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Duluth not a quiet town-and avoid the bridge!,
This review is from: The Watcher (Paperback)
The setting is Duluth Minnesota.An old industrial town on the Great Lakes that has not adjusted to the end of its shipbuilding;mining etc past.An old murder case-never solved- comes back to life prompted by a reporter with a past, and a more than passing interest in what happened 30 yrs before.
Stride is drawn into it again, as it involves his high school sweetheart who became his wife,and who tragically died while still young.The author is at his best describing the long ago love affair between these 2 that led them to marriage.
A very good story(even though I guessed who the murderer was long before the end), because of the evocative descriptions of this strange town perched on the edge of the Great Lakes, and the hardy people who accept to live in these extreme weather conditions.
Well written,with some very tense moments-especially on that road bridge that allows the giant freighters to pass through the lakes.