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Ashes and Bone
     

Ashes and Bone

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by Stacy Green
 

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Just when Jaymee Ballard's life seems to be on track, a massive derecho attacks the Delta Crossroads sowing destruction in its path. Her boyfriend, investigative journalist Nick Samuels, comes up missing, and she fears the worst.

Nick's abandoned car contains evidence of his involvement uncovering a controversial case mired in political power and greed. While her

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Just when Jaymee Ballard's life seems to be on track, a massive derecho attacks the Delta Crossroads sowing destruction in its path. Her boyfriend, investigative journalist Nick Samuels, comes up missing, and she fears the worst.

Nick's abandoned car contains evidence of his involvement uncovering a controversial case mired in political power and greed. While her friend and local detective, Cage Foster, heads up the inquiry into Nick's kidnapping, Jaymee finds it impossible to sit back and do nothing.

Enlisting the help of her best friend, Dani Evans, Jaymee discovers a trail leading to the dangerous and secretive Dixie Mafia. Facing a fraudulent Confederate artifact scheme, dark local history, and a powerful enemy lurking in the shadows, the two friends find themselves holding the key to not only Nick's disappearance, but a shameful town secret someone will kill to protect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781495397202
Publisher:
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date:
02/19/2014
Pages:
306
Sales rank:
368,153
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.69(d)

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Ashes and Bone (Delta Crossroads Trilogy #3) 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
LauralynnElliott More than 1 year ago
I read very few series because I'm always wanting something different to read. However, this is one series that I always waited on the next book with great anticipation. The third and last book did NOT disappoint. I love the way the author brings history into the mystery. And the characters...they are so real while you're reading. This is a book that I actually would think about during the day when I wasn't reading it, and that's rare for me. This is probably my favorite of the trilogy. My only disappointment is that there aren't any more. But I'm ready to read whatever Stacy Green comes up with next!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great mystery with history of the south in the mix. Great reading with "can't put it down" pace.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Couldn't put it down
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read, it won't disappoint.
Anonymous 3 days ago
I love Stacy Greens books! They are all different and hard to put down.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book didn't keep my attention as well as the other two books in the series... Slower moving. I almost struggled at times to finish the book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved the wrap up!
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SheilaDeeth More than 1 year ago
With derechos and wildfires threatening the small town of Delta Crossroads, Stacy Green’s Ashes and Bone creates a rather scary view of the American South. It’s a place as beautiful and volatile as its history, with dark secrets behind the light and love of genuinely pleasing characters. And the novel’s an enjoyable blend of suspenseful romance and small-town mystery. Third in the Delta Crossroads series, this novel welcomes readers back with familiar characters, yet stands alone with no overwhelming sense of missed storylines. History is an ever-present part of landscape and people, and presents itself beautifully through artifacts, real and fake, as Jaymee and Dani work on their renovated homes, keeping wildfire at bay while the fires of Southern beauty burn strong. But Jaymee’s betrothed, a reporter, has disappeared in a storm, and now the race is on to find what he was investigating and why, and to rescue him. Will the wildfire’s “red dragon” catch Nick before his beloved? Will history’s more recent secrets overwhelm the present or the past? And can Nick, his first-person story pleasingly adding that sense of urgent need, still be found in time and saved? From beautiful homes to original slave cabins, from Civil War bullets to Civil Rights movement and beyond, this novel pleasingly combines well-drawn history with present danger, thoughtful issues with appropriate romance, and a great cast of flawed and fascinating characters, to create a genuinely enjoyable read, fast-flowing, exciting, and fun. Disclosure: I was given a free ecopy by the author and I offer my honest review, with my apologies for taking so long.