Today's excerpt is from the Silver Rush historical mystery series by Ann Parker.
Publishers Weekly called LEADEN SKIES (Poisoned Pen Press, July 2009) "a twisty tale of murder and ambition."
Excerpt from "Leaden Skies" -
"July 22, 1880
When the summer storm arrived late that afternoon, it was hailed as a blessing. Damp splots the size of half-eagle gold coins pocked hats and shawls, sent small dust explosions puffing up from dirt streets ground to dust beneath boots and wagon wheels, and tempted small children to stand with faces upturned, tongues thrust out to catch the drops."
(The description makes you feel like you're there, doesn't it?)
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