Skeleton Letters by Laura Childs
(A Scrapbooking Mystery)

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New York Times bestselling author Laura Childs sends her scrappy sleuths into New Orleans' French Quarter.

Is nothing sacred? The last thing Carmela Bertrand and her friend Ava expected to bear witness to in St. Tristan's Church was a crime. But now a beloved member of their scrapbooking circle lies lifeless next to a smashed statue of St. Sebastien-and a mysterious hooded figure has absconded with an antique crucifix.

As Carmela and Ava are drawn deeper into New Orleans' French Quarter in search of the missing crucifix, they may need the help of more than a few patron saints. Because this is one killer they don't want to cross...


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 4, 2011 by Berkley. 353 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Although Carmela Bertrand still owns a scrapbooking store in New Orleans, she and her friend Ava are getting quite a reputation as crime solvers.

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The theft of a religious icon from New Orleans’ St. Tristan’s church leads to murder in Childs’s disappointing ninth Scrapbooking mystery (after 2010’s Fiber & Brimstone).

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Las Vegas Review Journal

Carmela, a part-time amateur investigator, and her best friend Ava are stunned when they witness a theft-gone-bad in the sanctuary of St. Tristan’s Church.

Nov 07 2011 | Read Full Review of Skeleton Letters (A Scrapbook...

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