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And Grant You Peace

(The fourth book in the Joe Burgess series)
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When a boy raps on Detective Burgess's car window summoning him to a burning commercial building now serving as a mosque, Burgess rushes through the intensifying flames to rescue a screaming woman and her baby locked in a closet.

The young mother survives, but suffers traumatic muteness. Autopsy shows the infant was gravely ill, suggesting someone was trying to keep mother and child away from hospitals that might have asked questions.

Questioning suspicious' uncooperative refugees' members of a motorcycle gang' and shady businessmen' results in threats to Burgess's family, newly grown by two adopted children.

Burgess persists, certain that finding justice for the child and mute mother will solve everything, until a witnesses draws him and his team into a building... booby-trapped to explode.

Winner of the Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction

"Flora pours on the intensity in this criminal, legal and moral maze." ~Kirkus Reviews

"It's the richness of characterization, refreshing dialogue, and startlingly good writing that recommend Flora's novel." ~Booklist

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Kate Flora developed her fascination with people's criminal tendencies as a lawyer in the Maine attorney general's office. When Kate isn't writing, or teaching writing at Grub Street in Boston, she can be found in her garden, waging battle against critters, pests, and her husband's lawnmower.


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Hardback Editions

October 2014 : USA Hardback

Title: And Grant You Peace (A Joe Burgess Mystery)
Author(s): Kate Flora
ISBN: 1-4328-2939-4 / 978-1-4328-2939-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : USA Paperback

Title: And Grant You Peace (a Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 4)
Author(s): Kate Flora
ISBN: 1-61417-984-0 / 978-1-61417-984-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Epublishing Works!
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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: And Grant You Peace (A Joe Burgess Mystery, Book 4)
Author(s): Kate Flora
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
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