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At read and I look forward to the next Lena in the series This is an xcellent series and I wish it got recognition I always feel like I learn something when I read these This one deals with a German POW scape on Christmas Eve 1944 something that really happened murders that happened afterward and murders today Are they all somehow related Great story Recommend Past Murders RecalledPast Murders RecalledIn 1944 German POWS scaped from a prison
camp in Arizona This real Seminole Seasons event provides the inspiration for this Lena Jones adventure Was thescape related to the massacre in Arizona This real Cowboy Poetry event provides the inspiration for this Lena Jones adventure Was thescape related to the massacre a family that occurred nearby at about the same time Is the filming of a documentary about the scape triggering new murders Can murders sixty years apart really be connected Lena is working on the behalf of a man charged with a recent murder and to prove him innocent she must answer all of these uestions while dealing with changes and problems in her own life This is a complex and action packed mystery It took me awhile to get into this story but it
"Grew On Me As And "on me as and about the characters unfolded In 1944 28 German POWs scaped from the American prison camp called Camp Papago in Scottsdale AZ This is the story of the murder of one of those prisoners 60 years later and the domino Prejudice And Pride effect that had Lena Jones hot on the trail It also includes a bit of romance for herself albeit with a great deal of untrusting on her part and the loss and near loss of two friendsssential in her life Decent storytelling Desert Run by Betty Webb continues the series featuring private investigator Lena Jones Lena and her partner Jimmy are planning for the future when he marries and leaves the company for a new job Lena has been hired to provide security for a movie company who is on location in Arizona She gets drawn into a mystery that has its antecedents in World War II and also becomes romantically Tunneled out and fled And one surviving Ragazze Siciliane escapee Kapitan zur Zee Erik Ernst a man in his nineties confined to a wheelchair after a boating accident has just been murdered Worse his Ethiopian care giver begs Lena to clear himLenaxperienced in probing the past for answers to the central mystery of her own life who is she learns that Ernst and two other POWs hid out in the rugged Superstitions Nearby on Chr. Lena Jones series book 4 My library doesn t have the first three books on audio so I am coming into the series late Webb is a local author and I love that her Desert mysteries are based on true vents
This One Is About Escapees From Aone is about scapees from a POW camp at Papago Park I didn t ven realize that there had been a POW camp at Papago I also loved her Gunn Zoo mystery series The Lena Jones I read the I d like to have lunch with her Lena s back story is dribbled out in little crumbs at least so far and I want to know
This ntry in the Jones saga is based on a real storyparticular Speed Racer Mach Go Go Go Box Set entry in the Jones saga is based on a real story day Papago Park in Scottsdale AZ was the site of a WWII prison camp for captured U boat commanders and sailors A group of prisoners completed anscape tunnel and made a run for it on Christmas Day not knowing that Arizona rivers run mostly dry and are not good choices as a way to get to Mexico as a means to be repatriated to Germany Some of the De Sonderrivna Bilderna escapees were never caught resulting in an open cold case that may tie in to a present day murder It s a terrific plot device Betty Webb fills in the story in the afterwardAll her characters are believable probably because they are presented with flaws along with their strengths We re all broken one way or anotherI lived in Phoenix for 13 years and Webb s descriptions of the Valley andnvirons are spot on Even better her descriptions of fumbling public service agencies are also spot on I think I have recognized several that were ripped straight from the headlines of the Arizona Republic Thank you Ms Webb for a delicious series Once again Betty Webb has given a cast of characters to spend time with get to know Esaias Tegners Samlade Dikter either love or hate all woven into a mystery that keeps on giving I love Lena This particular book was interesting to me because of the locale I worked on Papago for 12 years and heard about thescape many times This was a gre. Things are never We Are Absolutely Not Okay Fourteen Stories By Teenagers Who Are Picking Up The Pieces easy for Scottsdale privateye Lena Jones Her partner in Desert Investigations Jimmy Siswan is leaving for an upscale wife and a job at Sun Microsystems Her old Captain at the Scottsdale PD is off home to Brooklyn She's doing security for Warren uinn director of a documentary being shot at Papago Park about the German POW camp and the great scape of Christmas Eve 1944 when some prisoners.
Characters Desert Run Lena Jones MysteriesNvolved with the film director Another good outing for Lena I like this series by Betty Webb This is my fourth one and she for Lena I like this series by Betty Webb This is my fourth one and she a solid 4 stars for me I love the MC She is damaged but funny She is an x cop turned Private Investigator There are also some great supporting characters that add depth and understanding I like the humor as well So all this adds up to 4 stars The author also does her research I always
feel like I learn something new while reading her books Alike I learn something new while reading her books A POW camp was located in the Arizona desert In 1944 a number of prisoners dug a tunnel under the camp and on Christmas Charlotte Leaves The Light On evescape from the camp Betty Webb has brought the occasion to life in this bookLena Jones is acting as a security consultant for the Hollywood movie of the scape into the desert The Kapitan Zur See Erick Ernst is featured on the show He is found with his mouth tape and duck tape to his wheelchair and murdered in his home The Ethiopian servant is arrested for his murdered That same Christmas Eve a farm family living near the POW camp is viciously murdered The surviving son is tried for the murders but found innocent However he has been convicted by public opinionLena long time assistant Jimmy Sisiwin is taking a job with a client of the agency Her Capitan of the Scottsdale Police Department is moving back to Brooklyn Lena is feeling as usual those she has become attach are leaving her again Lena starts an affair with director of the movie These various themes are skillfully brought together to make a tale that will grip until the
book is finished This book can be read as a standalone I highly recommend this book and series This is ais finished This book can be read as a standalone I highly recommend this book and series This is a asy read that is set in Scottsdale AZ Lena Jones is a private Pete S Home Run eye who knows well some maybe most of the dark site of life That helps her survive and sometimes flourish when pitted against those wishing to conceal a deadly past and present. Istmas night a whole farm family the Bollingers was slaughtered A jury didn't convict the only survivor the teenage son What might Chess Bollinger know about Ernst and vice versa And how much can Lena trust uinnither as a client a witness or a loverA complex stunning case based on real Arizona history journalist Betty Webb author of Desert Noir Desert Wives and Desert Run spins an vocative haunting stor.