The Alpine Nemesis
An Emma Lord Mystery
By Mary Daheim
Fawcett Books, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780345421258, 320pp.
Publication Date: October 2, 2001
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DEAD NEWS DAY
Two months after an unlucky snowboarder vanished on the slopes above Alpine, his disappearance is old copy. Emma Lord, publisher of the Alpine Advocate, is back to writing about graduations and the latest outbreak of chicken pox-until the town's oldest family feud flares up, leaving three people dead, their bodies stowed in a meat freezer. The startling discovery of a fourth body sharing the victims' chilly repose launches Emma on the story of a lifetime. But as she races to scoop the upstart radio station with the late-breaking news, Emma unwittingly uncovers a shocking conspiracy that will change her life forever. . . .
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“Witty one-liners and amusing characterizations.”
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“Daheim writes . . . with dry wit, a butter-smooth style and obvious wicked enjoyment. . . . Kick off your shoes by the fire and get cozy with the latest by Mary Daheim.”
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“This is good, solid storytelling–marvelous escapist entertainment.”
–Tacoma News Tribune