The Locket

The Locket

An Endurance Mystery

The Big Band Era—Dancing on the Rooftop
Romance in the Air—and Murder in the Shadows

“The dispatcher called to tell her it was time to move the bones.”

After solving a double homicide in the hot Midwest summer, Endurance police detective TJ Sweeney isn’t given long to rest. A construction crew has found human bones while digging a building foundation on the outskirts of town.

Sweeney’s investigation soon concludes this is a murder victim, but from many decades earlier. Trying to identify the remains and put a name on the killer takes Sweeney through a maze of dead ends and openings, twists and turns.

And then it becomes personal …

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The Locket

TJ Sweeney gets the spotlight in this Endurance novella about a murder victim in the 1940s. It
was the Big Band Era, romance was in the air, and tragedy was close at hand.

Three May Keep A Secret

“…if two of them are dead.” Retired teacher, Grace Kimball, discovers the truth of Ben
Franklin’s aphorism when her quiet town of Endurance is rocked by a murder or two.

Marry in Haste

“ …repent at leisure.” Two wives—two murders a century apart—and a shocking secret connects
them. Grace Kimball investigates, hoping to save a life.

Death Takes No Bribes

Who poisoned Endurance High School Principal John Hardy? Death is stalking the halls of
Grace’s old workplace, and Grace and TJ Sweeney are only a few steps ahead.

© Susan Van Kirk 2019

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