Saturday, March 8, 2014
Francesca also must deal with a stipulation of the will which requires her to dig up, transport to Scotland and bury there an unusual white stone from the garden where she and her cousins played as children. The Murder Stone. But before she can begin that journey, she must deal with the strangers who seem determined to slander her grandfather's good name.
Todd does an excellent job of conveying the emotional "tone" of the book - the grief Francesca is feeling, the loneliness of now being totally alone, the fear of what else she is going to discover..
Can she piece together the true story? You'll have to read it to find out!
"The love of books is among the choicest gifts of the gods." ~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle