The Scargill Cove Case Files

An Arcane Society Story (A Penguin Special from Jove)

    • 3.5 • 204 Ratings

Publisher Description

Chilling paranormal suspense in a small California town—by the New York Times bestselling author of the Arcane Society novels!

As the director at Jones & Jones, a psychical investigation agency, Fallon Jones solves crimes of a different nature. Jones’s latest case involves a body found in the basement vault of a local bookstore, and scratchings on the inside of the door that seem to be a coded message, in this novella by Jayne Ann Krentz, New York Times bestselling author of In Too Deep and the Arcane Society novels.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2011
December 6
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
860.1
KB

Customer Reviews

Upset user in la ,

Good set-up for new series

This novella is a good back ground story for Fallon Jones and intriguing set up for a new series about Vortex. I liked the hard-boiled detective writing style-spare and economical, condensed description but with a real sense of place. Pulls together a lot of loose ends such as the crystal weapons and uses the character of Arizona Snow to good effect. It also explains why a loner like Fallon Jones would be hanging out in a coffee shop, which is a wry observation about his character. This is a series that readers will appreciate with re-reading.

punkykittygirl ,

Don't bother...

Normally I like books written by Jayne Ann Krentz, but this was a disjointed mess that made no sense at all. Spanning a total of 35 pages, it was like reading the cliff notes of a reader's digest version that gave no backstory at all. The most understandable part of the story was the memo at the beginning.

HMR992 ,

Awful!

What was the author thinking. The writing style used makes the story difficult to follow.

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