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Defending the Dead

(2015)
(The third book in the Relatively Dead Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
From New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly!

Abby Kimball has slowly accepted her recently discovered ability to see the dead, but none of the harmless sightings she’s experienced could have prepared her for the startling apparition of a centuries-old courtroom scene—where she locks eyes with a wicked and gleeful accuser. Thrown back more than three hundred years, Abby realizes she’s been plunged into a mystery that has fascinated people throughout American history: the Salem witch trials.

With her boyfriend Ned at her side, Abby digs into the history of the events, researching the people and possible causes of that terrible time and her own connection to them—all the while going more deeply into her connection to Ned, both extraordinary and romantic.

As Abby witnesses more fragments from the events in Salem and struggles with the question of how such a nightmare could have come about, she’s suddenly confronted with a pressing personal question: Were one or more of her ancestors among the accused? Unraveling the puzzling clues behind that question just might give Abby and Ned the answer to a very modern mystery of their own.

About the Author:

Sheila Connolly is an Anthony and Agatha Award–nominated author who writes four bestselling cozy mystery series: the Museum Mysteries, the Orchard Mysteries, the County Cork Mysteries, and the Relatively Dead Mysteries. In addition, she has published Once She Knew, a romantic suspense; Reunion with Death, a traditional mystery set in Tuscany; and a number of short stories. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and three cats and travels to Ireland as often as possible.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Audio Editions

January 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Defending the Dead (Relatively Dead Mysteries, 3)
Author(s): Sheila Connolly
ISBN: 1-5159-1542-5 / 978-1-5159-1542-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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January 2017 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Defending the Dead (Relatively Dead Mysteries, 3)
Author(s): Sheila Connolly
ISBN: 1-5159-6542-2 / 978-1-5159-6542-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Defending the Dead: Relatively Dead Mysteries, Book 3
Author(s): Sheila Connolly
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   


January 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Defending the Dead: Relatively Dead Mysteries, Book 3
Author(s): Sheila Connolly
Publisher: Tantor Audio
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January 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Defending the Dead: Relatively Dead Mysteries, Book 3
Author(s): Sheila Connolly
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Defending the Dead: Relatively Dead Mysteries, Book 3
Author(s): Sheila Connolly
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Defending the Dead (Relatively Dead Mysteries Book 3)
Author(s): Sheila Connolly
Publisher: Beyond the Page
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