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The Alpine Traitor

The Alpine Traitor

(2008)
(Book 20 in the Emma Lord series)
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In Alpine, Washington - Mary Daheim's cozy hamlet in the Cascade Mountains - mystery fans can meet folks whose colorful quirks and welcoming manner make the town feel like home. Alpine's bastion of bylines, Emma Lord's weekly newspaper, The Alpine Advocate, is the current that drives the rumor mill of small-town life . . . and occasional death. But even the eagerly anticipated Advocate isn't immune to the perils of the outside world.

THE ALPINE TRAITOR

Emma Lord is shocked to hear the outrageous news: The Advocate is embroiled in a takeover bid. Worse, the ruthless acquisitioners are the heirs of Emma's longtime and tragically departed lover, Tom Cavanaugh. They have come to Alpine - to stay. Soon, battle lines are drawn and war is declared. Then the first casualty is discovered facedown at the Tall Timber Motel.

The victim is Dylan Platte, front man for the buy-out offer Emma turned down cold. Naturally, Emma is a prime suspect. Then it turns out that the dead man has a big surprise for the living - one that involves the glamorous Ginger Roth, a bodacious Alpine newbie who can perform the dumb blonde act in her sleep. Emma's ever-inquisitiv a bullet, Emma and the rest of the e House & Home editor, Vida Runkel, plumbs her extensive grapevine, from the Burger Barn to the Venison Inn, determined to connect the dots. But when an Advocate insider is next to takeAlpiners make it their mission to find a killer.

Mary Daheim's newest Alpine thriller throws an intriguing wrench into Emma's domain, delighting fans with a generous helping of just deserts - in a town where secrets are everybody's business.

Genre: Cozy Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

2009 : UK Hardback
Title: The Alpine Traitor (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Mary Daheim
ISBN: 1-4084-1215-2 / 978-1-4084-1215-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Alpine Traitor (Thorndike Mystery)
Author(s): Mary Daheim
ISBN: 1-4104-0754-3 / 978-1-4104-0754-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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February 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Alpine Traitor (Emma Lord Mysteries, No. 20)
Author(s): Mary Daheim
ISBN: 0-345-46818-X / 978-0-345-46818-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2009 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Alpine Traitor (An Emma Lord Mystery)
Author(s): Mary Daheim
ISBN: 0-345-46820-1 / 978-0-345-46820-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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Kindle Editions

February 2008 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Alpine Traitor: An Emma Lord Mystery
Author(s): Mary Daheim
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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