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Books: Southern Thrillers

03/24/2015 08:42AM ● By Aimee Cormier

By Ray Saadi—Book Editor

BLOOD IN THE CANE FIELD by Anne L. Simon, Border Press, $18.00

Blood In The Cane Field by Anne L. Simon (Border Press) opens with the discovery of blood in a sugarcane field. Eighteen-year-old Danny Howard is accused of double homicides, but Public Defender John Clark, III puts his career at risk and defies the powers-that-be to save the boy. Simon, who’s had a long and distinguished career as a judge, well knows her way in a courtroom and delivers truly authentic trial scenes. 

SAVE THEM ALL by Carrie Simon, Innovo Publishing, $15.79

Carrie Simon has created a novel of a small Southern town with a secret. When her heroine Ayla arrives there with her family, disturbing memories haunt the townspeople. When Ayla begins having frightening dreams, she’s determined to discover their meaning and is compelled to reach out and save a little boy. SAVE THEM ALL (Innovo Publishing) is a thriller with a strong message against child abuse.

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