The Resource A killing in the hills, Julia Keller

A killing in the hills, Julia Keller

Label
A killing in the hills
Title
A killing in the hills
Statement of responsibility
Julia Keller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this novel a mother and a daughter try to do right by a town and each other before it is too late. What is happening in Acker's Gap, West Virginia? Three elderly men are gunned down over their coffee at a local diner, and seemingly half the town is there to witness the act. Still, it happened so fast, and no one seems to have gotten a good look at the shooter. Was it random? Was it connected to the spate of drug violence plaguing poor areas of the country just like Acker's Gap? Or were Dean Streeter, Shorty McClurg, and Lee Rader targeted somehow? One of the witnesses to the brutal incident was Carla Elkins, teenaged daughter of Bell Elkins, the prosecuting attorney for Raythune County, West Virginia. Carla was shocked and horrified by what she saw, but after a few days, she begins to recover enough to believe that she might be uniquely placed to help her mother do her job. After all, what better way to repair their fragile, damaged relationship? But could Carla also end up doing more harm than good, in fact, putting her own life in danger?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keller, Julia
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3611.E4245
LC item number
K55 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older men
  • Murder
  • Witnesses
  • Teenage girls
  • Mothers and daughters
  • West Virginia
Label
A killing in the hills, Julia Keller
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371 p.
Isbn
9781250003485
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012016583
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn777662625
  • (OCoLC)777662625
Label
A killing in the hills, Julia Keller
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
371 p.
Isbn
9781250003485
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012016583
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn777662625
  • (OCoLC)777662625

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