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To Joshua, Cadence is a mystery to unravel.


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In war-torn Berlin, two lovers risk all to save endangered Jews.


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The holidays are served up with some spice in this small-town romance featuring a woman who must maintain a secret identity and the man who begins falling for her.


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Catching a kidnapper takes teamwork...and a St. Bernard.


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PI Emma Djan investigates the death of Lady Araba, a Ghanaian fashion icon and social media celebrity


Picnic In the Ruins
Todd Robert Petersen

Counterpoint
January 2021
On Sale: January 5, 2021
336 pages
ISBN: 1640093222
EAN: 9781640093225
Kindle: B08DMW65FN
Trade Size / e-Book
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Fiction Adventure

Anthropologist Sophia Shepard is researching the impact of tourism on cultural sites in a remote national monument on the Utah-Arizona border when she crosses paths with two small-time criminals. The Ashdown brothers were hired to steal maps from a "collector" of Native American artifacts, but their ineptitude has alerted the local sheriff to their presence. Their employer, a former lobbyist seeking lucrative monument land that may soon be open to energy exploration, sends a fixer to clean up their mess. Suddenly, Sophia must put her theories to the test in the real world, and the stakes are higher than she could have ever imagined.

What begins as a madcap caper across the RV-strewn vacation lands of southern Utah becomes a meditation on mythology, authenticity, the ethics of preservation, and one nagging question: Who owns the past?

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