The Avalon Chanter
A Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron Mystery
By Lillian Stewart Carl
(Five Star (ME), Hardcover, 9781432828042, 331pp.)
Publication Date: January 2014
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The story Jean Fairbairn planned to write is shadowed by a contemporary investigation. Her husband, ex-cop Alasdair Cameron, has a history with the investigating detective, if not as long a history as Maggie does.
They are stranded on Farnaby, caught in the conflicting loyalties of its inhabitants, trusting only each other--until they find themselves on opposite sides of a cold case turned scorching hot.
Northumbria, between England and Scotland, the uncertain shore where this world fades into the next, bagpipers play laments on their chanters, and ghostly plainchant echoes in the fog.
It's April in Avalon.