A Deadly Turn
by Claire Booth

Branson county sheriff Hank Worth struggles to uncover the truth behind a fatal car crash in this absorbing mystery.

Hank Worth thinks he’s performed a good deed when he pulls over the car of six teens caught speeding on a Saturday night and lets them off with a warning and instructions to go home. When he responds to an urgent call minutes later, he realises he made a fatal error of judgement – every teen is dead.

Struggling to come to terms with his role in the crash, Hank begins to suspect foul play. While notifying the parents of the children involved, his suspicions grow when an unidentified body is discovered in one of their homes and a teenage girl is found after apparently attempting to commit suicide. Hank believes the incidents are connected, but those around him disagree.

Is Hank right, or is his guilt making him search for answers where there are none?


Strong … a fascinating and complex plot. Readers will hope Hank has a long career ahead of him

Publishers Weekly

A thoughtful entry in an increasingly solid series, particularly for the added dimension it brings to the protagonist


Claire Booth

Formerly a crime reporter for daily newspapers throughout the United States, Claire Booth has used this experience to write three previous Sheriff Hank Worth mystery novels based on small-town American life. She is also the author of one non-fiction book, The False Prophet: Conspiracy, Extortion, and Murder in the Name of God. She lives in California.

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A Deadly Turn by Claire Booth is available in the following formats

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