A woman is killed while out counting ginseng for the government ginseng is very valuable in the government Ginseng is very valuable in small town of Deep Down in the Appalachian mountains While the Sheriff is trying to solve this murder another murder occurs Normally a uiet town eople are stating to oint fingers at an old Cherokee Indian for the killings The book just seemed to drag a bit for me although I believe this was well researched Jessie Lockwood cancer researcher is called home to eastern
Kentucky when her mother goes missing Her former lover Drew is now when her mother goes missing Her former lover Drew is now and he needs her help finding the ginseng atches her mother might have been counting in the forest in hopes they will lead to finding her As they work together in the search and the subseuent investigation they uncover a group of suspects that would like to keep Mariah Lockwood s count unpublished The book had a lot *ON THE USES SCARCITY AND VALUE OF WILD GINSENG *the uses scarcity and value of wild ginseng also gave an interesting The Art of Standing Still perspective on the lives of those living in small Appalachian areas Myroblem with the book was the way the villain takes the time at the climax to narrate his reasons for murder and his relationships with the victims while in th. As a child Jessie Lockwood spent many hours helping her mother Mariah count the endangered ginseng A Ladys Honor (Cliffs of Cornwall, plants hidden in the local woods of Deep Down Kentucky There she learned to appreciate the tiny Appalachian town and ginseng's healingowers Now a PhD she's made her home in Lexington even though that meant leavin. ,
E rocess of attempting to murder Jessie It fell apart for me at the end You know what really urks me when Death Comes for the Archbishop proof readers cannot do their jobs This book has so many mistakes I ve notice the same about many MIRA books They really need newroof readers It makes these books very unenjoyable I liked the Mostly Mama plot of the story which concerned the ginseng crop in Kentucky Some wanted it to belentiful so the government would consider it rofitable
to export it while others did not I liked the charactersexport it while others did not I liked the characters Cassie Drew Seth and did not I liked the characters Jess Cassie Drew Seth and I didn t really know who the murderer was until the end and thought it was someone else I thought the author wrote the suspenseful scenes well I enjoyed this novel and would recommend it to anyone who likes mysteries Unlike the other books I have read by Karen Harper I had a hard time getting through this one The background was interesting Appalachia ginseng etc but the story itself didn t g was very good and was interesting My first book by this author It was okay but not great I have to admit I went back and forth with who I thought was the killer A little hoaky at times but overall okay I normally dont review a book I G Deep Down and her beloved mother and Sheriff Drew Webb the man she secretly lovedWhen Jessie is notified that her mother never returned from her last walk in the woods she comes home to Deep Down and to Drew As Jessie and Drew race to find her mother several suspects emerge an agent for those who market the he. Ot halfway in and got tired of the sang talk and herbal storyline IT was obvious what the tall thing was and what it was made talk and herbal storyline IT was obvious what the tall thing was and what it was made I figured out who did it about halfway in sooo obvious So i skipped to the end only to Cutremur de timp prove to myself that myrediction was spot on It was entirely too long for a
Predictable Outcome I Skipped Halfoutcome I skipped half book I gave it 2 stars because it actually kept me reading until halfway otherwise it would have been 1 star for originality the sang storyline A uick summer fun beach type romance and mystery combined book Deep Down Karen HarperRomanticSuspenseJessie Lockwood is in China on business when she gets a call that her mother Mariah is missing She comes home to a small Appalachian town in Kentucky called Deep Down There she teems up with an old Love Drew who is now the local olice Not only does she come home to her missing mother she also comes home to old inner demons she must faceLikable characters but a bit slower than I am used to for a suspense novel I also figured it out about half way through the book the back story and main lot But it was interesting to learn of the ginseng Die Botin des Königs (Reiter-Trilogie plants and the demand for these wildlants. Rb for its life giving roperties; Mariah's disgruntled suitor; and an old Cherokee desperate to rotect the sacred tribal herbIn the mist of legend and fear only two things make sense to Jessie At any cost she is desperate to find her mother And she can't help falling desperately in love with Drew all over agai.