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The Coal Black Asphalt Tomb

A Berger and Mitry Mystery by David Handler

The Coal Black Asphalt Tomb by David Handler

Synopsis (from the publisher): The historic New England village of Dorset has actually elected a living, breathing woman as its First Selectman. And now she’s about to undertake the Historic District’s biggest public works project in a generation — the widening and re-grading of Dorset Street. The job has needed doing for ages but the previous First Selectman, Bob Paffin, always opposed it. So did a lot of Dorset’s blue-blooded old guard.

The long put-off dig uncovers a body buried underneath the pavement in front of the Congregational Church. It belongs to Lt. Lance Paffin, Bob Paffin’s older brother, a dashing U.S. Navy flyer who went missing off his sailboat the night of the country club’s spring dance more than forty years ago. Everyone had assumed he just left town. But now it's clear Lance has been under Dorset Street this whole time, and that he was murdered.

Des and Mitch soon discover that there are deep, dark secrets surrounding Dorset's elite, and some very distinguished careers have been built on lies.

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The Coal Black Asphalt Tomb by David Handler

The Coal Black Asphalt Tomb by David Handler — A Berger and Mitry Mystery

Publisher: Minotaur Books
Format: Hardcover
ISBN-13: 978-1-250-04197-5
Publication Date: March 2014
List Price: $25.99

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