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The Secret Letter (Antique Shop Mysteries)
The Secret Letter - Antique Shop Mysteries Author:Mary Blount Christian Maggie Watson's quiet empty-nester life is a lot less peaceful since inheriting Sedgwick Manor and the adjacent antiques shop, and she's still not sure it suits her. To help her decide, Maggie sets out to restore an old humpback trunk. After uncovering one page of a love letter tucked inside, she definitely can't leave town...not until she fin... more »ds out who wrote it.
In the letter, the writer-a vaudeville performer-confesses to a bank robbery. Maggie asks James Bennet for help researching, but his attitude about the trunk quickly grows dark. Id there something he's not telling her? After someone breaks into her house and tries to steal the letter, Maggie is determined to get to the bottom of things.
In addition to playing detective, Maggie digs into the treasures of Sedgwick Manor. Enchanted by her late aunt's Thanksgiving decorations, she resolves to make this year's dinner a feast to remember. But as the date draws near, it seems her daughter needs to stay at school and all of her new friends in Somerset Harbor have holiday plans. Adding to her frustration, she's at a dead end in her investigation.
Will Maggie be able to expose the history of the letter without losing James as a friend? And to what lengths will someone in this small town go to keep the secrets of the past buried?« less