Crawlspace (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Sarah Graves

Bantam, 9780553591132, 358pp.

Publication Date: April 5, 2011

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Description

When a bestselling true-crime author arrives in Eastport, Maine, to research the infamous Dodd murders for a new book, she finds herself about as welcome as a spoiled clam. But surely no one in the quaint seaside town would harm the crime writer—or would they? Suddenly the unsolved and not-quite-forgotten slayings of the wealthy Dodd women go from cold case to hot topic, while just as quickly, onetime Wall Streeter Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree turns from probing the mysteries of old-house insulation to an investigation that’s reopened old wounds and unearthed a string of deadly secrets. Jake would have preferred to insulate herself and her family from danger, but someone with a taste for terror has already crept closer than she dares to imagine.



About the Author

Sarah Graves lives with her husband in an 1823 Federal-style house in Eastport, Maine, where her mystery novels are set. When she is not scraping, painting, glazing, sanding, hammering, or otherwise repairing (or failing to repair!) the old house, she is working on her next Home Repair Is Homicide novel, Knockdown.


Praise For Crawlspace

“Think Diane Mott Davidson with a tool belt instead of recipes.”—The Denver Post

“Like a runaway home renovation project, the appeal for [Sarah Graves’s] books keeps getting larger.”—Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“Just hearing [Graves] list the ways you can kill yourself fixing up an old house  . . . is a hoot.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
“Graves transcends the boundaries of the conventional mystery.”—Library Journal

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