A long time collector of southern pottery, I was in heaven listening to this book . . . our son is stationed at Fort Bragg, not far from the Seagrove ..Show More »Potters Community in North Carolina . . . and it was like going home to hear about Molly and her mother visiting the kiln openings there . . . the nasty, greedy old George-Bradley Staunton who knocked all the fellow collectors out of the way to get his hands on the wares made my blood boil, because we collectors are a mild mannered, happy bunch of folks . . . most of us doing it for the love of the time-honored art of pottery making handed down for generations . . . each time finding a new piece or a new artist sort of like discovering a treasure to be adored . . . not exploited . . . having collected and seen many of these artists go on to the big pottery wheel in the sky, and their children choose NOT to carry on the family tradition, I relish hearing about every aspect of the making of fine pieces . . . guess there's a bad egg in every hen house, so to speak, and poor old George finally got cracked. . . hated to see the second murder happen . . . all in all, great story . . . already downloaded the next book in the series . . . but it will have to work hard to beat this one!
Ellery Adams is one of my favorite cozy mystery writers. She develops realistic characters and places them in real situations. This was another exam..Show More »ple of her writing skills. While on a writing assignment for Collectors Weekly, Molly stumbles onto scandal and murder. While she is investigating the mystery, she is plagued with doubt over her budding relationship with her co-worker, Mark. This is a very entertaining story. I look forward to the next book in the series.
This is a fast read with a lot of twists and turns that keep you interested. The plot and the characters are all well developed and realistic. I look..Show More » forward to the next book in this series.