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The Alpine Uproar [Large Print] [Hardcover]

Mary Daheim

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Book Description

Sept. 1 2009 Thorndike Mystery
Picturesque Alpine is no longer the brawling logging town of yesteryear. So when a drunken fight at the Icicle Creek Tavern leaves a loner named Alvin De Muth dead, the residents feel as if they’ve gone back to the Bad Old Days. The inquiry into the incident should be a no-brainer, but since the witnesses were half-tanked at the time, Sheriff Milo Dodge is left with conflicting stories. But soon Emma Lord, editor and publisher of The Alpine Advocate, has an even bigger story to report: a heartbreaking highway accident that leaves two people dead and one on life support. Rumors are flying: Are the two tragedies linked in some inexplicable way? Assisted by that human bulldozer Vida Runkel, the Advocate’s House & Home editor, Emma goes for the gold.
--This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 531 pages
  • Publisher: Thorndike Press; Lrg edition (Sept. 1 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1410417859
  • ISBN-13: 978-1410417855
  • Product Dimensions: 2.7 x 14.2 x 21.3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 476 g

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“Daheim writes . . . with dry wit, a butter-smooth style, and obvious wicked enjoyment.”—The Oregonian
“Daheim’s premise—that random occurrences are connected—keeps the reader turning the pages.”—Publishers Weekly
“Always entertaining . . . [a] slice of wry.”—The Seattle Times

--This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

About the Author

Mary Daheim is a Seattle native who started spinning stories before she could spell. Daheim has been a journalist, an editor, a public relations consultant, and a freelance writer, but fiction was always her medium of choice. In 1982 she launched a career that is now distinguished by more than fifty novels. In 2000, she won the Literary Achievement Award from the Pacific Northwest Writers Association. In October 2008 she was inducted into the University of Washington’s  Communications Hall of Fame. Daheim lives in Seattle with her husband, David, a retired professor of cinema, English, and literature. The Daheims have three daughters: Barbara, Katherine, and Magdalen. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Always fun Dec 13 2011
By redamore - Published on Amazon.com
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Mary Daheim always writes a winner. Both of her mystrey series are a fun fast and always leaving you wanting more.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Great Series Oct. 30 2011
By A Reader - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Mass Market Paperback
As always this series is a good read and the cast of characters feel like old friends. However, in this installment, there were just too many of them to keep straight. And since many of them were new to the storyline, the reader wasn't able to fall back on familiarity to keep them all straight.

Looking forward to the next installment, especially the fallout for Vida.
5.0 out of 5 stars mystery book April 6 2014
By Virginia K Mayer - Published on Amazon.com
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I usually like a good mystery and this book sounded like a good one to read. I haven't read it yet so don't know if that will be the case.
5.0 out of 5 stars Lot Going On In Alpine Feb. 26 2014
By bettylouise - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Another visit to Alpine. There is a fight at the Icicle Creek Tavern and Dodge has arrest one of the participants as other is dead. It happen just before the Advocate Alpine's deadline. Emma for once is able to get the story in this week's addition. Emma starts investigating about how the fight started. Ginny has her baby. Vida has something bothering her. Emma buys 2 crab for supper to Fed Milo. Holly Gross hits Emma's car and planning to sue Emma. She claims she a witness. Milo has to cancel as he has to met with his ex-wife to plan their daughter's wedding. All these various stories are nicely woven into one.
5.0 out of 5 stars Good stuff... Oct. 2 2013
By Debbie Sorrows - Published on Amazon.com
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Always a fun read. When in need of a relaxing and quirky book, I reach for a Mary Daheim. :)

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