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Death in Cold Water - Patricia Skalka - <span class="date-display-single">11/02/2017 - 7:00pm</span>

Death in Cold Water

11/02/2017 - 7:00pm

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The Dave Cubiak Door County Mysteries pit a former troubled Chicago cop against a roster of clever killers on the Door County Peninsula in the heart of the Midwest. In the newest installation, a prominent philanthropist disappears on a bracing autumn day in Door County. Is the elderly Gerald Sneider—known as “Mr. Packer” for his legendary support of Green Bay football—suffering from dementia, or just avoiding his greedy son? Is there a connection to threats against the National Football League? As tourists flood the peninsula for the fall colors, Sheriff Dave Cubiak’s search for Sneider is stymied by the FBI. When human bones wash up on the Lake Michigan shore, the sheriff has more than a missing man to worry about. In order to respond to the media's demand for answers and solve the two puzzles on his plate, Cubiak must follow his instincts down a trail of half-remembered rumors and local history to discover the shocking truth.

Patricia Skalka

About Presenter Patricia Skalka


Patricia Skalka is the author of the Dave Cubiak Door County Mystery series, including to date Death Stalks Door CountyDeath at Gills Rock, and Death in Cold Water, winner of the Edna Ferber Fiction Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. Skalka turned to fiction following a successful career in nonfiction. Her many credits include staff writer for Reader’s Digest, freelancer, ghost writer, writing instructor, and book reviewer. She is a member of the Wisconsin Writers Association, Authors Guild of America, Mystery Writers of America, and Society of Midland Authors. She lives in Chicago and in Door County, Wisconsin.


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