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Wishful seeing

Author: Janet Kellough
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A body is discovered on an isolated island in Rice Lake. Saddlebag preacher Thaddeus Lewis is sent on a desperate hunt for the truth when a woman for whom he feels a guilty attraction stands accused of the murder. Meanwhile, railway mania grips the county: everyone expects to get rich off the Cobourg -Peterborough rail line, some at the expense of others.
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Kellough, Janet.
Wishful seeing.
(CaOONL)20159081750
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janet Kellough
ISBN: 9781459735378 1459735374
OCLC Number: 928604080
Awards: Short-listed for Arthur Ellis Award, Best Novel 2017 (Canada)
Description: 299 pages ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Janet Kellough.

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Saddlebag preacher and sleuth Thaddeus Lewis doesn't have the purest motives for defending a married woman accused of murder. Enlisting his granddaughter and a wet-behind-the-ears lawyer, he  Read more...

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An appealing look at life in mid-1800s Canada, full of historical detail, engaging characters, and a murder investigation that takes many surprising twists and turns before it can be solved. * Kirkus Read more...

 
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