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The Smuggler’s Daughter by Claire Matturro

Friday, July 24, 2020 MysteryFiction

Claire Matturro, The Smuggler's Daughter

Avoiding the beach this summer? Missing sand and surf? Claire Matturro’s crime thriller set on Florida’s Gulf Coast will take you there. You can soak up the atmosphere while her protagonist, Kate Garcia, gets into some mighty deep waters.

Kate has a boyfriend who wants to marry her. Raymond Slaverson is a police detective in the town of Concordia and he and his partner are investigating the fatal shooting of state attorney Alton Weaver.

Kate is the head reference librarian at the county library and the fifth generation of her family to live on the Gulf Coast. She’s up in arms about a phosphate mining operation’s plans to open up a major facility likely to become an environmental disaster...

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