A Luanne Fogarty Mystery

by Glynn Marsh Alam

ISBN 978-0-9677346-4-4

Trade Paperback     

2009 Recipient of the Florida Book Awards Gold Medal for Popular Fiction

Moon Water Madness is the seventh in the Luanne Fogarty series of spine-tingling swamp noir mysteries set in the springs and underwater caves of northern Florida. Luanne, a linguistics professor, serves as adjunct scuba diver for the sheriff’s department.
Luanne finds herself in over her head when a tough, lonely little girl asks for help. According to legend, Oscar Moon walked into a sinkhole in 1959 and hasn’t been seen since. Luanne uncovers more than she expects on an isolated island teeming with snakes, secrets, Spanish moss, and murder.

“Glynn Marsh Alam presents a side of Florida few tourists see: a dark place where everyone has secrets. The physical picture she paints is so realistic, readers’ hair will frizz up or go limp in the humidity, and they’ll get a creepy-crawly feeling from her description of the creatures that inhabit the area. Luanne Fogarty is a great heroine… gutsy with a soft side… and the secondary characters most intriguing. I particularly liked Pasquin, Luanne’s neighbor, who wants her to hurry up and marry Vernon, her current love interest and fellow diver.”
— Diana Vickery, Mystery Scene

“Inventive, stylish…manages to bring to life yet another part of Florida’s seemingly endless killing grounds: the deep and cold freshwater springs of the northern part of the state…”
— Dick Adler, The Chicago Tribune

 "Alam's novels are thoroughly enjoyable.  They offer, in addition to a good read, a fascinating look at the swampland of northern Florida and the world of diving in mysterious rivers and bottomless caves."
    Lauren Haney, author of the Lieutenant Bak ancient Egyptian mysteries


Other books by Glynn Marsh Alam
Dive Deep and DeadlyDeep Water Death, Cold Water Corpse, Bilge Water Bones, High Water Hellion, Green Water Ghost and River Whispers

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