By Elizabeth J. Duncan
When Penny Brannigan inherits a captivating, outdated cottage within the North Wales city of Llanelen, she quickly realizes she has come into greater than what genuine property brokers wish to describe as a fascinating interval estate: She's additionally got thoughts, secret, and an unsolved, decades-old crime.
As Penny kinds throughout the property of her benefactor, a deceased instructor, she comes upon a packet of letters from a promising younger Liverpool artist, A. Jones, who used to be killed in an twist of fate in 1970. An artist herself, Penny units out to find who killed this painter, and is helped by way of a small team of townsfolk, together with her company accomplice, Victoria Hopkirk. whereas at a retrospective artwork exhibition in Liverpool, Penny acknowledges what she believes to be a watercolor painted via Jones. however it is attributed to a different artist, top her to suspect that artwork robbery was once on the center of the case, and that Jones's demise used to be no twist of fate.
In her eagerly awaited sequel Duncan splendidly revisits the bustling Welsh city and colourful characters brought in The chilly mild of Mourning. With its lyrical prose and tantalizing puzzle, A Brush with Death is a deal with on many levels.
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