Maiden Rock (Claire Watkins Series #6)

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When Meg, deputy sheriff Claire Watkins's 15-year-old daughter, doesn't come home from a Halloween party hosted by close friend Krista Jorgenson at the start of Logue's harrowing fifth mystery set in Pepin County, Wis. (after 2005's Poison Heart), Claire fears the worst. Early the next morning, Claire discovers Krista, still wearing her Halloween costume, lying dead at the foot of a high limestone ledge called Maiden Rock. Two hours later, Claire and Meg, who had spent the night making out with a boy in his car, have a tearful reunion. After Meg learns of Krista's apparent suicide, she blames herself because the two had had a falling out at the party. But when meth turns up in Krista's bloodstream and a woman manufacturing meth in her trailer dies in an explosive fire, it becomes clear there's a serious drug problem among the community's young people. With minimal detail, limited characterization and few plot twists, this cautionary tale may be too straightforward for many mystery readers. (Nov.)

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Rural Pepin County, Wis., is rocked by the death of a high-school student. Is it accident, suicide or murder?Deputy Sheriff Claire Watkins gets a panicked late-night call from Krista Jorgenson's mother Emily. Claire's daughter Meg and Krista had gone to a Halloween party but haven't returned home. A frantic night of searching culminates in disaster. Krista is found dead at the bottom of the Maiden Rock cliff; Meg isn't found at all. In the meantime, a meth-lab trailer goes up in flames. The owner's body is found in the ashes, but her son was rescued by his meth-freak cousin Jason, a classmate of Krista and Meg who'd been helping his addicted aunt and a dealer called Hitch cook up a batch of the volatile brew. Eventually Meg returns home after having spent the night with Curt, Krista's boyfriend. She's wracked with guilt, since when she and Kurt told Krista at the party that they were seeing each other, Krista did not take it well. When methamphetamines are discovered in Krista's body, Claire starts a manhunt for Hitch, who almost certainly gave Krista the drug that caused her death. Although there's little mystery here, Logue (Poison Heart, 2005, etc.) provides an acutely rendered tale of addiction and the dangers of crystal meth, the drug of choice in many rural areas.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932557596
  • Publisher: Big Earth Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/28/2007
  • Series: Claire Watkins Series, #6
  • Pages: 239
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 10, 2007

    Maiden Rocks!

    Maiden Rock is the sixth Claire Watkins mystery and maybe the best yet. I love the way Mary Logue brings us into the small rural community and shows us what lurks beneath the supposedly peaceful country life. In this case, it's a subculture driven by crystal meth, the greatest drug scourge so far of this millenium--so far. Logue's characters are spot-on real, with all the intricacies, terrors, and joys of real life people. I've read every book in the series, and her characters feel like family. This story reads more like a thriller than a mystery, so don't start reading late at night--it's hard to stop reading.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 15, 2014

    Not So Good

    This installment to the Claire Watkins series was way too slow-paced. The plot just didn't flow well and the book felt unfinished. The topic was great and it could gave been interesting, but the author just didn't live up to her potential. It didn't read like Logue's previous books and I began to wonder if it was even written by her. I would recommend it to those who are already reading the series just so they can read the complete set, but I would nit recommend it to anyone else. Stephanie Clanahan

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  • Posted June 23, 2012

    Best book in this series! The condensed time frame of the story

    Best book in this series! The condensed time frame of the story together with the subject matter make for a compelling read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2008

    Loved It !!!

    This is the third book of Logue's I have read,and it is her best !!! It is a very quick & educational book. It takes a look at Meth & it's dangers. I recommend it to any parents that want their kids to get a look at the 'dark side' of meth.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2007

    A reviewer

    This isn't Mary Logues, best work, it lack foundation for the story and has little chacter developement, a big thumbs down.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2007

    Haunting

    As a teen I would have loved the romantic myth of Winona sailing off Maiden Rock. Ms. Logue is in touch with that time in our lives and those who would thoughtlessly corrupt such open hearts. The story progresses at pace that readers will feel they're heading towards that cliff too. Excellent!

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