Murder on the Cape Fear by Ellen Elizabeth Hunter
Ashley Wilkes, historic preservationist, is restoring a former blockade runner's home. Captain Pettigrew ran the blockade successfully before he and his ship disappeared during the final days of the Civil War. Letters found in the captain's house narrate his adventures in his own words. As Ashley's sister Melanie hosts a real estate investors weekend, Ashley stumbles over a corpse at Two Sisters Bookery. Then a terrorist threatens to blow up Memorial Bridge at the height of rush hour and Ashley's beloved Wilmington is thrown into panic and chaos!