The Covenant by Jeff Crook
A Mystery (Jackie Lyons Mystery)

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Jackie Lyons investigates a father's mysterious death, in the second installment of her ghostly mystery series

When photographer and former Memphis police detective Jackie Lyons finds Sam Loftin's lifeless body in the same location where his daughter died five years earlier, there's no reason to think he didn't kill himself, too. No reason, except Jackie has just seen Sam's ghost act out the last violent moments of his life.

In investigating his murder, Jackie is drawn into a tumultuous battle between wealthy and powerful suburbanites and a charismatic preacher trying to serve the poor and homeless. But a deeper mystery lurks beneath the petty rivalries and jealousies of a gated community, one that stretches back into the distant past and reaches out to snare the youngest of this generation. A secret so dark, it can only be protected by "The Covenant."

 

About Jeff Crook

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A technical writer/editor for the U.S. Postal Service, JEFF CROOK is also the author of several fantasy books in the Dragonlance series including Conundrum and The Thieves' Guild.  He lives in Mississippi with his wife and two sons.  This is his first mystery. 
 
Published January 12, 2016 by Minotaur Books. 400 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Heroin railroaded Jackie Lyons's career as a police detective. Now she lives in a roach hotel piecing together a living by taking crime scene photographs. When she is hired to take pictures of the run-down Stirling Plantation, near Memphis, TN, she hopes it will be a turning point in h

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