Home Fires: A Deborah Knott Mystery
Busy with her reelection campaign and building a new house on land that has been in her family for generations, Deborah has both deep roots and a professional stake in her community. She's shaken when her nephew A.K. is arrested with a group of vandalizing teens at a local cemetery. Torn between her duty as a judge and her loyalty to her large, close-knit family, Deborah has to decide how far she can go to protect him.
Then the first black church burns.
Determined to investigate the arson in which A.K. has become a suspect, Deborah Knott is quickly swept into the dark undercurrents of prejudice, pain, and betrayal in this rural Southern county. Add to this the sudden arrival of a 1970s black activist turned public figure, the emerging secrets of an angry young woman, and the burning of two more churches, and Deborah faces a crisis that will challenge her political acumen, her detective skills, and her core beliefs.
The sins of the past return to forever change the present in Margaret Maron's most riveting, emotionally moving novel to date, a mystery that invokes color and kinship--and the unbreakable bonds of love.
|Grouped Work ID||e00fd8a7-577e-edf0-1afb-3ddfeff3ea42|
|Grouping Title||home fires|
|Grouping Author||margaret maron|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2023-12-05 04:07:43AM|
|Last Indexed||2023-12-05 04:49:59AM|