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Widow's Tears (China Bayles)

Widow's Tears (China Bayles)

ISBN: 0425255727

Title: Widow's Tears (China Bayles)

Author: Susan Wittig Albert

KDL Description:

MYS ALBERT

Herbalist ex-lawyer China Bales investigates the murder of a teller at the Pecan Springs bank and follows the clues to a haunted bed and breakfast.

Amazon Description:

Herbalist and ex-lawyer China Bayles is “in a class with lady sleuths V. I. Warshawski and Stephanie Plum.” In Widow’s Tears, a haunted house may hold the key to solving the murder of one of China’s friends After losing her husband, five children, housekeeper, and beautiful home in the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, Rachel Blackwood rebuilt her home, and later died there, having been driven mad with grief. In present-day Texas, Claire, the grand niece of Rachel’s caretaker, has inherited the house and wants to turn it into a bed and breakfast. But she is concerned that it’s haunted, so she calls in her friend Ruby—who has the gift of extrasensory perception—to check it out.