By A. D. Scott
Set opposed to the grandeur of the Northern Scottish Highlands within the Nineteen Fifties, this is the 6th evocative, fast paced, suspenseful secret in A.D. Scott’s hugely acclaimed sequence that includes cherished heroine Joanne Ross.
Praised for his or her “well-drawn characters” (Publishers Weekly), “ingenious” plotting (Booklist, starred review), and “a outstanding feel of position” (Rhys Bowen, New York Times bestselling writer of Hush Now, Don’t You Cry), A. D. Scott’s mysteries by no means fail to enthrall and entertain. Now, in Scott’s most modern, Joanne Ross returns for a spellbinding case related to a girl accused of witchcraft in small-town Scotland.
When Alice Ramsay, artist and alleged witch, is located useless in her domestic in a distant Scottish glen, the decision is suicide.
But Joanne Ross of the Highland Gazette refuses to think it. As she investigates Alice’s previous, Joanne uncovers layer upon layer of intrigue. With the looks of officers from a secretive executive corporation and an formidable artwork critic from a countrywide newspaper, Joanne is more and more confident that something—and someone—from Alice’s earlier was once concerned with her death.
As in her earlier mysteries North Sea Requiem, Beneath the Abbey Wall, and A Double loss of life at the Black Isle, between others, A. D. Scott brings to lifestyles compelling characters and vividly portrays the charms and intrigues of a small city in Nineteen Fifties Scotland. With mind-blowing twists and a stunning dénouement that poses ethical questions as appropriate now as six a long time in the past, A form of Grief is one other unforgettable access in an atmospheric sequence that might draw you in and linger on your brain like mist over the Scottish glens.
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A Kind of Grief: A Novel (The Highland Gazette Mystery Series Book 6) by A. D. Scott