Always Play the Dark Horse

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Dark Horse has arrived!!!!

Paperback and E-Book Now Available on Amazon! Click here!

JESSICA MINTON AND JAMES CRAWFORD ARE BACK IN AN EXCITING NEW MYSTERY OF DECEIT AND MURDER!

One foggy spring evening in 1946, a young college professor slips into a deserted campus building for a surreptitious meeting with her lover ­- only to be shot dead in the darkness.  Who is the victim?  Who is her murderer?  The answers will only gradually be uncovered after newlyweds Jessica Minton and James Crawford come to that same campus on Long Island Sound. With James returning to teaching, the future should be sparkling for the two. Yet darkness looms.  James is haunted by memories of the war and a mission that he isn’t allowed to tell Jessica about, until their discovery of the missing professor’s decomposing corpse washed up on the beach forces his hand and plunges them both into treachery and more murder.  Dusty’s on the alert for adventure and danger!

Take a sneak peek at Always Play the Dark Horse.  Dusty  wants you to!

Curious about Dark Horse?  Take a look at this blog on casting characters and at this one on the films inspiring Dark Horse, as well as my other two Jessica Minton mysteries.  Let me know what you think.

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Always Play the Dark Horse is available in Kindle or paperback at Amazon!

Dark Horse is now available at The Booklovers’ Gourmet, TidePool Books, and Root and Press. As I place Dark Horse in additional bookstores, I will post them.

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Updated 9/22/2021