Clare Cassidy, high school English teacher, is stunned when her friend and coworker is murdered. Shock turns to fear when she realizes the killer is referencing author R.M. Holland, the mystery writer Cassidy is researching. Inscrutable clues hover just around the edges of Holland’s stories and former home.
“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” ― Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
It’s amusing to look at my list and see how varied my it is: a Western, a copyediting book, French history, gothic fiction and more.