Posts Tagged: museum

Apr 30
Book Review: Kendel Lynn’s Board Stiff

Book Review: Kendel Lynn’s Board Stiff

Elliott Lisbon is the Director of the Ballantyne Foundation and is working on her private investigator license. She conducts discreet inquires on behalf of the Foundation and when a board member, Leo Hirschorn, is found murdered, the Foundation’s benefactor specifically asks for Elliott’s assistance. She agrees, but then realizes that means trying to clear another board member’s name, Jane Walcott Hatting, and there’s no love lost between her and Jane. Elliott recognizes her investigation would be easier if the new Lieutenant, Nick Ransom, would take her seriously, but she understands that may never happen. After all, he’s her ex-boyfriend who ended things suddenly and quickly walked out of her life. Will Elliott solve Leo’s murder without Nick’s assistance or will she realize the culprit is who the police suspect? Can… Read more »

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Apr 22
Book Review: Susan C Shea’s The King’s Jar

Book Review: Susan C Shea’s The King’s Jar

Susan C. Shea’s The King’s Jar is the second book in her Dani O’Rourke series. If you haven’t read the first book, Murder in the Abstract, don’t fret. I planned on reading it prior to The King’s Jar, but decided to go in without any previous knowledge as most new readers in a series do. It’s not necessary to read Murder in the Abstract, but be aware Shea does mention a few situations from the first book that may be viewed as spoilers, but I don’t think they are. The Dover Museum of Art and Antiquities is aflutter with the upcoming opening exhibit of the King’s Jar, a priceless African artifact. Dover’s chief fundraiser Dani O’ Rourke is one of the last people to see Dr. Rene Bouvier alive. He… Read more »

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