Book Reviews of The Tarot Murders (Edwina Charles, Bk 2)

The Tarot Murders (Edwina Charles, Bk 2)
The Tarot Murders - Edwina Charles, Bk 2
Author: Mignon Warner
ISBN-13: 9780440161622
ISBN-10: 0440161622
Publication Date: 2/1981
Pages: 222
Rating:
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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3.1 stars, based on 5 ratings
Publisher: Dell Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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PLOT: Another in the line of mysteries featuring Warner's claivoyant sleuth Mrs. Charles. Two young women are murdered in the peaceful town of Gidding, leaving a tarot card on each corpse.

Review: The Tarot Murders is an easy to read, but not outstanding book.
The tarot deck features in the plot (the murderer sends a card to his victim, then leaves another card on the body), and helps Mrs. Charles figure out who is behind the crimes. But I found that aspect all too confusing and pointless. I did like the heroine, but her ability to see beyond the normal senses plays no part in the tale -- it's mostly her intuitiveness that helps her uncover the murderer.