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The first four novels of the Thaddeus Lewis Mystery series, with the inimitable Lewis, saddlebag preacher and reluctant sleuth. During the wild era before Confederation, and with the mysterious death of his daughter Sarah hanging over him, he finds himself investigating other troubling deaths and shining a light on darkness in pre-Confederation Canada. And his list of suspects is growing … <br/> <br/>
<b>“A four-star selection that will be loved by all mystery fans.” <br/> – <i>Suspense Magazine</i> <br/> <br/></b>
<b>“Kellough does a fine job of bringing life to the times and to her ministerial hero on horseback.” <br/> – <i>The National Post</i> <br/> <br/> </b>
<b>Includes: <br/> <i>Wishful Seeing – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #5</i> (NEW!)</b> <br/> Thaddeus doesn’t have the purest motives for defending a married woman accused of murder. Enlisting his granddaughter and a wet-behind-the-ears lawyer, he discovers a fraud that threatens the future of the whole county. <br/> <br/>
<b><i>The Burying Ground – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #4</i></b> <br/> Thaddeus reunites with an old friend in less-than-cheerful circumstances to catch a grave robber who is preying on a vagrants’ cemetery and stealing more than bodies. The two soon find themselves entangled in a mystery that stretches back to the typhus epidemic of 1847, and the legacy of a scandal many would prefer left buried. <br/> <br/>
<b><i>47 Sorrows – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #3</i></b> <br/> In 1847 “Black” 100,000 Irish emigrants are fleeing to Canada. When a corpse washes up naked but for a small green ribbon, the mystery exposes a vendetta that began in Ireland. <br/> <br/>
<b><i>Sowing Poison – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #2</i></b> <br/> The wife of a vanished man begins to hold seances for villagers, claiming she can contact the dead. Thaddeus’s ethical objections propel him on a twisted path.</p>
<b><i>On the Head of a Pin – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #1</i></b> <br/> With a serial killer loose in Upper Canada, Lewis must track the culprit across a colony convulsed by invasion and fear. His only clues are a Book of Proverbs and a small painted pin left with the victims.

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Deals with sexism and the legal system of nineteenth-century Canada and delves into the duplicity surrounding the railway business of the time A well-researched and accurate portrayal of life in rural Ontario during the Victorian age Previous books in the series were well reviewed in Quill & Quire, National Post, Publishers Weekly, and the Globe and Mail The Globe and Mail wrote (of The Burying Ground), “Love the Murdoch Mysteries? Then you need to discover Janet Kellough’s terrific series set in 1851 and featuring preacher/detective Thaddeus Lewis.” The National Post wrote, “Kellough does a fine job of bringing life to the times and to her ministerial hero on horseback – buy it.”

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This ebook bundle contains the first four novels of the Thaddeus Lewis Mystery series. During the wild era before Confederation, Thaddeus Lewis, a “saddlebag” preacher, mourns the mysterious death of his daughter Sarah as he rides to his new posting in Prince Edward County. But soon other deaths hang over Lewis’s head. And the list of suspects is growing … <br/> <br/>
<b>“A four star selection that will be loved by all mystery fans.” <br/> – <i>Suspense Magazine</i> <br/> <br/> “Kellough does a fine job of bringing life to the times and to her ministerial hero on horseback.” <br/> – <i>The National Post</i> <br/> <br/>
Includes: <br/> <i>The Burying Ground – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #4</i> (NEW!)</b> <br/> Thaddeus reunites with an old friend in less-than-cheerful circumstances to catch a grave robber who is preying on a vagrants’ cemetery and stealing more than bodies. The two soon find themselves entangled in a mystery that stretches back to the typhus epidemic of 1847, and the legacy of a scandal many would prefer left buried. <br/> <br/>
<b><i>47 Sorrows – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #3</i></b> <br/> In 1847 “Black” 100,000 Irish emigrants are fleeing to Canada. When a corpse washes up naked but for a small green ribbon, the mystery exposes a vendetta that began in Ireland. <br/> <br/>
<b><i>Sowing Poison – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #2</i></b> <br/> The wife of a vanished man begins to hold seances for villagers, claiming she can contact the dead. Thaddeus’s ethical objections propel him on a twisted path.</p>
<b><i>On the Head of a Pin – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #1</i></b> <br/> With a serial killer loose in Upper Canada, Lewis must track the culprit across a colony convulsed by invasion and fear. His only clues are a Book of Proverbs and a small painted pin left with the victims.

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Someone is digging up the graves at the Strangers’ Burying Ground in Toronto – the final resting place of criminals, vagrants, indigents, and alcoholics – and the only person who seems to care is the sexton, Morgan Spicer. The authorities are unconcerned; after all, for years the growing village of Yorkville has been clamouring to have the bodies moved and the Burying Ground closed. <br> <br> The distraught Spicer enlists the aid of his old friend Thaddeus Lewis, who has unexpectedly returned to preaching on the Yonge Street Circuit. The graveyard’s secrets lead Lewis and his son Luke into the hidden heart of 1851 Toronto where they discover a trail of corruption and blackmail tied to an old sexual scandal and a dangerous enemy intent on vengeance.

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This ebook bundle contains the first three novels of the Thaddeus Lewis Mystery series. During the wild era before Confederation, Thaddeus Lewis, a «saddlebag» preacher, mourns the mysterious death of his daughter Sarah as he rides to his new posting in Prince Edward County. But soon other deaths hang over Lewis’s head. And the list of suspects is growing… <p>"A four star selection that will be loved by all mystery fans." <br/> <br/> – <i>Suspense Magazine</i></p> <p>"Kellough does a fine job of bringing life to the times and to her ministerial hero on horseback." <br/> <br/> – <i>The National Post</i></p> <p><b><i>47 Sorrows – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #3</i> (NEW!)</b> <br/> <br/> In 1847 – «Black ’47» – 100,000 Irish emigrants are fleeing to Canada. When a corpse washes up naked but for a small green ribbon, the mystery exposes a vendetta that began in Ireland.</p> <p><b><i>Sowing Poison – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #2</i></b> <br/> <br/> The wife of a vanished man begins to hold séances for villagers, claiming she can contact the dead. Thaddeus, but his ethical objections propel him on a twisted path.</p> <p><b><i>On the Head of a Pin – Thaddeus Lewis Mystery #1</i></b> <br/> <br/> With a serial killer loose in Upper Canada, Lewis must track the culprit across a colony convulsed by invasion and fear. His only clues are a Book of Proverbs and a small painted pin left with the victims.</p>

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In this third novel in the series, Thaddeus Lewis and his son journey into the heart of disaster. When the bloated corpse of a man dressed in women’s clothing washes up on the shore of Lake Ontario near Thaddeus Lewis’s home, nothing is found on the body except a small scrap of green ribbon. The year is 1847 – «Black ’47» – and 100,000 Irish emigrants are fleeing to Canada to escape starvation. The emigrants bring with them the dreaded «ship’s fever,» and soon Canadian ports are overflowing with the sick and dying and entire families are being torn apart. Lewis’s youngest son, Luke, who has aspirations of becoming a doctor, volunteers in the fever sheds in Kingston. When he finds a green ribbon on the lifeless body of a patient named John Porter, he is intrigued by the strange coincidence. Though dealing with demons of his own, young Luke enlists his father’s help to uncover the mystery, a tale of enmity that began back in Ireland. Their search leads them to the heart of the criminal underworld of Toronto, where the final acts of vengeance play out against the tragedy of the fever sheds.

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Thaddeus Lewis, an itinerant «saddlebag» preacher still mourns the mysterious death of his daughter Sarah as he rides to his new posting in Prince Edward County. When a girl in Demorestville dies in a similar way, he realizes that the circumstances point to murder. But in the turmoil following the 1837 Mackenzie Rebellion he can get no one to listen. Convinced there is a serial killer loose in Upper Canada, Lewis alone must track the culprit across a colony convulsed by dissension, invasion, and fear. His only clues are a Book of Proverbs and a small painted pin left witht he victims. And the list of suspects is growing …

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