Benni Harper-spirited ex-cowgirl, quilter, and folk art expert-finds herself on the trail of a storybook killer in this mystery from Agatha Award-nominee Earlene Fowler.
Hoping to relax after solving a murder in Wichita, Kansas, Beni and her new husband Gabe Ortiz are back in San Celina, California. But while Benni is jogging in the park, she happens upon the dead body of a library storyteller. It's an odd and disturbing scene-the woman is still dressed in her Mother Goose costume, lying facedown in the lake.
Benni's investigation takes her inside the Storyteller's Guild, where she finds out that Mother Goose was telling more than fairy tales. She was capable of airing the kind of secrets that destroy lives-and inspire revenge...
Earlene Fowlerwas raised in La Puente, California, by a Southern mother and a Western father. She is the author of the national bestseller,The Saddlemaker's Wifeand the Agatha Award-winning Benni Harper Mysteries.
Praise for the Benni Harper Mysteries
"Fowler has a keen eye...her characters come alive on the page."-The New Times
"A neat little myster...her plot is compelling."-Booklist
"Benni Harper is bright, fresh-and enderaring."-New York Times bestselling author Carolyn Hart
"Earlene Fowler writes from the heart, and her Benni Harper is a true original."-Susan Rogers Cooper