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Murder on Sugar Island
by Michael Carrier

Getting to Know Jack Book 1

They thought their task was an easy one—take a week off, drive north through Michigan’s Lower and Upper Peninsulas, perhaps enjoy some Mackinaw fudge on the way, claim a fabulous Sugar Island inheritance, and then go back home. However, nothing ever comes easy for retired Chicago Homicide Detective Jack Handler, and his daughter Kate, a well-respected New York City homicide detective.

This latest adventure began when an attorney visited Kate at her Manhattan precinct. He informed her that she had been named in her uncle’s will to inherit a successful resort less than ten miles from the Canadian border.

Not wanting to make the trip by herself, she invited her father to accompany her, and he agreed. What she failed to tell him at first was that her uncle, whom she had not seen for nearly thirty years, had been killed—and that his murder had not been solved.

During the course of their visit, they found themselves pursued by agents of the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, Canadian Border Patrol, and by local law enforcement. By the time they were ready to return, six more people were killed, a thirteen year-old red haired freckle face boy had become an integral part of their lives, and a twenty-year old crime got solved.
 

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