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The Charm Stone

The Charm Stone

(The fourth book in the Jean Fairbairn / Alasdair Cameron Mystery series)
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Witches weren't burned in colonial Virginia. They were hanged. But in the twenty-first century no one should be hanged from the trees of historic Williamsburg. Not even batty conspiracy theorists, however much Jean Fairbairn's significant other, ex-Scottish cop Alasdair Cameron, might sometimes wish he could pass judgment. Especially when said dingbats may be involved in the theft of a Williamsburg-crafted replica of a sixteenth-century Witch Box, stolen from a Scottish castle for which Alasdair has been supervising security - even though the original Witch Box is safe in a Williamsburg museum. The Charm Stone went missing from the original Witch Box three hundred years ago. Perhaps it was not a traditional healing stone at all but a cursing stone. Perhaps it was lost somewhere in the colony of Virginia. Perhaps someone will kill to find it. Can Jean maintain her resolve to abandon the academic battlefield forever, or will she be tempted back into combat by an appealing former colleague, Matthew Frost? And what about Alasdair, who is supposedly retired from the rigors of law enforcement, but who is now confronted not only by a theft but two murder cases - and by Stephanie Venegas, the detective in charge? Amid the falling leaves and autumn shadows, Jean and Alasdair must deal again with murder most grotesque, its roots deep in history and myth. With ghosts only they can see. With things going bump in the night of their own relationship. It's All Hallows Eve in historic Williamsburg, Virginia....

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Hardback Editions

November 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: The Charm Stone (Five Star Mystery Series)
Author(s): Lillian Stewart Carl
ISBN: 1-59414-770-1 / 978-1-59414-770-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star
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Paperback Editions

August 2011 : USA Paperback
Title: The Charm Stone
Author(s): Lillian Stewart Carl
ISBN: 1-4344-3100-2 / 978-1-4344-3100-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wildside Press
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Kindle Editions

November 2009 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Charm Stone (A Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron Mystery)
Author(s): Lillian Stewart Carl
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