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The Body in the Boudoir (Mass Market Paperbound)
Flashback to 1990:
Faith Sibley is a young single woman leading a glamorous life in New York City. Then she meets handsome, charming Reverend Thomas Fairchild—and it's love at first sight.
Now Faith is preparing for both her wedding and a move to chilly New England. But a series of baffling mysteries is making her path to the altar rocky. What family secret is her new assistant, Francesca, hiding? Who is trying to derail Faith's sister's financial career? Why is there a body in her great-uncle's Long Island mansion? And who's determined to sabotage Faith's special day . . . by eliminating the bride?
About the Author
Katherine Hall Page is the author of twenty previous Faith Fairchild mysteries, the first of which received the Agatha Award for best first mystery. The Body in the Snowdrift was honored with the Agatha Award for best novel of 2006. Page also won an Agatha for her short story The Would-Be Widower. She has also been a nominee for the Edgar Award and the Mary Higgins Clark Award. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband.
“This fun yet intelligent and layered look at the story behind a favorite series will be devoured by fans and attract new readers.”
“Includes recipes, menus, drink concoctions and much charm.”
“A smooth and seamless read . . . In the same way that Faith delivers delectable food to her clients, Ms. Page provides a gourmet treat for cozy mystery lovers.”
-New York Journal of Books
“Despite the fact that this is a murder mystery...the narrative warms with a sweetness rarely found in the genre. And it’s more rare and more pleasurable because this quality doesn’t resolve into a high-fructose gooey glob.”
-Asbury Park Press
“Fans of the Faith Fairchild series will probably be over the moon for this prequel that lovingly details how Faith met her husband . . . and then follows every calorie, fabric and gift of her glamorous upper-crust wedding preparations.”
“A rollicking adventure of intrigue and suspense, plus . . . it’s a lot of fun catching up with the past fun and shenanigans that Faith always manages to find herself embroiled in, and this is a very fitting way to celebrate such a huge milestone for this mystery series.”
-Times Record News (Wichita Falls, Texas)
“Readers ... should accept the homecoming invitation extended in The Body in the Boudoir [and] the retro fun of perusing a vintage wedding menu, shopping at Bergdorf’s bridal salon and having tea at the Palm Court in the Plaza Hotel.”
-New York Times Book Review