three in the Magical Bookshop Mystery series finds Charming
Books owner Violet Waverly immersed in the continuing magic
of the shop, the local ice wine season events and, lo and
behold, another murder!
author Belinda Perkins, who grew up in Cascade Springs, returns
for the grape-harvest festival, things start to look bleak.
Belinda had left town and her three sisters in her dust years
ago and the family has been torn apart. Violet’s friend,
Lacey Dupont, is one of the sisters and is Violet’s
high school friend.
is stabbed to death among the frozen grapevines, and indications
are that Lacey is the killer. Knowing that her friend would
never do such a thing, Violet sets out to find the real killer.
was a celebrity sommelier who could make or break a business.
She’d alienated several people with her harsh reviews.
Between her work and her personal relationships, there are
plenty of suspects with motives for killing her.
the help of the Magical Bookshop and a seemingly endless repetition
of the same clues in the form of the book Little Women, and
help from her Grandma Daisy and Emerson the cat, Belinda is
able to clear Lacey, yet another sister is now on the hook
for the killing.
enjoy this series very much and am especially fond of the
talking crow, the magic willow tree, and Emerson the cat.
The personal relationships continue to grow, and I just love
Grandma Daisy as well as Violet’s friend, Sadie. Violet's
potential romance with Police Chief David Rainwater seems
to be on the right path towards joyfulness, too!
your copy of this February 2019 release and treat yourself
to another enjoyable visit to Cascade Springs, where you can
revel in the magic!
of other titles in this series
and Poetry #1
and Cons #2
Note: The author also writes the Magical Garden series,
as well as a number of other mystery series.