By Kathleen Ernst
Trying to go away painful stories in the back of her, Chloe Ellefson is creating a clean begin. She's the recent collections curator at previous international 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 necessary eighteenth-century Norwegian ale bowl that have been donated to the museum years in the past. yet earlier than Chloe can locate the heirloom and go back it to her, the lady dies in a suspicious vehicle crash.
Digging up the background and whereabouts of the infrequent artifact quick turns risky. Chloe discovers that somebody is desperately attempting to conceal up all strains of the bowl's existence―by any skill valuable. helping Chloe is police officer Roelke McKenna, whose personal haunting previous compels him to guard her. To capture the covetous killer, Chloe needs to resolve a decades-old puzzle . . . prior to 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 by way of an writer of kid's mysteries rolls out properly for readers who like a comfortable with a dab of vintage lore. Jeanne M. Dams lovers will just like the ethnic background."―Library Journal
"Information on the way to behavior historic learn, heritage on Norwegian tradition, and information about working an out of doors museum body the enticing tale of a girl devastated by means of 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 recent and old Wisconsin with lots of mysteries―both previous and current. In curator Chloe Ellefson, Ernst has created an enthralling personality with humor, grit, and a tangled historical past 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 fantastically written, this primary access in a dynamite new sequence from entire writer Kathleen Ernst seamlessly melds the 1980's and the nineteenth century. Character-driven, with secret aplenty, Old global 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 now not wish and One was once A Soldier
"Museum masterpiece."―Rosebud booklet Reviews
"A genuine find...5 stars."―Once Upon a Romance