Privy to the Dead
In the latest Museum Mystery from the "New York Times "bestselling author of "Razing the Dead," a suspicious death has Nell Pratt down in the dumps... Nell Pratt, president of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, has something to smile about thanks to a generous donation from a major... show more
In the latest Museum Mystery from the "New York Times "bestselling author of "Razing the Dead," a suspicious death has Nell Pratt down in the dumps...
Nell Pratt, president of the Pennsylvania Antiquarian Society, has something to smile about thanks to a generous donation from a major Philadelphia developer who's willing to help update their museum. But renovations have barely begun when a man is struck by a car in front of the building and killed.
The victim is a construction worker who found a curious metal object while excavating an old privy in the museum's basement. Nell thinks the death is somehow connected to the Society, and her suspicions are confirmed when an antiques expert reveals a link between the objects from the cellar and a fellow staff member's family.
Now Nell must unearth a mystery with ties to the past and the present. Because when someone is willing to kill over scrap metal, there's no telling what they'll do next...
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: 2015-06-02
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: A Museum Mystery (#6)
This was a different kind of story. The MC is a museum director who has been given funds specifically for renovating the museum. While in the basement with the foreman, they find a covered area that is believed to have been a privy to a previous house on that site. She requests that all the "trash" ...
The editing inconsistencies in the time line in addition to the amount of repetition throughout the story, along with a plot overrun with melodrama made this is one of the more disappointing books in the series. I've always struggled with the author's style in terms of dialog, in this and her ot...
I’m a big fan of author Sheila Connolly’s Orchard Mystery series. I’ve been wanting to start the Museum Mystery series for some time. The only thing holding me back was the setting. The Museum series in set in Philadelphia, rather than a small town. Even being less than two hours from Philly and hav...