Notes on a Killing (Paperback)

Love, Lies, and Murder in a Small New Hampshire Town

By Kevin Flynn, Rebecca Lavoie

Berkley, 9780425258767, 448pp.

Publication Date: April 2, 2013

List Price: 9.99*
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Their friendship would kill her…

Weaver and fiber artist Edith “Pen” Meyer knew her friend Sandy Merritt’s relationship with a married man was wrong. She had even urged Sandy to take out a restraining order against Kenneth Carpenter. Which was why her call to Sandy on February 23, 2005, seemed to come from out of the blue. During it, she told Sandy to drop the restraining order and get back together with Ken.

Pen was never seen again.

One man stood to gain from Pen’s disappearance: Ken Carpenter. But evidence was bleak: no blood, no DNA, no body. Until detectives found notes hidden beneath a leather chair that turned out to be a playbook for murder…


About the Author

As a radio and TV journalist, Kevin Flynn has won more than fifty broadcast awards, including an Emmy, four Edward R. Murrow awards, and three New Hampshire Magazine’s Best TV Reporter awards. Currently, Flynn writes for several magazines and works as communications director for the New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority.

Rebecca Lavoie is the producer of “Word of Mouth,” a daily magazine program produced by New Hampshire Public Radio. A sought-after voice among many New Hampshire publications, Lavoie has written for New Hampshire Magazine and the Concord Monitor, as well as Newsweek and Playboy magazines.

Praise For Notes on a Killing: Love, Lies, and Murder in a Small New Hampshire Town

Praise for Legally Dead by Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie: 

“Bestselling true crime authors Kevin Flynn and Rebecca Lavoie vividly recount the fatal divorce case of Bader v. Bader with its twisted cast of characters...Legally Dead is contemporary true crime writing at its best. A definite must read for 2011!” —True Crime Book Reviews

“Well written…Will keep interest all the way through.” —