Clue at the Inn
Hotel series (revisited)
Sinclair Baxter sold the Pennyfoot Hotel to Edward Sandringham a
couple of years ago. She and Bax are living in London when Sandringham
sends them an invitation that sounds more like a favor. But that's
just fine with Cecily because she is dying to revisit the Pennyfoot.
Sandringham wants them to manage the hotel turned country club while
he is away. His most recent manager was found dead at the bottom
of a well. Some think his death a mystery. Cecily is excited at
the thought of walking the grounds of the Pennyfoot, contemplating
and Cecily arrive at Pennyfoot to find many changes. The Industrial
and modern changes have left their mark on Badgers End. Cecily decides
to give the Pennyfoot patrons one of her old fashion Christmas celebrations
-- of course, help comes by way of Madeline and Phoebe. Also returning
as invited guests are Gertie, the twins and Mrs. Chubb - the former
staff of Pennyfoot.
job takes on an ominous tone as Cecily and Baxter hear first hand
about the former manager's death. Cecily decides it warrants some
detective work, especially after another crime is committed, and
this time it's at the Pennyfoot. Bax just hopes she doesn't risk
her life solving it, as she has before.
much is packed into this Pennyfoot reunion. The characters delight
and the mystery entertains. You can't ask for anything more. The
mystery reads like a cozy, and blends well into the Pennyfoot reunion.
Series followers will discover where the regular characters are
in their lives after a couple of years off the shelf. Readers will
see that one can go home again, if it's a place they love.
forget to try Kate Kingsbury's Manor House mystery series.