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The Wages of Sin

(2016)
(The third book in the Ozarks Mystery series)
A novel by

 
"The Elsie Arnold series deserves to run and run." - Alex Marwood, author of The Wicked Girls and The Killer Next Door

In rural McCown County, Missouri, a young pregnant woman is found beaten to death in a trailer park. The only witness to the murder is Ivy, her six-year-old daughter, who points to her mom's boyfriend - father of the unborn child. County prosecutor Madeleine Thompson promises the community justice, and in the Ozarks, that can only mean one thing: a death sentence.

When Madeleine's first choice for co-counsel declines to try a death penalty case, she is forced to turn to assistant prosecutor Elsie Arnold. Elsie is reluctant to join forces with her frosty boss, but the road to conviction seems smooth - until unexpected facts about the victim arise, and the testimony of the lone eyewitness Ivy becomes increasingly crucial. Against Elsie's advice, Madeleine brings in the state attorney general's office to assist them, while cutthroat trial attorney Claire O'Hara joins the defense.

Elsie will not let the power of prosecution - of seeking justice - be wrested from her without a fight. She wants to win the case, and to avenge the death of the mother and her unborn child. But as the trial nears, Elsie begins to harbor doubts about the death penalty itself. Meanwhile, the child Ivy is in greater danger than anyone knows.

"Unflinching and gritty." - Library Journal

    

"The Elsie Arnold series deserves to run and run." - Alex Marwood


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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Wages of Sin: An Ozarks Mystery (Ozarks Mysteries)
Author(s): Nancy Allen
ISBN: 0-06-243876-X / 978-0-06-243876-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Witness Impulse
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

July 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Wages of Sin: An Ozarks Mystery
Author(s): Nancy Allen
ISBN: 1-5414-0433-5 / 978-1-5414-0433-5
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


July 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The Wages of Sin: An Ozarks Mystery
Author(s): Nancy Allen
ISBN: 1-5414-5433-2 / 978-1-5414-5433-0
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Wages of Sin: Ozarks Mystery Series, Book 3
Author(s): Nancy Allen
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


July 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Wages of Sin: Ozarks Mystery Series, Book 3
Author(s): Nancy Allen
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

April 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Wages of Sin: An Ozarks Mystery
Author(s): Nancy Allen
Publisher: Witness Impulse
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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