Long Upon the Land

Long Upon the Land

A Deborah Knott Mystery

Large Print - 2015
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"On a remote corner of his farm, Judge Deborah Knott's father, Kezzie, discovers the body of a man bludgeoned to death. Deborah's husband, Sheriff's Deputy Dwight Bryant, uncovers a long-simmering hostility between Kezzie and the slain man over a land dispute. Deborah's brothers are reluctant to talk about the dead man. Is the murder linked to Kezzie's illegal whiskey business? And could his courtship of Deborah's mother have something to do with the bad blood between the two families? For years she has wondered how the daughter of a wealthy attorney could have married a widowed, semi-illiterate bootlegger..."--Back cover
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thorndike Press/Gale Cengage Learning, 2015
Edition: Large print ed
ISBN: 9781410480545
1410480542
Branch Call Number: LP MYS Maron
Characteristics: 359 p. (large print) ; 23 cm

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Chapel_Hill_AmandaG Aug 12, 2015

Since this is the last Deborah Knott book, this was a bittersweet read. I loved the flashbacks into Kezzie and Sue's courtship. I wished I got even more of their story! Definitely a good final book.


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Pliggs
Apr 16, 2017

Being a past resident of North Carolina has enhanced my enjoyment of this series, but this book was particularly enjoyable. The characters are believable, the life circumstances are believable and the plots are readable. I will miss these characters - but who knows, Deborah may turn up in New York? Hope so.

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alex59
Nov 21, 2016

Excellent book! Well-written and a great cast of characters. I enjoyed the way she had two related story lines occurring at different points in time. Highly recommend this book.

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sandraperkins
Nov 19, 2015

I loved this book! I have loved this whole series, but this book is especially good. Please say it is not the last!

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Roundcat
Sep 02, 2015

The two themes of this book--the story of Deborah Knott's parents' courtship and the murder of a problematic neighbor--keep us moving back and forth between the heartwarming background story and the violent death that must be solved. Both are puzzles of a different kind and so keep us guessing until the end. Both puzzles come to surprising solutions. Great book. I hope it's not the last.

Chapel_Hill_AmandaG Aug 12, 2015

Since this is the last Deborah Knott book, this was a bittersweet read. I loved the flashbacks into Kezzie and Sue's courtship. I wished I got even more of their story! Definitely a good final book.

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