Cemetery Road

A Novel

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Author: Greg Iles

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062824635

Category: Fiction

Page: 608

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Sometimes the price of justice is a good man’s soul. The #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Natchez Burning trilogy returns with an electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town. “An ambitious stand-alone thriller that is both an absorbing crime story and an in-depth exploration of grief, betrayal and corruption… Iles’s latest calls to mind the late, great Southern novelist Pat Conroy. Like Conroy, Iles writes with passion, intensity and absolute commitment.” — Washington Post When Marshall McEwan left his Mississippi hometown at eighteen, he vowed never to return. The trauma that drove him away spurred him to become one of the most successful journalists in Washington, DC. But as the ascendancy of a chaotic administration lifts him from print fame to television stardom, Marshall discovers that his father is terminally ill, and he must return home to face the unfinished business of his past. On arrival, he finds Bienville, Mississippi very much changed. His family’s 150-year-old newspaper is failing; and Jet Turner, the love of his youth, has married into the family of Max Matheson, one of a dozen powerful patriarchs who rule the town through the exclusive Bienville Poker Club. To Marshall’s surprise, the Poker Club has taken a town on the brink of extinction and offered it salvation, in the form of a billion-dollar Chinese paper mill. But on the verge of the deal being consummated, two murders rock Bienville to its core, threatening far more than the city’s economic future. An experienced journalist, Marshall has seen firsthand how the corrosive power of money and politics can sabotage investigations. Joining forces with his former lover—who through her husband has access to the secrets of the Poker Club—Marshall begins digging for the truth behind those murders. But he and Jet soon discover that the soil of Mississippi is a minefield where explosive secrets can destroy far more than injustice. The South is a land where everyone hides truths: of blood and children, of love and shame, of hate and murder—of damnation and redemption. The Poker Club’s secret reaches all the way to Washington, D.C., and could shake the foundations of the U.S. Senate. But by the time Marshall grasps the long-buried truth about his own history, he would give almost anything not to have to face it.

Cemetery Road

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Author: Pookie Marceaux

Publisher: Author House

ISBN: 1452066221

Category: Fiction

Page: 168

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Horror struck a small south Louisiana town when an escapee from the insane asylum injected more than fear into these heart-warming townspeople. A gripping mystery of who-done-it. A surprise ending keeps you on the edge of sanity.

Down Cemetery Road

Zoe Boehm Thrillers 1

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Author: Mick Herron

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1473646987

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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'Good characterisation, dialogue and a well-paced narrative make this confident first novel frighteningly plausible' Daily Telegraph When a house explodes in a quiet Oxford suburb and a young girl disappears in the aftermath, Sarah Tucker - a young married woman, bored and unhappy with domestic life - becomes obsessed with finding her. Accustomed to dull chores in a childless household and hosting her husband's wearisome business clients for dinner, Sarah suddenly finds herself questioning everything she thought she knew, as her investigation reveals that people long believed dead are still among the living, while the living are fast joining the dead. What begins in a peaceful neighbourhood reaches its climax on a remote, unwelcoming Scottish island as the search puts Sarah in league with a man who finds himself being hunted down by murderous official forces.

Cemetery Road

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Author: Gar Anthony Haywood

Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd

ISBN: 1780100353

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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The new novel from a critically acclaimed and award-winning author - When Errol 'Handy' White returns to his native Los Angeles to attend the funeral of his old friend R.J. Burrow, who has been brutally murdered, a terrible secret threatens to reveal itself. Twenty-six years earlier, Handy, R.J. and O'Neal Holden pulled a heist that went horrible awry, and Handy's been waiting for it to come back and haunt them ever since. Was the murder linked to the past? Handy knows he can't leave until he finds out for sure.

Cemetery Road

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Author: Esiaba Irobi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 149

View: 5876

Cemetery Road

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Author: Tom Lowe

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781518718281

Category:

Page: 364

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Caroline Harper still thinks of him every day. For more than fifty years, not a day goes by when Caroline doesn't think of her brother Andy. The last time she saw Andy was when he left home to spend thirty days at Florida's largest reform school. Caroline's family was told that Andy ran away in the middle of the night. Fifty years later, Sean O'Brien receives a letter from a dead man. A year earlier the man had hired Sean O'Brien and chartered his boat for a fishing trip. Now the man is reaching from the grave to hire him again. But this time it's to find a killer. Jackson County-the location of the old reform school, still carries smoldering baggage from the Civil War, and after a half-century, there are those who don't want a forensics investigation on the property, because to do so will reveal one of the nation's darkest secrets.

The Cemetery Road

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Author: Dallas Lincoln

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781724630452

Category:

Page: 66

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A look back at childhood times in the 1940's in the small, rural village of Lakeville, Michigan. A time when children could stay out until dark and make their own fun and things to do. But a visit to the cemetery at night on Halloween? That just might be going too far.

Cemetery Road

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Author: Thomas S. Lieber

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781540381538

Category:

Page: 336

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From the pages of the first book of the Diamond Legacy, Mortuary, the threat of Terrance Diamond re-emerges. Seven years have passed. Gabe White and his family have laid to rest the memory of the Diamonds and Hampton Heights has returned to the guise of a quiet resort town... or so they believe. One thing Gabe has learned is that evil is patient. It bides its time in the mantle of friends and even lovers. When a new mortician establishes himself in the town's sole funeral parlor, once the site of unspeakable horrors, it re-opens old wounds. Memories return to haunt Gabe's family, bringing pain and suffering, and it's all over one man--one demon--who Gabe had imprisoned seven years before. Terrance Diamond will not rest until he exacts revenge on the only man to best him. It is soon evident that Gabe's family is once again pursued by an ancient evil, and in order to spare his loved ones from this diabolical threat, the hunted must become the hunter. A new battle for the soul of Hampton Heights begins.

On Haunted Ground

The Green Ghost and Other Spirits of Cemetery Road

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Author: Lisa Rogers

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738733784

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 264

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The true story of a family and its ghosts Lisa Rogers sensed that the house she bought with her husband Wes came with a ghost. But nothing prepared them for doors slamming on their own, objects flying, and the nightly appearance of a glowing green orb in their bedroom. The men in the family wouldn’t—or couldn’t—accept the paranormal activity. While daughter Keshia grew attached to the grandmotherly ghost who taught her not to be afraid of thunderstorms and the Native American spirit who tucked her into bed, her brother Troy wasn’t quick to believe in their unearthly guests. This amazing true story details two decades of terrifying, funny, and heartwarming paranormal encounters—the mischievous entity that imitates the voice of each family member, the spool that “comes to life” to chase the kids, the shocking events that shake Wes and Troy’s skepticism—and the enduring love that keeps the family together through it all.