Item description for Dead Madonna (Loon Lake Fishing Mysteries) by Victoria Houston...
Overview The charming resort town of Loon Lake, Wisconsin is once again rocked by murder and retired dentist and fly fisherman Doc Osborne is deputized to help Police Chief Lew Ferris handle two grisly murders committed on one summer morning.
Publishers Description When the body of a lovely young woman is found floating beneath a party pontoon on a popular lake in northern Wisconsin on the same morning that a prominent widow is found bludgeoned in her gracious home, Loon Lake Police Chief Lew Ferris is caught short-handed.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 5.5" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.68 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2007
Publisher Bleak House
ISBN 1932557334 ISBN13 9781932557336
Availability 0 units.
More About Victoria Houston
In her teens and twenties, mystery author Victoria Houston was the classic hometown girl who couldn't wait to leave her small Wisconsin town. She has not only returned to her hometown, Rhinelander, but she has based her popular mystery series on the region's fishing culture.
Victoria Houston currently resides in Rhinelander Rhinelander Rhin. Victoria Houston was born in 1945.
Reviews - What do customers think about Dead Madonna (Loon Lake Fishing Mysteries)?
Wait expectantly for every new title Apr 24, 2008
I so look forward to every new title in this series. I love the doc and the sheriff.And who could not love a 6'6" man with a trout on his head. these are a delightful quick read.
Vickie does it again Aug 24, 2007
Like her other books, this is great reading. It should appeal to fishermen, mystery addicts and folks who would like to just sit back, relax, and enjoy a fun book. If you like mysteries and would like a taste of northern Wisconsin, I'd suggest you start with her first book and read the series. You'll soon become an addict. Classic Vickie Houston !!!!! I wish I didn't have to wait a year for the next one. I loved it !!!! Thanks Vickie, you've given me much enjoyment again !!
A Series that Continues to Please Jul 20, 2007
A boater makes a gruesome discovery when his houseboat gets stuck on the body of a young girl who was last seen partying hard by night and working by day for the Chamber of Commerce. This, along with the bloody murder of a recent widow puts the kibosh on Doc Osborne's plans to relax and fish with his ladylove, Police Chief Lew Ferris. Deputized once again, Doc discovers the DeeDee Kurlander was a very ambitious woman with a harassment suit pending and the goal to become a trophy wife. Doc and Lew once again enlist Ray Pradt, an unlikely lothario with a penchant for wearing a stuffed fish on his cap who becomes enamored with a very attractive gun specialist.
Once again Ms. Houston fills her novel with quirky and entertaining characters who delight the reader and keep the humor flowing steadily until the gripping conclusion. There are enough twists and turns to keep the conclusion a surprise, yet the reader never feels tricked or misled. The strongest element of the Loon Lake Mystery series is Houston's creation of characters who are a delight to follow. New readers and long-time fans will find much to like in this novel, as Houston never fails to create novels full of wit, humor, and suspense.
My Favorite Jul 13, 2007
This book is great, I loved it and as I have said before your characters are charming, interesting and unique. Please continue the Loon Lake Mysteries and keep improving Doc's fly fishing!
Another great adventure! Jul 10, 2007
Once again, a fun and interesting adventure! It was the perfect book for my summer vacation trip -- upbeat, interesting and creative.