For Meri Ann Fehr, a detective with Florida's Sarasota Sheriff 's Offi ce, the troubling discovery of bones on a high plateau in Boise, Idaho could not have come at a worse time. They may or may not answer a fi fteen-year-old mystery of her mother's disappearance. Eager to finally resolve this painful part of her life, she feels compelled to see the bones and visit the scene of their discovery. But leaving Florida and missing an important meeting with the Sheriff places her career in jeopardy. Nonetheless, she returns to her childhood home, setting off a series of unexpected events. Complicating her arrival is the Basque detective, Jack Mendiola, a rough-and-tumble westerner at the end of a failed love aff air. She and he clash immediately, yet each is vested in the solution of the case, which grows in complexity as they unravel a sinister plot, leading to a cunning murderer.
Final Grave keeps the reader guessing right up to the fi nal sentence. A chilling who done it.
JB Hamilton Queen -author of Imminent Reprisal and Masters of the Breed
Bernitt's deft touch with detail put the reader firmly in the great northwest, where her characters jump to life. Myriad plot twists make this a page turner.
Madonna Dries Christensen - author of
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