The Bee Balm Murders

The Bee Balm Murders

A Martha's Vineyard Mystery

Large Print - 2011
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It's spring on Martha's Vineyard and at the suggestion of her beekeeper, Victoria Trumbull takes in a new boarder. Orion Nanopoulos is leading a project to lay a fiber-optic cable across the island. When a body is found in the trench where they are laying the cable, Orion recognizes the dead man as a potential investor. Victoria, renowned for her crime solving skills and for her knowledge of the island's residents, is hired by the victim's sons to investigate.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2011.
ISBN: 9781410439376
Branch Call Number: LGPRINT MYSTERY Riggs Cynthia 08/2011
Characteristics: 451 p. (large print) :,23 cm.


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Jan 21, 2012

Pretty good, but a little hard to get into.

BPLNextBestAdults Jan 05, 2012

What could be better on a cold winter’s night than a cozy mystery set in beautiful Martha’s Vineyard?

Down-to-earth 92-year-old Victoria Trumball is a lifelong resident of the Vineyard, a renowned poet – and because she knows everyone and everything on the island, has also been made a Police Deputy. In this 10th story in the series, Victoria has rented a room in her sprawling Vineyard house to Orion Nanopoulis, who has started a company to lay fibre-optic cable across the island. But when Orion’s major investor, who just may have mob connections, turns up dead, his company may become vulnerable to an unscrupulous takeover, or fail entirely. Worse, it appears someone may be out to get him, too. It’s up to Victoria, with her inimitable common sense, local knowledge and powers of deduction to unravel the crime.

Another light but charming mystery from Cynthia Riggs who, as a thirteenth- generation Islander, knows the Vineyard like no one else, and brings it to life with colourful characters and a warm sense of humour.

Jul 29, 2011

There are unexpected twists and turns in this story, even after you think you have figured out who the "bad guys" are. Great book!

NZaleske Jul 26, 2011

Didn't get to this book.


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