Winter Witness

A Batavia-on-Hudson Mystery

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Pub Date 29 Sep 2020 | Archive Date 06 Jan 2021
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When a beloved nun is murdered in a sleepy Catskill Mountain town, a grieving young widow finds herself at the center of the turmoil. Bianca St. Denis is searching for a job and seeking acceptance in her new home of Batavia-on-Hudson. Agatha Miller, the nun’s closest friend and the ailing local historian everyone loves to hate, shares her painful personal history and long-buried village secrets with Bianca. Armed with this knowledge, Bianca unravels the mysteries surrounding the death while dealing with the suspicions of her eccentric neighbors.

However, Bianca’s meddling complicates the sheriff’s investigation as well as his marriage. Can Sheriff Mike Riley escape his painful past in a town where murder and infighting over a new casino vie for his attention?

Danger stalks Bianca as she gets closer to the truth. Can the sheriff solve the mystery before the killer strikes again? Can the town heal its wounds once the truth has been uncovered?

When a beloved nun is murdered in a sleepy Catskill Mountain town, a grieving young widow finds herself at the center of the turmoil. Bianca St. Denis is searching for a job and seeking acceptance in...


A Note From the Publisher

Book illustrator: Sachi Mulkey

978-1-947915-77-0 (ebook)

Book illustrator: Sachi Mulkey

978-1-947915-77-0 (ebook)


Advance Praise

“In Winter Witness, Tina deBellegarde gives us an evocative debut mystery so lush you’ll believe you’re strolling the streets of Batavia-on-Hudson, battling the brutal winter’s chill, even inhaling the aroma of the town bakery’s wares. Through Bianca St. Denis’s eyes, we gain an outsider’s perspective on the quirks and secrets of a village rife with history and deception, as well as a glimpse into her own loss and heartbreak.”
—Annette Dashofy, USA Today Bestselling Author of the Agatha-nominated Zoe Chambers Mysteries

“In Winter Witness, Tina deBellegarde gives us an evocative debut mystery so lush you’ll believe you’re strolling the streets of Batavia-on-Hudson, battling the brutal winter’s chill, even inhaling...


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