Skye Dennison has been back in Scumble
River now for over two years. She returned
here after she lost her job, her fiancé and
all that she possessed while living in New
Orleans. She is now the Scumble River
School system school psychologist.
But much to her surprise and dismay,
New Orleans has come to Scumble River.
Her ex-fiancé Luc St. Amant arrives trying
to renew their relationship plus have her
sign papers to be a board member of a
new foundation. Of course, Luc suggests
that because of all the legalese involved
that she can just sign the paper without
reading them. He is in for a shock as he
no longer can control Skye. Plus Luc there
is a New Orleans mafia snake in town.
Meanwhile the town is celebrating it’s
bicentennial. There will be the Historical
Society Reenactments,a coal tossing
tournament, a Crazy Craft Race and a
bingo playing tent. The guest speaker is
the town founder’s great-great-grandnephew,
Gabriel Scumble who resides in Canada.
Skye’s adventure is about to begin when
two of her students discover the guest of
honor with a pickax in his chest. He is DEAD
clothed in his buckskin costume. His car
is missing also.
The characters are colorful, quirky, with
interesting backstories with very small
This is book # 4 in the Scumble River
Mysteries series. It can be read as a stand