By Dana Cameron
Emma Fielding arrives at her new and temporary post as a Fellow
at the Shrewsbury Foundation near Monroe, Massachusetts to find
circumstances a little less than ideal.
The grounds are stunning,
and the library and facilities more than accommodating, while her
fellow researchers are just plain squirrelly and unpredictable.
Emma has looked
forward, with great anticipation, to sinking her intellectual teeth
into Madame Margaret Chandler's 300-year-old journal. Its strange
numerical code hides secrets no scholar has been able to break,
and now it's Emma's turn to try.
that's not the only mystery afoot.
rare books start disappearing and other researchers turn up dead,
under suspicious circumstances, Emma realizes it would be safer
to quit the program than risk her life for the sake of the project.
But she's this close to cracking the code, every archaeologist’s
lifelong dream, and can't bring herself to flee in fear, no matter
As an archaeologist
by profession, author Dana Cameron injects into “A Fugitive
Truth” a healthy dose of realism as well as a compelling thriller
thread that runs parallel to the storyline itself. A true whodunit,
you'll have to wait till the end to find out who's getting away
it started a little slowly, Ms. Cameron was able to pull it off
nicely in the end. A good story to curl up with beside a crackling