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Mystery Reader Book Club

Mystery Reader Book Club

Tuesday, January 9
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Mary J. Benson Branch

Mystery Reader Book Club

January 9, 2018 * note date  7 pm

Erin Hart / Haunted ground

When farmers cutting turf in a peat bog make a grisly discovery -- the perfectly preserved severed head of a young woman with long red hair -- Irish archaeologist Cormac Maguire, American pathologist Nora Gavin and policeman Garrett Devaney team up in a case that will open old wounds. Peat bogs prevent decay, so the decapitated young woman could have been buried for two decades, two centuries, or even much longer. And the red-haired girl is not the only enigma in this remote corner of Galway. Two years earlier, Mina Osborne, the local landowner's Indian-born wife, went for a walk with her young son and never returned. Did Mina simply decide to disappear, or did mother and child become lost in the treacherous bog? Or did Hugh Osborne murder his family as some suspect? - Goodreads

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