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Buried (book 1, Twisted Cedars Mysteries Trilogy)

In the coastal town of Twisted Cedars, Oregon an ugly secret from the past has been festering for over thirty years when five librarians were targeted by a serial killer. Now an anonymous emailer wants true crime writer Dougal Lachlan to tell the story. To uncover the truth Dougal enlists the help of local Twisted Cedar librarian Charlotte Hammond.  

Since the disappearance of her older sister, Daisy, eight years ago, Charlotte has led a quiet, sheltered life. But as Dougal’s investigation proceeds she realizes there is no safe zone. Not even in libraries. And especially not in Twisted Cedars. 

Twisted Cedar Mysteries (a three book trilogy):

Book 1: Buried

Book 2: Forgotten

Book 3: Exposed 

"CJ Carmichael is a seasoned author... and this shows in A Buried Tale. She has written a fluid, easy to fall into mystery and I'm really hoping there will be more books in this series. The first installment in the Twisted Cedar Mysteries was a great read and I can't wait for more.“ - Cozy Reader

"One of my favorite elements of Carmichael’s books is her gripping portrayal of family dynamics.” Kathy Altman, USA Today

Mysteries & Thrillers
April 2
C.J. Carmichael
Draft2Digital, LLC

Customer Reviews

Mike the Monk ,


I felt left hanging in the air. There were a lot of loose ends that should have been tied up MUCH more thoroughly than was done here. It's not at all clear who killed the librarians and why.

CheapReader ,


The first in a series of three is an entertaining read but...
The story doesn't really end. To know the entire story you need to purchase the next two. Part 2 and 3 add very little to the story that couldn't have just been in the first one. Two and three have to much filler of what happened in the first one.

Lisa993 ,

Great Mystery

Loved this book and it was free! However, you must buy the next two to know the full story. The next two were definitely worth buying as they were also great. I hard a hard time putting them down. First book that I'd read by this author, but I have enjoyed all of the books I've now read outside of this trilogy.

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