In the third Domestic Diva Mystery, set in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia, Sophie Winston must fulfill a bequest for her reclusive neighbor, Professor Mordecai Artemus, whom she neglected to befriend—oh, the guilt—and who left his house to his Pomeranian. The sprawling home is also slated for the statewide Spring Home and Garden Tour. Several designers are competing by decorating a room within the house, including Sophie's nemesis, Natasha.
Wednesday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Seven people attended: Anne S. (read the 4th submission of her Sam Gordon Mystery), Dianne L. (read chapters 1–3 of FOREVER AFTER, Karen W., Rose C., Sharon N., Sherry C., and Tonya A.
In this 4th book of the Book Retreat Mysteries series, set in Storyton Hall, Virginia, Jane Steward is ready to focus on work again as her twin boys return to school. She is the manager of Storyton Hall, a resort where book lovers regularly gather in the Agatha Christie Tea Room to discuss the merits, deadly or otherwise, of their favorite authors.
Saturday Critique virtual meeting via Zoom. Eight people attended: Anne S., Dianne L., Karen W., Lisa W. (read chapter 6 continued and chapter 7 of ROUNDABOUT), Rose C. (read the 2nd installment of PUPPY LOVE & PERIL), Shari H., Sharon N., and Sherry C.