Two Dead on Crystal Creek
Dorothy Powell’s private thoughts and meanderings concerning the past is an attempt to deal with her husband Arthur’s sudden death. After fifty-six years of togetherness, she is alone and sad and must reinvent her future going forward. Daughter Claire is there to comfort her through the burial process. Life becomes more complicated as Dorothy learns she’s the recipient of Arthur’s lucrative life-insurance policy. Detective Peters thinks Dorothy killed him for the money. But uncovering the facts lying beneath the surface is far more revealing. This multi-faceted mystery touches on the emotions of the heart and defines how one person copes with loneliness and spousal loss.