The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter by Sharyn McCrumb

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The Underhill family were newcomers to town, now four of them lie dead. An open and shut case it appears - the eldest son killed them, then turned the gun on himself. Only Sheriff Arrowood and old Nora, who has "the sight", remain unconvinced. But that is not all that Nora can foresee.

About Sharyn McCrumb

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Sharyn McCrumb was born in Wilmington, North Carolina on February 26, 1948. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received an M.A. in English from Virginia Tech. Her novels include Elizabeth MacPherson series and the Ballad series. Her book, St. Dale, won a 2006 Library of Virginia Award and the Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year Award. She has received numerous awards for her work including the Wilma Dykeman Award for Literature, the Sherwood Anderson Short Story Award, the Perry F. Kendig Award for Achievement in Literary Arts, the Chaffin Award for Southern Literature, and the Plattner Award for Short Story. She has been writer-in-residence at King College in Tennessee and Shepherd College in West Virginia.
Published January 1, 1992 by Scribner. 227 pages
Genres: History, Romance, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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