The Cameo Necklace: A Cecile Mystery

Paperback | March 26, 2012

byEvelyn Coleman

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As she exits a crowded showboat after enjoying a lavish Floating Circus, she stumbles--and when she gets up, she realizes that the cameo necklace she borrowed from her aunt is no longer on her neck. Knowing that the necklace was the last gift Tante Tay''s husband gave her before he died, she is desperate to find it. As she tracks down the people in the crowd who were near her when she fell, her search takes her on an eerie journey through all of New Orleans, from a strange tea party to the murky cypress swamps. In the process, she discovers that powerful secrets are putting her community in danger! An illustrated "Looking Back" essay provides facts about the 1850s.

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As she exits a crowded showboat after enjoying a lavish Floating Circus, she stumbles--and when she gets up, she realizes that the cameo necklace she borrowed from her aunt is no longer on her neck. Knowing that the necklace was the last gift Tante Tay's husband gave her before he died, she is desperate to find it. As she tracks down the people in the crowd who were near her when she fell, her sea...

Evelyn Coleman has written two American Girl Mysteries, The Cameo Necklace: A Cecile Mystery; and Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery, an Edgar Award finalist. She also wrote two History Mysteries, Mystery of the Dark Tower and Circle of Fire. Her many other titles include the award-winning children?s books. She lives in Atlanta, Georgia

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.2 × 4.25 × 0.47 inPublished:March 26, 2012Publisher:American Girl Publishing IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:159369900X

ISBN - 13:9781593699000

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