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(The first book in the County Clare Mystery series)
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In her moody debut, Alber skillfully uses many shades of gray to draw complex characters who discover how cruel love can be. --Kirkus Reviews

Californian Merrit Chase doesn't know what she's in for when she travels to an Irish village famous for its matchmaking festival. She simply wants to meet her father, a celebrated matchmaker, in hopes that she can mend her troubled past. Instead, her arrival triggers a rising tide of violence, and Merrit finds herself both suspect and victim, accomplice and pawn, in a manipulative game that began thirty years previously.

When she discovers that the matchmaker's treacherous past is at the heart of the chaos, she must decide how far she will go to save him from himself and to get what she wants, a family.

Lisa Alber evokes a world in which ancient tradition collides with modern village life and ageless motivators such as greed and love still wield their power. Kilmoon captures the moodiness of the Irish landscape in a brooding mystery that explores family secrets, betrayal, vengeance, and murder.

Genre: Mystery    

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Used availability for Lisa Alber's Kilmoon

Paperback Editions

February 2014 : USA Paperback

Title: Kilmoon, A County Clare Mystery
Author(s): Lisa Alber
ISBN: 0-9895446-0-5 / 978-0-9895446-0-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Muskrat Press, LLC
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

March 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Kilmoon: A County Clare Mystery
Author(s): Lisa Alber
Publisher: Muskrat Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA