A Deceptive Homecoming by Anna Loan-WilseyA Deceptive Homecoming by Anna Loan-Wilsey

A Deceptive Homecoming

byAnna Loan-Wilsey

Paperback | July 28, 2015

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Traveling secretary Hattie Davish is returning to her once-quiet hometown, where a deluge of deadly secrets leaves her feeling anything but welcome…

When her good friend Virginia Hayward’s father passes away, Hattie Davish rushes to her hometown of St. Joseph, Missouri. She’s looking forward to visiting the place where she grew up, even if the circumstances bringing her there are bleak. But upon her arrival, she learns that all is not well in St. Joe. Virginia is cold and distant, Frank Hayward’s death is shrouded in mystery, and a string of troubling incidents have descended on Hattie’s alma mater, Mrs. Chaplin’s School for Women. Frank was the school’s bookkeeper, and as Hattie begins investigating the bizarre goings-on, she becomes convinced that someone other than Frank was in the casket—but who? Her search for the truth takes her from the town cemetery, to the home of an infamous outlaw, to the dungeon-like tunnels beneath the State Lunatic Asylum—and brings her face-to-face with a killer bent on the deadliest lesson of all…

As a librarian and information specialist, Anna Loan-Wilsey tracks down information every day that helps to solve mysteries. She is currently working on the fifth book in the Hattie Davish Mystery series. She earned her B.A. at Wells College and had several poems published in their literary magazine, The Chronicle. Readers can visit he...
Title:A Deceptive HomecomingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 8.27 × 5.54 × 0.82 inShipping dimensions:8.27 × 5.54 × 0.82 inPublished:July 28, 2015Publisher:KensingtonLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1617737267

ISBN - 13:9781617737268


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“Loan-Wilsey combines meticulous research with sturdy characters.”
Publishers Weekly