who hated Carol enough to write a tragic ending to her life story. Someone who is preparing to edit Emma and Vida right out of existence. . . .
Publisher Emma Lord's long-lost cousin has been accused of stabbing his girlfriend, as neighbors claim they heard the couple fighting moments before the murder. But the accused has an alibi, so Emma and Vida, the house-and-home editor, set out to find another suspect. Special author interview inside the book.
About the Author
Mary Daheim is a Seattle native who started writing at the age of eight. The Alpine Menace is the thirteenth novel in her Emma Lord mystery series. The author is married to David Daheim, a retired college professor. The Daheims have three daughters: Barbara, Katherine, and Magdalen. Mary Daheim is a member of the Authors' Guild and Mystery Writers of America.