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Devil in the hole

Author: Charles Salzberg
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Five Star, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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In the ballroom of a sparsely furnished Connecticut mansion, police find a shocking sight: four bodies lined up next to each other, three teenagers and a middle-aged woman, each lying on a blanket, each shot once in the head. In an upstairs bedroom: an elderly woman and the family dog, both of them shot as well. The only person missing is the husband, father, son, and prime suspect, John Hartman, who's got a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Salzberg
ISBN: 9781432826963 1432826964
OCLC Number: 833146132
Description: 253 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Charles Salzberg.

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In the ballroom of a sparsely furnished Connecticut mansion, police find a shocking sight: four bodies lined up next to each other, three teenagers and a middle-aged woman, each lying on a blanket, each shot once in the head. In an upstairs bedroom: an elderly woman and the family dog, both of them shot as well. The only person missing is the husband, father, son, and prime suspect, John Hartman, who's got a three-week jump on the police. Through the eyes of almost two dozen characters, including the neighbor who reports the crime, Hartman's mistress, a dogged state investigator, the family minister, and some of the characters Hartman meets on his escape route, we piece together not only what happened and how these shocking murders affect the community, but how John Hartman evades capture, where he's headed, and maybe even why he committed this gruesome crime in the first place.
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