Reviews - Mystery

Attribution
Linda
Moore

Cate does not yet know, but opening the chest in the storage closet is opening Pandora’s Box. Inside is an exquisite old painting reminiscent of an artist from The Spanish Golden Age. She calls it “La Gloria” and thinks this is a lost work; worthy to be her doctoral dissertation. So far Dr. Jones has axed her every idea. Removing the painting, she takes it home with her.

HISTORICAL: Miss Poppy Morton, a clergyman’s niece, loves solving murders, but in the peaceful town of Hertford nothing ever happens. When Poppy’s uncle is called away, Poppy’s life is turned upside down. Mr. Charles Ingleby comes temporarily to replace Poppy’s uncle and moves into her home. Charles plans to raise money for a new church roof with a bake sale.

Detective Winston Randhauser has an upsetting case land in his lap when an infant’s skull is unearthed in a groundbreaking. It becomes a lot worse when further investigation reveals the bodies of twenty infants in the grounds of what once was the Stillwater Home for Unwed Mothers. With lack of information and a growing list of suspects, Winston has his work cut out for him.

Pandemonium in Peoria
Rochelle Bradley
and CJ Warrant

The Boba Book Babes (twin sisters and a few of their friends) are hitting the book event up with style. They are well prepared wearing matching shirts, with books to be signed in their shared wagon, and on the look out for their favorite authors. Their eagle eyes won’t skip over the drool-worthy cover models.

YOUNG ADULT: Sara Donovan is working as an intern at the Carlton Museum when her great observation skills, intuition, and a good measure of pertinacity throw her into the middle of a well-orchestrated crime within the museum. Her pet and faithful companion, Mauzzy, is the only one who has knowledge of the mishap.

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