Steal Away, by V.M. Burns

Steal Away, V.M. Burns, RJ Franklin, Mystery
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ISBN: 9781603816939
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Steal Away, by V.M. Burns

Search and Rescue worker Marti Alexander, receives a call to track a missing person. When she arrives, she discovers he ex-husband, Jake Harrison’s dead body. Clues at the scene all point to Marti as the killer. Despite the evidence, Detective RJ Franklin’s partner, his girlfriend, and even his grandmother, don’t believe Marti’s guilty. However, Jake Harrison’s wealthy grandfather, wants justice and inan election year, Mayor Longbow is inclined to give it to him. RJ is pressured to make an arrest quickly or he could lose his job.

Despite his family’s wealth, Jake Harrison owed money to a dangerous loan shark, Mike Maxwell, who has ties to the mafia. RJ is concerned when Chris Green, a young member of his church overhears a conversation between Jake Harrison and Mike Maxwell which could put Chris’s life in danger. Witnesses against Maxwell have a habit of turning up dead.

An object at the crime scene helps RJ find one mistake the killer makes that helps him solve the murder. with a little help, he not only solves a murder but is able to put a dangerous criminal behind bars.

Steal Away is the third book in the RJ Franklin Mystery series.

V.M. Burns was born and raised in the Midwestern United States. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University (Evanston, IL) and master’s degrees from the University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN) and Seton Hill University (Greensburg, PA). She is currently thawing out in Eastern Tennessee. V.M. Burns is a member of Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, and Sisters in Crime. She is the author of the Mystery Bookshop Mystery series and the Dog Club Mystery series.

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