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Deep Down As a child Jessie Lockwood spent many hours helping her mother Mariah count the endangered ginseng plants hidden in the local woods of Deep Down Kentucky There she learned to appreciate the tiny Appalachian town and ginseng's healing powers Now a PhD she's made her home in Lexington even though that meant leaving Deep Down and her beloved mother and Sheriff Drew Webb the man she secretly lovedWhen Jessie is notified that her mother never returned from her last walk in the woods she comes home to Deep Down and to Drew As Jessie and Drew race to find her mother several suspects emerge an agent for those who market the herb for its life giving properties; Mariah's disgruntled suitor; and an old Cherokee desperate to protect the sacred tribal herbIn the mist of legend and fear only two things make sense to Jessie At any cost she is desperate to find her mother And she can't help falling desperately in love with Drew all over again I liked the plot of the story which concerned the ginseng crop in Kentucky Some wanted it to be plentiful so the government would consider it profitable to export it while others did not I liked the characters Jess Cassie Drew Seth and others I didn't really know who the murderer was until the end and thought it was someone else I thought the author wrote the suspenseful scenes well I enjoyed this novel and would recommend it to anyone who likes mysteries My first book by this author It was okay but not great I have to admit I went back and forth with who I thought was the killer A little hoaky at times but overall okay Deep Down Karen HarperRomanticSuspenseJessie Lockwood is in China on business when she gets a call that her mother Mariah is missing She comes home to a small Appalachian town in Kentucky called Deep Down There she teems up with an old Love Drew who is now the local police Not only does she come home to her missing mother she also comes home to old inner demons she must faceLikable characters but a bit slower than I am used to for a suspense novel I also figured it out about half way through the book the back story and main plot But it was interesting to learn of the ginseng plants and the demand for these wild plants You know what really urks me when proof readers cannot do their jobs This book has so many mistakes I've notice the same about many MIRA books They really need new proof readers It makes these books very unenjoyable

  • Paperback
  • 343 pages
  • Deep Down
  • Karen Harper
  • English
  • 06 January 2015
  • 9780778326458

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