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Sylvia Thorn, a Circuit Court judge in Palm Beach County, Florida, takes an unexpected trip to her hometown of Sangamon City, Illinois, when her older brother, Willie Grisseljon, is confined to a county hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.A Vietnam vet with lingering side effects from the war, Willie finds a body while he's on vacation. When he tries to report his discovery to a deputy sheriff, he is locked up as a vagrant with delusions. Willie insists on returning to the site where the body is hidden before notifying the sheriff.Soon he and Sylvia discover clues about the murdered businessman, his wife, a tenant farmer, concealed Indian artifacts, and uprooted stands of prairie grass that may help the sexy sheriff find the murderer.
©2007 Patricia Stoltey; (P)2008 Books In Motion
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By Debbie on 08-12-17

Vietnam Vet and Circuit Court Judge meet Killers

When Willie Grisseljon travels by bus from Florida to Illinois to visit the old home place where he and his sister, Sylvia Thorn, circuit court judge grew up on a farm, he never expected to find a dead man under a pile of old raspberry brambles . . . and he sure never thought that an officer of the law would haul him in and take him to psychiatric hospital . . . things get stranger and stranger in this tale of a Vietnam vet, with PTSD who has the power to sense danger, particularly in regards to his younger sister . . . he doesn't drive, but takes public transportation or walks (long distances) to get to where he is going . . . but don't mistake him for a simpleton . . . when his sister, Sylvia joins him in Illinois to try to straighten out the mess and find the dead man (who has mysteriously disappeared, things go from bad to worse . . . and you are never sure who the bad guys are . . . keeps you on the edge of your seat all the way until the very end . . . great story . . . excellent conclusion . . . hoping to see more from this author . . .

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