Her most compelling and fascinating mystery novel yet. Where former criminal defense attorney China
Bayles, now a herbalist; returns to the family plantation in Mississippi; at the urgent request of her mother.
To find that alongside the deep roots of the Delta; the past, with its ghosts and secrets, refuses to remain
buried... An exceptional book. A must read for fans.
Another exceptional and talented writer, that draws the reader into a world of complex and eccentric
characters, with whom one wants to be friends. Christmas time is near, and Superintendent Richard
Jury of Scotland Yard, gets drawn into solving a murder case by his friend and colleague Haggerty, of
the City police. While uncovering the present, the past begins to intrude into the lives of all concerned;
giving rise to more questions than answers. Holding you captive to the very, and unexpected end.
If you like solving puzzles as much as mysteries, here you have both. A charming light mystery; with
puzzles for the reader to solve; along with the well known "Puzzle Lady", the enchanting amateur-
detective, and her niece that tries her best to keep her out of trouble. An the reader guessing as to
just what will she do next! A great book to curl up with in the spring... and don't forget the martini!
The latest of the Amelia Peabody series. The ever enchanting Peabody, with
her devoted and volatile husband Emerson, Their son Ramses and Nefret, now
his wife; set sail to the mystic land of the pyramids, to begin the yearly excavations.
The autumn of 1915, with the war on the horizon, Cairo has become a hotbed of
intrigue and caos is rearing its ugly head. Nevertheless the relentless couple forges
ahead with their plans, and their old foe and nemesis surfaces again as well, with
a secret that...you must read to find out. As always Ms. Peters, with her knowledge
of archeology and the mysticism of Egypt will keep you captive to the end.
Lovers of the Victorian mystery, will find difficult to put this one down. Her
descriptive powers will transport you from London to Vienna; while investigator
Monk and his exceptional wife Hester, are each pressed to beat time and clear
the name of a man they both know, without solid belief of his innocence.
Miss Perry has the gift of making you feel you are in London, see, smell and feel
every small detail her characters do. It captures your soul, and transports the
reader to another time and place.
On this new mystery, she brings back to her fans the beloved Madame Karitska;
The Clairvoyant Countess, (one of my personal favorites being a Countess and a
psychic myself). A fascinating story, which as it evolves, introduces new characters,
their sorrows, fears, their secrets. Their lives sometimes touching one another and,
with a profound understanding of human nature, and ability to see beyond a facade,
along with her 'gift', Madame Karitska solves mysteries.
A book whose words are just like pieces of colored glass, forming beautiful patterns
of light as a kaledioscope is turned, so does the reader wishes to continue reading it.