Synopses & Reviews
A waitress at her mother's decaying resort hotel, twelve-year-old Emma now has a second job as the youngest cub reporter in the history of La Porte's Conservative newspaper. But when she discovers the crumbling shell of a fabulous hotel- the once-sumptuous Belle Rouen-in the woods near her small town of Spirit Lake, Emma never imagines that the mysteries it holds will bring her one step closer to solving a forty-year-old crime-and force a new transgression to light.
"Grimes' pungent prose and catchy dialog breathe life into her charming young narrator and the novels' idiosyncratic cast of characters." Publishers Weekly
In a fitting follow-up to "Hotel Paradise" and "Cold Flat Junction, New York Times" bestselling author Grimes returns with her third novel featuring the quirky and precocious Emma Graham.
About the Author
Martha Grimes is the bestselling author of eighteen Richard Jury mysteries and also the acclaimed fiction Foul Matter
, Cold Flat Junction
, Hotel Paradise
, The End of the Pier
, and The Train Now Departing