Welcome to Part Three of my first Malice Domestic experience. After these past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, what a joy to travel and meet people face-to-face again. Of course, as you may have read in Part Two, I headed into the party already flying high after talking with a literary agent and being asked to send my partial manuscript. So, let's get social!
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.
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.
Just when Bailey King, the assistant chocolatier in a world-famous New York City chocolate shop is up for a life-changing promotion, her grandfather ends up in the hospital. Bailey rushes to Harvest, Ohio, to help her grandparents and the Amish candy shop they own.