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Fresh Pick / May 27, 2011

Clare Fergusson / Russ Van Alstyne #7 April 2011 On Sale: April 12, 2011 Featuring: Clare Fergusson; Russ Van Alstyne 336 pages ISBN: 0312334893 EAN: 9780312334895 Hardcover $24.99  Add to Wish List Mystery Buy at Coming home from war isn’t easy One Was A Soldier by Julia Spencer-Fleming On a warm September evening in the Millers Kill community center, five veterans sit down in rickety chairs to try to make sense of their experiences in Iraq.  What they will find is murder, conspiracy, and the unbreakable ties that bind them to one another and their small Adirondack town. The Rev. Clare Fergusson wants to forget the things she saw as a combat helicopter pilot and concentrate on her relationship with Chief of Police Russ Van Alstyne. MP Eric McCrea needs to control the explosive anger threatening his job as a police officer. Will Ellis, high school track star, faces the reality of life as a double amputee. Orthopedist Trip Stillman is denying the extent of  his traumatic brain injury. And bookkeeper Tally McNabb wrestles with guilt over the in-country affair that may derail her marriage. But coming home is harder than it looks. One vet will struggle with drugs…