Silver Spoon

Donna Howard Mysteries

Book 2
Peaks Island Press
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Donna Howard has become an established investigator of antiques, with the help of deceased historical people only she can see. This time around, her investigation takes her to Salem, Massachusetts, where she delves into the town's haunted history and the modern world of antique hunting.

Her research into the provenance of a silver spoon leads Donna to a stash of antiques in an old man's basement, an old man whose death Donna begins to suspect was less than "accidental." Along with a possible murder, she must also contend with a possible possession and a possible boyfriend.

Because nothing can make the dead past and the living present more precarious than the unpredictable complexities of human relationships.
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About the author

Katherine Woodbury reveres Jane Austen, Columbo, classic fairy tales, and cats.

The author of twenty-five published short stories and eight novellas, Katherine (Kate) has spent her writing career analyzing mermaids, Greek heroes, Joan of Arc, a devil’s assistant, aliens with wings, and a not-quite-dead Viking funeral bride.

Now she’s turned her writing hand to a mystery series with paranormal elements and a no-nonsense detective.

All good mysteries are grounded in social behavior. Kate began her apprenticeship of human idiosyncrasies with tributes to eighteenth and nineteenth century classics: A Man of Few Words (based on Pride & Prejudice), Persuadable (Persuasion), and Mr. B Speaks! (Samuel Richardson’s Pamela).

Next came the Victorian fantasy series, “The Roesia Chronicles,” including (so far) Aubrey: Remnants of Transformation, Richard: The Ethics of Affection, Lord Simon: The Dispossession of Hannah, and Tales of the Quest.

As well as a writer (and reader) of fantasy, history, mystery, and romance, Kate (Katherine) enjoys watching mystery shows and classic sitcoms, collecting manga, and following through on her day job: teaching humanities courses at Maine community colleges. She can be reached at nitaheerk@gmail.com.

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Publisher
Peaks Island Press
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Published on
Mar 7, 2019
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Pages
218
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ISBN
9780463087626
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Paranormal
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
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