978-0-7089-2730-4 / 9780708927304

The Right Jack


Publisher:Ulverscroft Large Print



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About the book:

An award-winning mystery novelist and New York Times Bestseller, Margaret Maron uses her North Carolina background when writing the popular Judge Deborah Knott series.

But before Deborah Knott, there was Lt. Sigrid Harald, a homicide detective with the NYPD. The Right Jack is the fourth book in the Sigrid Harald series. The title is a cribbage term, but you dont have to know this card game to enjoy the book even though it takes place at a cribbage tournament in an exclusive Manhattan hotel.

Six cards are dealt to each of the two players. Each contributes two cards, facedown, to the crib. Then the cards are cut and one card is turned up on the deck. Say its the five of hearts. If either hand contains the jack of heartsi.e., the right jackthat person gets to peg an extra point on the cribbage board between them.

When one of the boards explodes and two people are killed outright, Lt. Harald must discover which was the intended victimtheir right jack.

Of Marons writing the San Diego Union-Tribune has written, A born storyteller, Maron combines a lighthearted style, surefooted suspense, and a captivating cast.

Cover design by Paper Moon Graphics.

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