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New Release: Baubles to Die For
In Baubles to Die For, gifted sleuth Page Wright’s inner world is anything but ordinary, yet her outer world craves a revamp from her mountain bookshop’s continuing demands. A summer escape to her beloved cottage on Shell Isle with cousin Betsy Ross always promised fun and relaxation…until this latest holiday. Two constants exist that Page cannot escape: Betsy’s spicy culinary fiascos she’s obliged to chase with endless antacids, and the special guidance she receives from ‘inklings’ when her sleuthing gifts are needed.
While the ever-curious Page and Betsy savor lunch at Beach Bistro, the sleuth observes a cryptic exchange between her la-di-da neighbor, Catherine Lange, and a seedy-looking man sitting a few feet away. Their words travel across the café’s table on a paper napkin. However, the pistol passed under the table awakens Page’s first inkling that unknown forces are conspiring to muck-up her and Betsy’s carefree sojourn.
The cousins witness subsequent sightings of Catherine, dripping in her canary diamond jewelry and making ominous threats to people in her inner circle. Also worrisome is the tall, dark, and too handsome undercover FBI agent, Steve Tanner, living in the bungalow next door. His recent strange behavior defines stealthy. On alert now that trouble lurks, Page must entice an always reluctant Betsy to help when the nudge to act comes, knowing time is pressing.
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference."