Books for Grownups

Roses Are Red, Diamonds Are Blue

Where’s the Anastasia? It’s been almost a year since Laura Barkley’s husband, a museum curator, was murdered and the fabled Anastasia diamond stolen. A long year filled with accusations, accidents toward Laura and plenty of soul searching. How well did she know Peter? Had he planned to steal the diamond himself? Was his murder a double cross or a robbery gone bad? If he was innocent, what did Peter mean by his cryptic clue? Where is the priceless diamond now? Someone is determined to find the diamond no matter what the cost. Unless Laura can decipher Peter’s last baffling clue and find it first. What did he mean, “the badger, not the bridge?” As the one year anniversary of the Anastasia’s disappearance draws closer, Laura finds herself caught in a series of snowballing events she can’t control – including the Blizzard of 1978. As the snow deepens – who will survive? Read an excerpt >>