The Blue Corn Murders (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Nancy Pickard, Virginia Rich (Created by), Nancy Pickard (Foreword by)
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Description


Kernels of Truth....
When Eugenia Potter stumbles upon some ancient pottery shards on her ranch, she feels a profound connection with the past.And a deep desire to learn more about the relics.Now, she's heeding the call of her soul--by visiting an archaeological camp amid the magnificent cliff dwellings of Colorado's Mesa Verde.
But strange things are happening at Mesa Verde, from the director's increasing mental confusion to a visitor's grisly death.Even a Talking Circle--a traditional ritual facilitated by the passing around of an ear of blue corn--doesn't reveal the source of the trouble.And when a busload of teenagers on a hiking trip disappears without a trace, Mrs. Potter begins some digging... to unearth a cruel scheme, a long-buried secret, and the deadly fruits of a killer's dark hungers.

About the Author


Nancy Pickard has won numerous mystery awards for her short stories and novels, including an Anthony Award for "Say No to Murder, " a Macavity Award for "Marriage Is Murder, " and two Agatha Awards for Best Novel, for "Bum Steer" in 1990 and "I.O.U" in 1991. She was also nominated for an Edgar Award for "I.O.U." A former reporter and editor, she is a past president of Sisters in Crime, the international association of mystery writers and fans. She lives in Kansas, where she is working on a new mystery to be published by Pocket Books.



Nancy Pickard has won numerous mystery awards for her short stories and novels, including an Anthony Award for "Say No to Murder, " a Macavity Award for "Marriage Is Murder, " and two Agatha Awards for Best Novel, for "Bum Steer" in 1990 and "I.O.U" in 1991. She was also nominated for an Edgar Award for "I.O.U." A former reporter and editor, she is a past president of Sisters in Crime, the international association of mystery writers and fans. She lives in Kansas, where she is working on a new mystery to be published by Pocket Books.

Praise For…


"[Mrs. Potter is] an appealing addition to the ranks of amateur detectives, a kind of combined Nero Wolfe, Miss Marple and Lord Peter Wimsey."
--McCall's

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440217657
ISBN-10: 0440217652
Publisher: Dell Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 9th, 1999
Pages: 304
Language: English