Synopses & Reviews
African-American, 38, a crime historian, Lizzie Stuart has spent most of her life in Drucilla, Kentucky. When her grand-mother dies, Lizzie decides it is time for a vacation. She joins her best friend, Tess, a travel writer, for a week in Cornwall, England, in the resort town of St. Regis. Lizzie finds her vacation anything but restful when she becomes an eyewitness to murder and the probable next victim.
"This was an extremely well-written first in a series....lots of twists, turns, red herrings, and a total surprise ending. I highly recommend this book to everyone who enjoys a good puzzle." KRL News and Reviews
About the Author
Frankie Y. Bailey is a mystery writer and a professor of criminal justice in the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany. She is a recipient of the George N. Dove award and of a Macavity Award for her nonfiction book, African American Mystery Writers. She also has been nominated for Edgar, Anthony, and Agatha awards for non-fiction. Her mystery fiction features amateur sleuth/crime historian Lizzie Stuart and police detective Hannah McCabe. She is a past Executive VP of Mystery Writers of America and a past president of Sisters in Crime.