What happens when a group
of people is trapped in a pub in Ireland by a snowstorm, and
one of them is thought to be guilty of a two decade old murder?
You are about to find out when you read about Maura Donovan
and her inherited pub in County Cork, Ireland.
no electricity, they resort to story telling for entertainment,
and Maura encourages Diane Caldwell, the murder suspect, to
tell them her side of the story. The locals listen carefully
as the tale unfolds, and when she is done, they take new information
and work towards reaching a definitive conclusion. What will
they decide and will it change the way things played out twenty
What a fascinating twist on the usual cozy mystery fare! I
was spellbound right from the start and did not want this
book to end.
and atmosphere are perfectly attuned to the unofficial trial
of a suspect in a heinous crime from a generation ago.
Connolly is a renowned author of several series and her writing
seems to be improving consistently. I haven’t read the
first books in this particular series, but you can bet your
last dollar that I will now!
is such a unique book and I highly recommend it to mystery
lovers everywhere!!! Pick up a copy today- you won’t
of other titles in this series
in a Bog #1
in Skibbereen #2
Early Wake #3
A Turn for the Bad (no review) #4
a Twist #6
Reviewer Note: Sheila Connolly is
the author of several successful series.