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A Stone's Throw

(2018)
(The sixth book in the Ellie Stone Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Anthony Awards Best Paperback original (nominee)
Ellie Stone, a young newspaper reporter in 1960s' upstate New York, investigates a double murder at an abandoned stud farm near glamorous Saratoga Springs. August 1962. A suspicious fire claims a tumbledown foaling barn on the grounds of the once-proud Tempesta Stud Farm, halfway between New Holland and Saratoga Springs, NY. The blaze, one of several in recent years at the abandoned farm, barely prompts a shrug from the local sheriff. That is until "girl reporter" Ellie Stone, first on the scene, uncovers a singed length of racing silk in the rubble of the barn. And it's wrapped around the neck of one of two charred bodies buried in the ashes. A bullet between the eyes of one of the victims confirms it's murder, and the police suspect gamblers. Ellie digs deeper. The double murder, committed on a ghostly stud farm in the dead of night, leads Ellie down a haunted path, just a stone's throw from the glamour of Saratoga Springs, to a place where dangerous men don't like to lose. Unraveling secrets from the past--crushing failure and heartless betrayal--she's learning that arson can be cold revenge.

Genre: Historical Mystery

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Paperback Editions

June 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Stone's Throw: An Ellie Stone Mystery (6)
Author(s): James W Ziskin
ISBN: 1-63388-419-8 / 978-1-63388-419-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Seventh Street Books
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Kindle Editions

June 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Stone's Throw: An Ellie Stone Mystery
Author(s): James W Ziskin
Publisher: Seventh Street Books
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June 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Stone's Throw: An Ellie Stone Mystery
Author(s): James W Ziskin
Publisher: Seventh Street Books
Availability: Amazon UK