Gossamer Ghost

Gossamer Ghost

Book - 2014
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"Thea New York Timesa bestselling author ofa Gilt Trip areturns to New Orleans for scrapbooking, Halloween, and homicide . . .a Scrapbook shop owner Carmela Bertrand is ready to head out and enjoy her night until she hears some strange noises coming from Oddities, the neighboring antiques shop, and decides to investigate. Her evening plans are abruptly put on hold when out of a curio cabinet-and into her arms-falls the bloody body of Oddities owner Marcus Joubert. While Joubert was known for being an eccentric, Carmela never thought he could inspire the passion required to kill-until she learns a priceless death mask was also stolen. As the mystery grows, so does the list of suspects, leaving Carmela with the feeling that it will take every trick in the book to unmask the killer thief before there's another night of murderous mischief . . .a Scrapbooking Tips and Recipes Included! 'Childs has a deft and colorful hand.'a Buried Under Books 'Enjoyable . . . Local color is Child's strong suit, and on this romp with Carmela, the details of the Big Easy, from absinthe to UtouffUe, do not disappoint.'a Publishers Weekly "
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, ©2014.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780425266670
9780425266663
Characteristics: 322 p. ; 22 cm.

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miche45 Mar 03, 2015

I'm only half way through, and not enjoying this book as much as I have her past stories. This one seems much more contrived, the characters forced, almost as if someone else is writing instead of Ms. Childs. I always look forward to a new book from her and this time I am disappointed!

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Giggle9450
Nov 10, 2014

Enjoyed as always- great characters. Mystery was a tad obvious if you know Ms. Child's general plot/system. Still enjoyable!

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