A Widow's Curse (A Fever Devilin Mystery)

by Phillip DePoy | Mystery & Thrillers | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 9780373266418 Global Overview for this book
Registered by AlterEgoZoe of Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania USA on 8/14/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by AlterEgoZoe from Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania USA on Sunday, August 14, 2011
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Fever Devilin, a folklorist by inclination and training, was born and raised among the hill-country folk of the Georgia Appalachians and it was there that he returned once he decided to leave academia. And he's the perfect person to turn to when the owner of a mysterious medallion, one with some connection to the area, wants to uncover the provenance of the piece. On the surface, it sounds simple enough but in Fever's life, nothing is ever simple. Especially when the medallion's owner is found dead, murdered, in Fever's own house and the papers of Fever's late grandfather, of no intrinsic value, are stolen. And Fever himself in the prime suspect in the murder. The only clue to the truth behind these confusing events is the medallion itself, which is somehow tied to Fever's secretive family's history. With someone trying to frame him for the murder and other hidden forces hot on the trail of the medallion itself, Fever is wedged tightly between the proverbial 'rock' and equally proverbial 'hard place.' And the only possible way out is buried within the uncomfortable hidden truths about his own family that Fever has spent years trying to avoid.

Released 6 yrs ago (12/10/2012 UTC) at Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center. in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania USA

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When he looked up again Tas had gone. Rising to join the others, he caught sight of something small and abandoned on the floor. "Tas you forgot your pipe." He picked it up and then saw words carved into the wood he had not seen before. Find the music, find the magic.
"Did you carve this?"
Tas did not turn. "Yes," he said, reluctantly. "I have to leave it."
"But, Tas, why?"
Tas squared his shoulders as though firming some resolve. But still he did not turn. "Because the shepherd said that it could only be used once. Thats why I can't get the pipe to play that song-or any song. I've used the magic." He took a deep breath and went on. "And he said that once I found the magic I had the pass the pipe on." he paused and then he did turn, a scamp's humor in his long brown eyes. "It's going to be a long winter. I'm going to leave it here for someone else to find."
"Snowsong" by Nancy Varian Berberick

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Journal Entry 3 by AlterEgoZoe at Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania USA on Monday, September 04, 2017
This has been sitting at Pocono cinema for a while, so I'll rerelease somewhere else.

Journal Entry 4 by AlterEgoZoe at Little Free Library in Portland, Pennsylvania USA on Thursday, October 05, 2017

Released 1 yr ago (10/4/2017 UTC) at Little Free Library in Portland, Pennsylvania USA

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Released for the Spook-Tacular October 2017 Release Challenge

When he looked up again Tas had gone. Rising to join the others, he caught sight of something small and abandoned on the floor. "Tas you forgot your pipe." He picked it up and then saw words carved into the wood he had not seen before. Find the music, find the magic.
"Did you carve this?"
Tas did not turn. "Yes," he said, reluctantly. "I have to leave it."
"But, Tas, why?"
Tas squared his shoulders as though firming some resolve. But still he did not turn. "Because the shepherd said that it could only be used once. Thats why I can't get the pipe to play that song-or any song. I've used the magic." He took a deep breath and went on. "And he said that once I found the magic I had the pass the pipe on." he paused and then he did turn, a scamp's humor in his long brown eyes. "It's going to be a long winter. I'm going to leave it here for someone else to find."
"Snowsong" by Nancy Varian Berberick

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