By Kathleen Ernst
Trying to go away painful thoughts at the back of her, Chloe Ellefson is creating a clean commence. She's the recent collections curator at outdated global Wisconsin, an out of doors ethnic museum showcasing 1870s payment existence. On her first day, Chloe meets with an aged girl who begs her to discover a invaluable eighteenth-century Norwegian ale bowl that have been donated to the museum years in the past. yet ahead of Chloe can locate the heirloom and go back it to her, the girl dies in a suspicious automobile crash.
Digging up the historical past and whereabouts of the infrequent artifact quick turns harmful. Chloe discovers that somebody is desperately attempting to hide up all strains of the bowl's existence―by any capability valuable. helping Chloe is police officer Roelke McKenna, whose personal haunting prior compels him to guard her. To seize the covetous killer, Chloe needs to remedy a decades-old puzzle . . . sooner than she turns into part of background herself.
"Clever plot twists and credible characters make this a much from humdrum cozy."―Publishers Weekly
"This sequence debut through an writer of kid's mysteries rolls out properly for readers who like a comfy with a dab of vintage lore. Jeanne M. Dams lovers will just like the ethnic background."―Library Journal
"Information on the way to behavior old study, history on Norwegian tradition, and information about operating an outside museum body the enticing tale of a lady devastated via a failed romantic courting whose sleuthing is helping her heal."―Booklist
"Old global Murder is most powerful in its captivating neighborhood colour and real love for Wisconsin’s rolling hills, pastures, and woodlands...a pleasant distraction for a night or two."―New York magazine of Books
"A wonderfully-woven story that winds out and in of contemporary and historic Wisconsin with lots of mysteries―both prior and current. In curator Chloe Ellefson, Ernst has created an enthralling personality with humor, grit, and a tangled heritage of her personal that wishes unraveling. Enchanting!"―Sandi Ault, writer of the WILD secret sequence and recipient of the Mary Higgins Clark Award
"Propulsive and beautifully written, this primary access in a dynamite new sequence from finished writer Kathleen Ernst seamlessly melds the 1980's and the nineteenth century. Character-driven, with secret aplenty, Old international Murder is a sensational learn. imagine Sue Grafton meets Earlene Fowler, with a touch of Elizabeth Peters."―Julia Spencer-Fleming, Anthony and Agatha Award-winning writer of I Shall no longer wish and One used to be A Soldier
"Museum masterpiece."―Rosebud publication Reviews
"A genuine find...5 stars."―Once Upon a Romance