Regulated for Murder
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Regulated for Murder is Book 2 in the Michael Stoddard American Revolution Mystery series and a Suspense Magazine “Best of 2011” read. If you like Diana Gabaldon, Bernard Cornwell, and Jim Butcher, then you’ll love this action-packed, rollicking-good murder mystery.
“This is mystery writing at its best.” — Great Historicals
For ten years, an execution hid murder. Then Michael Stoddard came to town.
Bearing a dispatch from his commander in coastal Wilmington, North Carolina, redcoat Lieutenant Michael Stoddard arrives in Hillsborough in February 1781 in civilian garb. He expects to hand a letter to a courier working for Lord Cornwallis, then ride back to Wilmington the next day. Instead, he’s greeted by the courier's freshly murdered corpse, a chilling trail of clues leading back to an execution ten years earlier, and a sheriff with a fondness for framing innocents—and plans to deliver Michael up to his nemesis, a psychopathic British officer.
“With a few deft strokes, [Adair] re-creates a time when the world was lit by a few candles and traveling from Wilmington to Hillsborough took five grueling days on horseback.” — The Wilmington Star-News
Leap into adventure in the past. Buy Regulated for Murder, Michael Stoddard’s second tale of murder, intrigue, and peril today!