Postcards from the Dead by Laura Childs
(A Scrapbooking Mystery)

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New Orleans is in the throes of another fantastic Mardi Gras celebration when the party gets crashed by a murderer…

Kimber Breeze of KBEZ-TV is broadcasting live from a hotel balcony in the French Quarter, interviewing locals and capturing the spectacle in the streets. But as Carmela Bertrand, owner of Memory Mine scrapbooking shop, waits to be interviewed next, someone sneaks onto the balcony and strangles Kimber with a cord, leaving her body dangling above the parade.

Soon after the murder, Carmela begins receiving strange postcards at her shop—signed by the late reporter. Now she and her friend Ava must risk their own necks to find out who’s posing as a ghost and expose a killer…

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About Laura Childs

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Laura Childs is a New York Times bestsellling author. In her past life she was a Clio Award-winning advertising writer and CEO of her own marketing firm. She lives in Minnesota.
Published October 2, 2012 by Berkley. 337 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The death of a television reporter provides the newest case for a scrapbooking amateur sleuth.

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At the start of Childs’s flat 10th Scrapbooking mystery set in New Orleans (after 2011’s Skeleton Letters), craft store owner Carmela Bertrand is waiting to be interviewed by Kimber Breeze, “the perky, Botoxed reporter from KBEZ-TV” who’s covering Mardi Gras from the wrought-iron balco...

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Mardi Gras has finally arrived in New Orleans and everyone is celebrating, especially Carmela Bertrand, owner of the scrapbooking shop Memory Lane.

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