The Alpine Legacy
By Mary Daheim
(Fawcett, Mass Market Paperback, 9780345421234, 320pp.)
Publication Date: October 5, 1999
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KILL THE COMPETITION
Emma Lord, editor and publisher of The Alpine Advocate, has never faced such cruel competition--especially not the fierce personal attacks mounted by Alpine's radical new publication, Crystal Clear. So when Crystal Bird, the editor, commits suicide, Emma sheds no tears. But Sheriff Milo Dodge determines that Crystal was murdered, and the little town is out for blood--namely, Emma's. Pursued by hate mail and flying bricks, Emma vows to draw some blood herself--from the enemy who set her up to take the fall. . . .
Mary Daheim is a Seattle native who started writing at the age of eight. The Alpine Legacy is the twelfth 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.
"If you like cozy mysteries, you need to try Daheim's Alpine series. . . . Recommended."
"[A] fabulous series . . . Fine examples of the traditional, domestic mystery."
--Mystery Lovers Bookshop News