This week's anticipated book:
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: January 14, 2014
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From barnesandnoble.com: On a spring morning in 1951, eleven-year-old chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce gathers with her family at the railway station, awaiting the return of her long-lost mother, Harriet. Yet upon the train’s arrival in the English village of Bishop’s Lacey, Flavia is approached by a tall stranger who whispers a cryptic message into her ear. Moments later, he is dead, mysteriously pushed under the train by someone in the crowd. Who was this man, what did his words mean, and why were they intended for Flavia?
Back home at Buckshaw, the de Luces’ crumbling estate, Flavia puts her sleuthing skills to the test. Following a trail of clues sparked by the discovery of a reel of film stashed away in the attic, she unravels the deepest secrets of the de Luce clan, involving none other than Winston Churchill himself. Surrounded by family, friends, and a famous pathologist from the Home Office—and making spectacular use of Harriet’s beloved Gipsy Moth plane, Blithe Spirit—Flavia will do anything, even take to the skies, to land a killer.
My thoughts: I read the previous books in this series and have a soft spot in my heart for the young and precocious Flavia, the villagers of Bishop's Lacey, and the entire de Luce family. I look forward to this next installment in one of my favorite mystery series.
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Waiting on Wednesday: Flavia de Luce #6 was originally published by Catherine for bookclublibrarian.com. This post cannot be republished without attribution.