Friday, October 18, 2013

The Edwin Drood Murders (Dickens Junction Mystery #02) by Christopher Lord (book review)

*I received a free copy of this book for my honest review*

The Droodists have arrived in Dickens Junction. Local bookstore owner Simon Alastair has his hands full in his role as co-chair for the latest convention honoring Charles Dickens's uncompleted novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. A movie star, a pesky blogger, dueling scholars, a stage hypnotist, and an old family friend (among others) all have claims on Simon's time. In addition, some Droodists are clearly more-or less-than they appear, including a mysterious young man by the improbable name of Edwin Drood. When a priceless ring and a rare Dickensian artifact go missing, Simon and his reporter-partner Zach Benjamin learn that someone will do anything-including murder-to obtain an object of desire. The Edwin Drood Murders is the new entry in the Dickens Junction mystery series that began with The Christmas Carol Murders, a book that New York Times thriller writer Chelsea Cain called "a love letter to both Dickens and to the small town amateur detectives who've kept the peace in hamlets from River Heights to Cabot Cove."


I love this book.

I don't read murder mysteries often but I am so happy I read this one. I is very well written. 

I have to say I have not read the first book in this series but I now want to read it so badly because I loved this book .I was hooked from the very beginning and I could very well imagine what was going on. 

I give this 5 out of 5

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