The Lacemaker's Secret

October 8, 2018|
The Lacemaker's Secret by Kathleen Ernst
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"In this heartfelt tale of labor and love, Ernst produces one of her most winning combinations of historical evocation and clever mystery."-Kirkus Reviews

Greed, Uncertainty, and Death Get Tangled in the Mystery of a Rare Piece of Belgian Lace

Curator Chloe Ellefson needs distraction from the unsettling family secret she''s just learned. It doesn''t help that her boyfriend, Roelke McKenna, has been troubled for weeks and won''t say why. Chloe hopes a consulting job at Green Bay''s Heritage Hill Historical Park, where an old Belgian-American farmhouse is being restored, will be a relaxing escape. Instead she discovers a body in a century-old bake oven.

Chloe''s research suggests that a rare and valuable piece of lace made its way to nearby Door County, Wisconsin, with the earliest Belgian settlers. More importantly, someone is desperate to find it. Inspired by a courageous Belgian woman who survived cholera, famine, and the Great Fire, Chloe must untangle clues to reveal secrets old and new...before the killer strikes again.

Kathleen Ernst is an award-winning and bestselling author, educator, and social historian. She has published over thirty novels and two nonfiction books.  Her books for young readers include the Caroline Abbott series for American Girl.  Honors for her children''s mysteries include Edgar and Agatha Award nominations.  Kathleen worked a...
Title:The Lacemaker's Secret
Product dimensions:408 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.9 in
Shipping dimensions:408 pages, 8 X 5.25 X 0.9 in
Published:October 8, 2018
Publisher:Midnight Ink
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780738753546

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