The North Carolina hills are where Elizabeth Goodweather
has made her life for the past twenty one years. Now a window
she makes her living working on her farm Full Circle Farm
with her nephew Ben.
When her daughter Laurel invites her to the opening of the
Gordon Annex an addition to the Asheville Museum of Art,
Elizabeth was hesitant to go but since it was featuring
the artwork of her neighbors Boz, Aidan and Kyra she felt
she should go in support of her neighbors. During the event
Boz storms out after a huge fight with Aidan and Kyra. The
next day he is found horrifically murdered and Aidan is
Kyra is sure Aidan isn’t guilty and asks Elizabeth’s
friend, Philip, a retired policeman to look into it. Kyra
suspects her father, who she also suspects murdered her
mother many years ago. Elizabeth and Philip start digging
into the past and present to find the killer. Soon Elizabeth
finds that danger has entered her life as she tries to protect
her nephew who has falling in love with Kyra, find out the
history of a breathtaking quilt for an exhibit she is putting
together and unmask a monstrous killer who has entered into
her world with a vengeance.
Art’s Blood is the second in the Elizabeth Goodweather
series by Vicki Lane and it’s a terrific addition.
Skillfully written full of dynamic characters of substance
with a well scripted plot that pulls you in and will keep
you reading deep into the night. With an eye for detail
Lane has given us a vivid portrayal of North Carolina’s
hill country and it‘s many varied people. The dialogue
is effective and exceedingly well done helping to give a
real flavor for the dialect of the region. Elizabeth Goodweather
is a spirited heroine who is a joy to read about almost
as if reading about an old friend. An evocative story that
will grip readers from beginning to end.
ABOUT THE REVIEWER
Andrea Maloney is a stay at home mom and jewelry designer who loves
to read. Her favorite books are mysteries, suspense and thrillers.
She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, two daughters and one
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