Millys Altman lives in Uniontown, a small town tucked in the southwest corner of Pennsylvania at the foot of the Allegheny Mountains. Uniontown flourished in the golden years of the late nineteenth century when coal was king and fortunes were made and is the setting for this fictional novel.
Ms. Altman has played many roles: college student, teacher, camp follower, writer, traveler, and nurturer. Her busy years stretch on, and she is running out of space to put candles on her birthday cake!
Travelers, Jenny and her lawyer father, Marcus, stop for a night at a country inn in a small town. Just as they prepare to journey on, they are arrested for the murder of a beautiful heiress to a coal mining fortune. Suddenly, they must escape the noose that is waiting to hang them. How they do this in a parochial town that brands them as criminals and refuses to give up its dark secrets is a tale of dogged sleuthing. Probing uncovers shocking details of intrigue, double-dealing, blackmail, and adultery in the past life and loves of this charming passionate woman. The trail finally leads them close to exposing the identity of the real murderer, but time is running out.
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Racing In Her Blood
A professional racing career? Why not? IF your father owns a Porsche-Audi agency, and your uncle was a race driver, and you've been around cars since before you could walk, it's a natural.
Unless you're a girl.
Jane Barton wants to race, and this novel traces her attempt to break into the male-dominated world of auto racing. This fast-moving story brings vividly to life the tension in the pit, the excitement at the track, and the thrill of taking the lead-and the difficulties facing a young woman who wants to prove that she can compete...and win.