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Attorney investigates death of woman who was uncovering sex trafficking

Posted on July 24, 2015 by sunburypress | 1 Comment


CARLISLE, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released Dead of Summer, Sherry Knowlton’s second Alexa Williams novel. The first book, Dead of Autumn, was released last year.

In a tale of suspense that travels from Southcentral Pennsylvania to Africa to the iconic Woodstock Festival of 1969, Dead of Summerembroils Alexa Williams in the dangerous world of sex trafficking.


With help from friends, family, and her yoga practice, Alexa Williams is finally starting to recover from last autumn’s trauma of finding a dead body and the violence that ensued. The young attorney can’t believe that her summer has begun with the discovery of...

December 11, 2014

In my novel, DEAD OF AUTUMN, the contemporary suspense story intertwines with the tale of Dewilla Noakes.  Dewilla and her sisters are on a road trip with their father and older cousin, Winifred -- a trip that ends tragically for the entire family.  Although my story is fictionalized, it is based on an historical event.  The Babes in the Woods were three young sisters, found dead in the Pennsylvania woods near Pine Grove Furnace State Park one wintry November day in 1934.  The 80th anniversary of their deaths was just a few weeks ago.


I had planned to summarize the known history of the Noake's family's fateful cross-country journey here on my blog.  However, reporter Joseph Cress of Carlisle, PA's newspaper, The Sentinel,  wrote two excellent stories to commemorate the Babe'...

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