The Last Land

The Last Land

by Roger S. Wyner


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Suburban real estate, greed, and murder: welcome to the Last Land.

The Last Land is the only undeveloped real estate left in elite Bestham, a trendy suburb of Boston. When the forested acreage is finally sold for development over a holiday weekend, it seems unconnected to the tragedy that follows: a dead teenager drowned in a creek on the newly sold property.

Lt. Davey O'Tease's investigation soon reveals that the pristine land is polluted. As he traces the victim's steps, he soon learns that his friend, Attorney Craig Kimbrel, has become a suspect in the murder. Nothing is as it first appears as we follow O'Tease and Kimbrel through an evolving web of conspiracy, failed lives and laws, and multiple murders. The cast includes two mysterious developers, two conniving lawyers, a crooked mayor, teenagers falling in love, and the desperate lives of a family in need....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781525580291
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 10/09/2020
Pages: 330
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Roger S. Wyner knows all about suburban real estate. Over the course of his career he's worked as a lawyer, developer, builder, homeowner, landlord, and planning board member. Add to that a broker wife, and he's seen the deals from every side. Now that he's retired, he's chosen to apply this wealth of experience to a chilling novel about the potential for crime-and fast money-in the real estate sphere. This novel combines his geography, vocation, and avocation: baseball.

Wyner was raised in Newton, Massachusetts, where he and his wife, Holly, raised two children and three cocker spaniels while enjoying a New Hampshire lake house. They've now retired to Palm Beach Gardens, Florida....

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