The Iowa Farmer's Wife by Bill Beaman
Approx. 81,610 words.
Published on August 7, 2010.
The Iowa Farmer's Wife is a page-turning mystery about a murder that takes place in southwest Iowa. When a rural banker is brutally murdered, two DCI detectives travel to the scene of the crime to investigate. Little do these "city boys" know what their trip into the country will entail. The plot thickens as the investigation revolves around a young widow and her struggle to hold onto her farm.