Silver Anniversary Murder
by Meier, Leslie

Devastated to learn that her strong-willed maid of honor has died under suspicious circumstances while finalizing a fourth divorce, Lucy Stone embarks on a determined investigation through New York in pursuit of a desperate killer. By a New York Times best-selling author.

LESLIE MEIER is the acclaimed author of over twenty Lucy Stone mysteries and has also written for Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine. She is currently at work on the next Lucy Stone mystery. Readers can visit her website at

Small-town Maine journalist Lucy Stone travels to New York City to attend the funeral of her friend Beth, who, police claim, committed suicide. Lucy doesn't buy it, so she later returns to the city to investigate, telling her husband she needs a break. Lucy zeroes in on Beth's three, almost four, ex-husbands as suspects: the charismatic cult leader and father of her son, the tortured artist, the creepy chiropractor, and her current husband, billionaire Jeremy Blake, who seemingly has the most to gain from Beth's death. She uncovers their secrets and ultimately identifies Beth's killer, but her investigation leads to a terrifying ordeal. Meanwhile, in Tinker's Cove, the henpecked Warren Bickford and his disagreeable wife, Sylvia, have involved the entire town in their silver anniversary celebration, and Lucy must write a story about it for the local paper. The frenzied pace of the city, effectively contrasted with the more tranquil atmosphere of a small town; the reappearance of familiar characters; and numerous plot twists all contribute to the appeal of this satisfying entry in a long-running series. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

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