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Root of all Evil: A Laurel Highlands Mystery


  • Liz Milliron


  • Private Investigators
"Fast-paced, authentic and compelling - this tightly written procedural is action-packed and full of heart. Milliron definitely knows her stuff - what a wonderful new voice in crime fiction!" - Hank Phillippi Ryan, nationally best selling author of TRUST ME

Rumors of a meth operation in rustic Fayette County catch the attention of Pennsylvania State Trooper Jim Duncan. When he learns that Aaron Trafford, a man who recently dodged a drug conviction, has returned to the county, the conclusion seems obvious. Trafford has set up a new operation.

Meanwhile, assistant public defender Sally Castle’s colleague, Colin Rafferty, has become uncharacteristically nervous and secretive. Her suspicion that he’s hiding something serious is confirmed when she learns of a threatening visitor and discovers a note on his desk stating, “You’d better fix this.”

Colin’s subsequent murder is the first frayed thread in a complex web of deceit. Jim fears Sally’s stubborn determination to get justice for her friend will put her in a killer’s crosshairs, but Sally won't rest until she finds answers--even if it costs her everything.