The Barren Hills of Creighton

The Barren Hills of Creighton

by Trina L Brooks
The Barren Hills of Creighton

The Barren Hills of Creighton

by Trina L Brooks

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Overview

Creighton Mine, where the innocent hide in the shadows and a killer walks free.

It's 1951 in a small northern Canadian mining town. Nine-year-old Rose Boyle is convinced this is the summer she'll stop being invisible. The town she lives in, Creighton Mine is abuzz because her older sister is returning from Los Angeles and Rose expects some of her siblings glamour to rub off on her. Then excitement turns to tragedy when the first murder in living memory casts a shadow over the town.

Detective Victor Lapointe expects to solve the small-town crime he's been assigned to with little effort, but it isn't long before he is faced with a murder that has no suspects or known motive. To add to his frustration something about the victim stirs up memories he'd rather keep buried.

For Detective Lapointe the killing becomes a chance to redeem himself for past failures.

For Rose, the murder unveils a family secret she was never meant to learn. One that has her questioning who she is, where she belongs and if she were the next victim...would anyone even care?


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781738090709
Publisher: Boom U Press
Publication date: 11/18/2023
Pages: 316
Sales rank: 1,039,941
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Trina Brooks is an award-winning playwright, actor and journalist who comes from a family of storytellers and history buffs. She writes for readers who crave challenging mysteries based in twentieth century time periods. Trina digs up stories, events and people from the past to give them a voice by adapting them into fictional characters and storylines.
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