The Valley of the Shadow: A Cornish Mystery

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Macmillan, Dec 11, 2012 - Fiction - 309 pages
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A cryptic message spurs Eleanor, Megan, and Nick Gresham on a frantic search for a refugee's missing family

While out on a walk, Eleanor Trewynn, her niece Megan, and her neighbor Nick spot a young, half-drowned Indian man floating in the water. Delirious and concussed, he utters a cryptic message about his family being trapped in a cave and his mother dying. The young man, unconscious and unable to help, is whisked away to a hospital while a desperate effort is mounted find the missing family in time. 

The local police inspector presumes that they are refugees from East Africa, abandoned by the smugglers who brought them in, so while the countryside is being scoured for the family, Eleanor herself descends into a dangerous den of smugglers in a desperate search to find the man responsible while there is still time.


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Review: The Valley of the Shadow (Cornish Mystery #3)

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

This book is the third in a series. I haven't read the first two, but I don't feel that I missed out on all that much by not reading them. Just a bit of back-story. Eleanor always seems to be where ... Read full review

Review: The Valley of the Shadow (Cornish Mystery #3)

User Review  - Nancy Cook Lauer - Goodreads

It's a British cozy, so I didn't expect much more than an easy little read with a Miss Marple type of character. It was all that, but it still left me feeling vaguely unsatisfied. Read full review

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CAROLA DUNN is the author of numerous books, including Manna from Hades and A Colourful Death, the two previous books featuring Eleanor Trewynnm. Born and raised in England, she lives in Eugene, Oregon.

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