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The well of ice

The well of ice

Carter, Andrea (Barrister), author

Mid-December in Glendara and solicitor Benedicta 'Ben' O'Keeffe is working flat-out on the usual raft of sale closings before Christmas, so the last thing she needs is a complaint about noise emanating from the Oak pub. The one bright spot on the horizon is the anticipation of her first Christmas with Sergeant Tom Molloy. In Dublin to close another sale, she walks out onto the street. Two trams pass each other, and staring at her from across the tracks is Luke Kirby, the man who killed her sister. He approaches her, remorseful, conciliatory, plausible. She walks away. But as she does so, he says something that chills her to the bone. Back in Inishowen, Glendara is in chaos. The Oak has burned down. To make matters worse Carole Kearney, the Oak's barmaid, is missing. And then on Christmas morning, a walk up Sliabh Sneacht results in a gruesome discovery: a body found face-down in the snow

Book. English. Detective and mystery stories. Crime.
Published London: Constable, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Andrea Carter
ISBN: 1472125967, 9781472125965
Physical Description: 329 pages ; 24 cm.
Series: An Inishowen mystery
Subject: O'Keeffe, Benedicta (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Inishowen Peninsula (Ireland) Fiction.; Molloy, Tom (Fictitious character) Fiction.
Series Title: Inishowen mystery.