Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Haunted Hibiscus by Laura Childs

An old house in town has been renovated into a haunted house.  There is an author there who is doing a book signing and her table is mobbed.  After they buy and get their books signed, they snoop around a bit more and then leave.  As they are going, Theodosia and Drayton look up and see the author hanging outside the upstairs window...  She's dead and nobody saw who did it...

Berkley and Edelweiss let me read this book for review (thank you)  It will be published March 2nd.

Theodosia is warned to stay away from the crime.  She tends to get involved.  And the police chief can warn all he wants but the killer shot Theodosia's love and she intends to find them.  Luckily her boyfriend survives and the shot wasn't too devastating.

There are plenty of suspects.  She finds many of the people are lying about their backgrounds or the current situation.

There's lots of action and the killer was no one I suspected.  Give it a read and then tell me if you figured it out early.

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