The Scavenger's Daughter

The Scavenger's Daughter

by Gary Earl Ross

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Overview

When John Pickett is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, his children Alan, Brian, and Connie find themselves in a virtual war with their stepmother Ruthie. At every turn she thwarts their efforts to secure John’s care and the family’s financial stability and finally resorts to a shocking act of violence. After investigating a crime scene that suggests domestic murder-suicide, Detective Maxine Travis must work her way through sibling conflicts, family secrets, and a case long cold until she understands what compelled Ruthie Pickett to point a gun at her husband and pull the trigger. An explosive blend of African-American family drama and murder mystery.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940016529363
Publisher: The Writer's Den
Publication date: 05/21/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
File size: 588 KB

About the Author

Retired University at Buffalo professor Gary Earl Ross is a novelist and playwright whose works include Wheel of Desire, Shimmerville, Blackbird Rising, Picture Perfect, Murder Squared, Sleepwalker, and Matter of Intent (winner of the Best Play Edgar Award from Mystery Writers of America). Ross is a member of the Just Buffalo Literary Center, the Dramatists Guild, Mystery Writers of America, and Ujima Theater Company, where he is resident playwright.

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