Desert Lost by Betty Webb audiobook

Desert Lost: A Lena Jones Mystery

By Betty Webb
A Poisoned Pen Press Mystery
Read by Marguerite Gavin

Blackstone Publishing

The Lena Jones Mysteries: Book 6

8.02 Hours Unabridged
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While running surveillance in an industrial section of Scottsdale, Arizona, PI Lena Jones discovers the body of a woman connected to the infamous polygamy cult Second Zion. Lena joins forces with a former polygamist “sister wife” to find the victim’s killer and discovers a shocking secret: that in a society where one man can have ten wives, nine men will have none. Second Zion makes certain these possible rivals don’t stick around. In the midst of Lena’s search for the dead woman’s lost son, memories from her own damaged childhood surface when she is surprised by a visit from her beloved foster mother, whom she’d been forcibly parted from at the age of nine. The reunion is interrupted when Lena learns that a friend in Hollywood is being stalked by a mental patient. Lena flies to her aid, only to find that danger has followed her.

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Summary

Summary

While running surveillance in an industrial section of Scottsdale, Arizona, PI Lena Jones discovers the body of a woman connected to the infamous polygamy cult Second Zion. Lena joins forces with a former polygamist “sister wife” to find the victim’s killer and discovers a shocking secret: that in a society where one man can have ten wives, nine men will have none. Second Zion makes certain these possible rivals don’t stick around.

In the midst of Lena’s search for the dead woman’s lost son, memories from her own damaged childhood surface when she is surprised by a visit from her beloved foster mother, whom she’d been forcibly parted from at the age of nine. The reunion is interrupted when Lena learns that a friend in Hollywood is being stalked by a mental patient. Lena flies to her aid, only to find that danger has followed her.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Clear-cut characterizations help a complicated plot flow smoothly.” Publishers Weekly
“A fast-paced sixth series entry that will appeal to readers who enjoy gritty Southwestern mysteries. No one writes quite like she does.” Library Journal
“Narrator Marguerite Gavin does an excellent job presenting the plucky, fearless, and down-to-earth heroine, Lena Jones. She gives each character a distinct personality. This audiobook will appeal to adults and also mature teens. Although the language is frequently off-color, it seems appropriate to the nature of the characters and the locale.” SoundCommentary.com

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Author

Author Bio: Betty Webb

Author Bio: Betty Webb

Betty Webb worked as a journalist and often bases her mystery novels on stories she covered as a reporter. Currently a creative writing teacher at Phoenix College, she is a member of the National Federation of Press Women, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and the Society of Southwestern Authors.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 8.02
Audience: Adult
Language: English