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Superstition / Karen Robards.

By: Robards, Karen.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Australia] : Doubleday, 2006Description: 418 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781920798918 (pbk.).Subject(s): Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Reporters and reporting -- Fiction | Haunted houses -- Fiction | Women -- Crimes against -- Fiction | South Carolina -- FictionGenre/Form: Romantic suspense fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. DDC classification: T Subject: Pawley's Island, South Carolina, seemed an idyllic place, until an unsolved murder -- the grisly stabbing of teenager Tara Mitchell and the disappearance of her two friends -- disturbed the peace. In the 15 years since the murders, all who have lived in the mansion where it happened have left in fear, claiming that the dead girls haunt the house. TV reporter Nicky Sullivan believes this story could be her big break, and arranges for a live television seance in an attempt to contact the girls. But it all goes horribly wrong when, during the show, a young woman is murdered in exactly the same way as Tara was all those years ago. Nicky's producers order her to continue, and in doing so she meets enigmatic police chief Joe Franconi. But, as the tension between them grows, another identical murder occurs. This time, there is a menacing note warning that the original killer has come back to claim three more lives. Two down, one to go...Could Nicky be the killer's third victim?
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Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Fiction Collection
Fiction Collection ROB 1 Available T00425100
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Originally published: New York: G. P. Putnam, 2004; London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2006.

"They say bad things come in threes..."--Cover.

Pawley's Island, South Carolina, seemed an idyllic place, until an unsolved murder -- the grisly stabbing of teenager Tara Mitchell and the disappearance of her two friends -- disturbed the peace. In the 15 years since the murders, all who have lived in the mansion where it happened have left in fear, claiming that the dead girls haunt the house. TV reporter Nicky Sullivan believes this story could be her big break, and arranges for a live television seance in an attempt to contact the girls. But it all goes horribly wrong when, during the show, a young woman is murdered in exactly the same way as Tara was all those years ago. Nicky's producers order her to continue, and in doing so she meets enigmatic police chief Joe Franconi. But, as the tension between them grows, another identical murder occurs. This time, there is a menacing note warning that the original killer has come back to claim three more lives. Two down, one to go...Could Nicky be the killer's third victim?

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