A Book Collector Mystery
Victoria Abbott is a pseudonym for a collaboration between seasoned mystery author Mary Jane Maffini and her daughter Victoria. Mary Jane, a former mystery bookstore owner, is the author of the Camilla MacPhee, Fiona Silk, and Charlotte Adams series. They live outside Ottawa, ONT.
As Thanksgiving approaches, Jordan Bingham is grateful for her job researching rare books for Vera Van Alst, the infamous curmudgeon of Harrison Falls, New York. But when an uninvited guest makes an appearance, much more than dinner is disruptedand Jordan is thankful just to be alive
Vera Van Alst doesn’t normally receive visitors without appointment, but she agrees to see the imperious Muriel Delgado upon arrival. Shortly thereafter, Jordan is told that her position is being terminated. Evicted from the Van Alst House, Jordan is determined to find out what hold Muriel has over her erstwhile employer.
It seems Muriel has designs on Vera’s money and propertynot to mention a particular interest in her collection of Nero Wolfe first editions. When Jordan discovers a deadly connection between Muriel and the Van Alst family, it’s up to her to put the house in order and stop a killer from going back to press.
“If you are a book lover of any kind, you will love this series.”—Debbie’s Book Bag
Praise for the Book Collector Mysteries
“Great fun for all fans of puzzle plots.” –Toronto Globe & Mail
“Amusing one-liners, murder, and a dash of mayhem.”—The Hamilton Spectator
“The mystery was first class, the plotting flawless.”—Cozy Mystery Book Review