Circles of Death
by Marcia Talley

Hannah Ives uncovers a deadly connection between disturbing discoveries in the past and present in this gripping mystery.

Hannah Ives and her husband are staying at their idyllic vacation cottage on Maryland’s eastern shore when a young friend, Noel Sinclair, stops by for a visit. As Hannah shows Noel around the property, they notice some bald eagles in a neighboring cornfield who look seriously ill.

Could these magnificent birds have been poisoned? Hannah’s investigation soon clashes with powerful commercial agricultural interests. Meanwhile, Noel uncovers some shocking news of her own when she and her sister receive the results of their DNA tests. As Hannah tries to discover who is tormenting the birds while also delving into Noel’s family tree, the last thing she expects to uncover is a deadly connection between the two . . .


“Two mysteries plotted with an eye for the details”

Kirkus Reviews

“This intelligent mystery series deserves a long run”

Publishers Weekly on Disco Dead

“Talley’s determined sleuth is more than a match for a ruthless adversary”

Kirkus Reviews on Done Gone

“Energetic . . . Hannah’s gently amusing observations provide counterpoint to the mayhem. Readers will wish her a long career”

Publishers Weekly on Done Gone

“Fast paced and character focused . . . sure to please”

Booklist on Tangled Roots

“Entertaining . . . its solution is both surprising and memorable”

Booklist on Mile High Murder

“Witty, well-constructed . . . Takes the reader on a timely and illuminating trip”

Publishers Weekly on Mile High Murder

Marcia Talley

Marcia Talley is the Agatha and Anthony award-winning author of seventeen previous crime novels featuring sleuth Hannah Ives. Her short stories appear in more than a dozen collections and have been reprinted in several of The Year’s Finest Crime and Mystery Stories anthologies. She is a past president of Sisters in Crime, Inc. Marcia lives in Annapolis, Maryland, but spends the winter months in a quaint Loyalist cottage in the Bahamas. Previous titles in the popular Hannah Ives series published by Severn House include Footprints to Murder, Mile High Murder and Tangled Roots.

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Circles of Death by Marcia Talley is available in the following formats

Hardback97814483079755th March 2024145 X 220mm208$29.99
Hardback97814483079755th March 2024145 X 220mm208£21.99
Ebook97814483079825th March 2023N/A192$24.99
Ebook97814483079825th March 2024N/A192£20.99
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