The Fifth Petal

The Fifth Petal

A Novel

eBook - 2017
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Beloved author Brunonia Barry returns to the world of THE LACE READER with this spellbinding new thriller, a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder.When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween night, Salem's chief of police, John Rafferty, now married to gifted lace reader Towner Whitney, wonders if there is a connection between his death and Salem's most notorious cold case, a triple homicide dubbed "The Goddess Murders," in which three young women, all descended from accused Salem witches, were slashed on Halloween night in 1989. He finds unexpected help in Callie Cahill, the daughter of one of the victims newly returned to town. Neither believes that the main suspect, Rose Whelan, respected local historian, is guilty of murder or witchcraft. But exonerating Rose might mean crossing paths with a dangerous force. Were the women victims of an all-too-human vengeance, or was the devil raised in Salem that night? And if they cannot discover what truly happened, will evil rise again?From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: 2017
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Reproduction: Electronic reproduction. New York : Crown, 2017. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 5545 KB) or Kobo app or compatible Kobo device (file size: N/A KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB)
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781101905616


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Feb 12, 2018

Started strong but then fizzled. Could not connect with the main character. It was a struggle to finish, and then the ending was predictable.

May 03, 2017

A story set in Salem that deals with the "special" characters in Salem, a murder mystery and lots of info about sound/music therapy. Lots of witchy stuff, a total beach read.

Dec 19, 2016

(The second book in the Lace Reader series)


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