St. Martins Griffin Fall 2017 by Macmillan

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min o taur books oc tober 2017 inherit the bones a mystery emily littlejohn in emily littlejohn’s accomplished and poignant debut police officer gemma monroe identifies a murdered clown in a visiting circus as the mayor’s son presumed dead for the last three years secrets and lies can’t stay buried forever in cedar valley fi ction m ys t e ry detective p o li ceprocedu ral minotaur books 10/24/2017 9781250145598 $16.99 $23.99 can trade paperback 336 pages carton qty 24 8.3 in h 5.5 in w subrights uk rights st martin s press translation rights st martin s press other available formats hardcover isbn 9781250089397 ebook isbn 9781250089403 m ar keting new in paperback mentions hardcover tie-in a season to lie author website emilylittlejohn.com in the summer hikers and campers pack the small colorado town’s meadows and fields and in the winter skiers and snowboarders take over the mountains season by season year after year time passes and the lies like the aspens and evergreens that surround the town take root and spread deep now someone has uncovered the lies and it is his murder that continues a chain of events that began almost forty years ago detective gemma monroe’s investigation takes her from the seedy grounds of a traveling circus to the powerful homes of those who would control cedar valley’s future six-months pregnant with a partner she can’t trust and colleagues who know more than they’re saying gemma tracks a killer who will stop at nothing to keep those secrets buried beautifully written with a riveting plot and a richly drawn cast of characters inherit the bones is a mesmerizing debut from emily littlejohn pr a i se “in her well-crafted debut emily littlejohn skillfully captures life in a small town—and the insidious secret keeping that can come with it the perfect fall page-turner.” —real simple magazine “littlejohn writes with assurance and skill highly recommended.” —library journal starred review debut of the month “small town colorado police detective gemma monroe is a human and fallible heroine i can t wait to meet again and littlejohn s prose is lyrical and gripping—the book is a sure bet for one of the finest debut novels of the year.” —deborah crombie emily littlejohn was born and raised in southern california and has called colorado home since 2003 she worked for several years at the denver public library and is now a library supervisor at the westminster public library if she’s not writing reading or working she’s enjoying the mountains with her husband and sweet old dog she has a deep love of horror stories butter pecan ice cream and road trips inherit the bones is her first novel 59