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Denial (novel)

Denial is a mystery novel written by Stuart M. Kaminsky, a Grandmaster of the Mystery Writers of America. It is a Lew Fonesca mystery and was released July 8, 2005.

The Two Mysteries

This novel has two mysteries.

Lew, a process server and an occasional amateur detective, is summoned by an elderly resident in Seaside Assisted Living asking him to prove that a murder has occurred in the facility because no one will believe her. A mother, named Nancy Root, pays him to find the hit-and-run driver who killed her son.

Main characters

1. Lewis Fonesca - amateur sleuth

2. Ann Horowitz - psychologist and friend of Lew

3. Nancy Root - mother of Kyle McClory

4. Kyle McClory - victim of the hit-and-run driver, John Welles

5. John Wellington Welles - hit-and -run driver who ran over Kyle

6. Dorothy Cgnozic - old woman who says she saw someone murdered in the Seaside Assisted Living

7. Vivian Pastor - the one who was murdered by her daughter-in-law, Alberta Pastor

8. Alberta Pastor - murderer of Vivian Pastor

9. Georgia Cubbins - mother of Alberta who will confess what her daughter did to Vivian

10. Ames McKinney - older friend and guardian of Lewis who helped him in his expedition

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