The Resource A killing in the hills, Julia Keller

A killing in the hills, Julia Keller

Label
A killing in the hills
Title
A killing in the hills
Statement of responsibility
Julia Keller
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this novel a mother and a daughter try to do right by a town and each other before it is too late. What is happening in Acker's Gap, West Virginia? Three elderly men are gunned down over their coffee at a local diner, and seemingly half the town is there to witness the act. Still, it happened so fast, and no one seems to have gotten a good look at the shooter. Was it random? Was it connected to the spate of drug violence plaguing poor areas of the country just like Acker's Gap? Or were Dean Streeter, Shorty McClurg, and Lee Rader targeted somehow? One of the witnesses to the brutal incident was Carla Elkins, teenaged daughter of Bell Elkins, the prosecuting attorney for Raythune County, West Virginia. Carla was shocked and horrified by what she saw, but after a few days, she begins to recover enough to believe that she might be uniquely placed to help her mother do her job. After all, what better way to repair their fragile, damaged relationship? But could Carla also end up doing more harm than good, in fact, putting her own life in danger?
Member of
Summary
Prosecuting attorney Bell Elkins and her estranged teenage daughter, Carla, try to protect their town and each other in the aftermath of a shocking triple murder committed by an unknown shooter whose identity is gradually realized by Carla
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10126133
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keller, Julia
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Bell Elkins novels
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older men
  • Witnesses
  • Teenage girls
  • Mothers and daughters
  • West Virginia
Target audience
adult
Label
A killing in the hills, Julia Keller
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781250003485
Lccn
2012016583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
A killing in the hills, Julia Keller
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
371 pages
Isbn
9781250003485
Lccn
2012016583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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