BLOODSTAINS WITH BRONTE by Katherine Bolger Hyde / Mystery / Released Dec 2017 by Minotaur Books
Classic novels and crime solving intertwine in Katherine Bolger Hyde’s charming second book in a series that will puzzle and please fans of mystery and masterpiece alike.
At a Halloween murder mystery fundraiser at Windy Corner, someone is found stabbed to death. Windy Corner’s very own detective, Luke, is reluctantly forced to investigate the young single mother housekeeper: Kate.
Luke digs into the background of the contractor, Jeremiah Edwards, and Windy Corner’s owner, Emily, who is reading Jane Eyre, realizes Jeremiah resembles St. John Rivers in his obsessive, tormented piety. Will Luke figure out who the murderer is before Katie ends up in jail or someone else is killed?
KATHERINE HYDE has lived her life surrounded by books, from teaching herself to read at age four to majoring in Russian literate, to making her career as a editor. She lives in California with her husband. She is the author of Arsenic with Austen.