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About Loretta Jackson
Both writers are drawn to the western setting, which has provided a background for much of their work. Their westerns include Death Comes in Pairs and the Luck of the Draw western series: The Devil's Game, The Fifth Ace, and The Wild Card.
Loretta lives in Junction City, Kansas. She is a former high school English teacher who taught for several years on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
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AN ICY DEATH is the fifth book in the Jeff McQuede High Country Mystery Series. Each book in the series contains a complete story and can be read as a stand-alone.
As the old freighter continues along the isolated coastline towards Nome and the Arctic Circle, Ara believes it is on some dreadful mission. When someone tries to kill her, she confides in handsome Marc Stewart, who attempts to convince her that she must give up her search for her missing father.
Marc fails to tell her that he and her father are business associates, and when Ara finds out, she suspects that Marc is playing some major role in the danger that she faces. She is more determined than ever to solve the mystery, but finds herself all alone on a terrifying voyage.
McQuede is astounded to find the mummy in the trunk of Seth Talbot's car. Talbot swears he;s being set up by rival co-workers -- Dr. Arden Reed, in particular -- who plans to benefit from his research.
McQuede suspects the theft of the mummy is a red herring used to cover up the true motive for the crime. The closer he comes to the truth, the deeper McQuede is drawn into an elaborate hoax that threatens his career and places him in grave danger.
"Nice thrills and chills. The authors have obviously done their archeological homework, and in between all the mysterious goings-on, we learn fascinating details of Hatshepsut's stormy reign. The Egyptology is all there, and it's enjoyable." –Mystery Scene Magazine
Outside a small village near the Valley of the Kings, archaeologist Ardis Cole arrives in Egypt to help excavate a tomb recently discovered by her mentor, Jane Darvin. When Jane is murdered, Ardis must assume responsibility for the project.
With the help of mysterious Blake Lydon, she must unravel the tomb’s mystery—an ancient secret concerning two miniature obelisks of gold hidden by Queen Hatshepsut’s love, Senmut, over 2000 years ago.
As Ardis uncovers the ancient mystery, she finds herself drawn into a modern action tale of hatred, murder, and revenge.