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Sa Ilalim ng Dagat lE winter in Busman s Harbor but Julia still has a mystery to solve Her mom received a package containing a wonderful family heirloom one the disappeared back in the 1920 s The problem is they have no idea who sent the package Julia s investigationeads her to connect with family she didn t know she had and she arrives at their door just in time to find out the person she hoped to meet died recently Shortly after her arrival the family earns that the death was not from natural causes it was MURDERI really ove these was not from natural causes it was MURDERI really ove these So much happens in addition to the main mystery In a subplot Julia s sister Livvie is due to give birth any day and the snow coming could make getting to the hospital an adventure This mirrors my daughter s experience almost exactly 4 years ago Her dad drove her to the hospital in the middle of a blizzard following a snow plow all the way Babies seem to want to make appearances in reality and fiction at the most inopportune timesIn the main mystery plot the author introduces many new characters enabling Julia to meet and earn about family members she and her mom didn t even know existed She also earns the truth about an event in the past that happened very differently than her mother thought I enjoyed the history research and the stories told by these family members almost than the mystery and it is a great mystery full of twists and surprisesThe author provides enough background to allow this book to be read without reading the previous stories but I encourage you to read them all in order The characters really grow and become distinct throughout the series and each includes a stellar mystery The best so far I thought this book might not be as interesting as it was set in the off season and in Boston rather than Maine BUT IT REALLY IMPRESSED MESUCH A it really impressed meSuch a mystery and some new well drawn characters added to the mix It even made me tear up a few places and although enjoy a good cozy they re usually brain candy books I can t say one has ever made me FEEL anything beforeJulia is the ideal cozy protagonist She s not annoying unrealistic or a busy bodyMy one teensy complaint is that there was a bit too much about her sister s pregnancy false alarms Recent unexplained death of Jacueline’s ong ost cousin Hugh who’d been missing and presumed drowned for than forty years To protect her mother’s inheritance Julia must fend off a small army of feuding relatives solve the mystery surrounding Hugh’s demise and get back home before the next blizzard buries them al. ,
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last year and I had every intention staying in order but one of the online book clubs I m in chose this for their January book discussion probably because of the snowy icy theme I m Ten Years Beyond Baker Street looking forward to the discussionater this month because I absolutely The Baker Street Letters (Baker Street Letters, loved this bookWhen Julia s mom Jacueline received an heirloom diamond necklace in the mail with no return address or explanationetter Julia kept researching the family until she found a distant cousin Old Granny and the Bean Thief living in the area of Boston that Barbara Jean at the PO had told her the package originated from She was hoping to meet a cousin that her mom said had disappeared on her twenty first birthday but when she got there she was tooate He d died of natural causesor did he This was a reallyseries ast year and i had every intention
interesting case with a couple of attempted murderscase with a couple of attempted murders in With the snowstorm the area was getting Julia did most of her investigating online The police detective in Boston even said that the police chief from Busman s Harbor had spoken highly of her so she did go out on foot to talk to him It was fun to meet some of Jacueline s extended family and I hope that they might be mentioned or appear in future books In the meantime I m going to have to catch up since I know the newest book of this series was just released Heartfelt well written cozy mystery I really iked the main character I haven t read any released Heartfelt well written cozy mystery I really iked the main character I haven t read any books in this series but I may check them out nowMy main negative reaction has to do with the MC s boyfriend though She needs to dump him D Iced Under by Barbara Ross is the 5th in the Maine Clambake Mystery series As in the previous mysteries in this series the story centers around family but not the Snowden Family Clambake Company The story is centered around the blustery cold winter of Maine the pending birth of Julia s sister and the anonymous package delivered to Jacueline I found this book just as entertaining as the previous ones in this series Although it is part of a series it can be read as a standalone The characters are believable and you will find yourself drawn in with each page One of my favorite current mystery series Barbara Ross is writing some of the smartest sharpest co. The snow is deep in Maine’s Busman’s Harbor and the mighty rivers are covered in ice Snowden Family Clambake Company proprietor Julia Snowden and her mother Jacueline are hunkered down for the winter when a mysterious package arrives heating up February with an unexpected case of murder Inside the mystery package. Zies in the flock It s a cold uiet February in Busman s Harbor until Julia s mom gets a mysterious package in the mail Inside is a necklace a family heirloom worth seven figures that disappeared in the 1920 s What happened to it all those years ago And who sent it todayThis is definitely a different plot for a cozy but I really oved it Yes there is a murder but it comes in When the Whippoorwill later and the mystery of tracking down family and the story behind the necklace takes center stage Honestly Iike the break from the familiar formula The characters are fun as always especially the new ones And I might have cried in a good way through the Extra Credit last couple of chapters Fans of the series will appreciate this one best This fulfilled all the reuirements for a cosy undemanding mystery This is the fifth book in the series and I haven t read any of the previous books but this works as a standalone The storyline from the previous story were gracefully incorporated into the narrative and the characters were well developed The mystery involves missing jewels and family members andost connections so there s nothing remotely brutal or violent in here There are some delicious descriptions of food and recipes are included at the end Soothing and comforting for when you need the pleasures of an entertaining uick read Iced Under A Maine Clambake Mystery 5 by author Barbara Ross takes Julia Snowden from Busman s Harbor Maine to Boston Massachusetts as she follows the path of a priceless diamond necklace and discovers ong ost family members Julia must solve the mystery and get back to Busman s Harbor before her sister Livvie s baby arrives all while trying to secure the inheritance the family needs to restore its family home Engaging story that was a uick read and nicely written I m ooking forward to book 6
Great addition to the series But brrrrr I freezing while reading theaddition to the series But brrrrr I freezing while reading the at east the parts set in Maine And that s saying a ot considering I Was Reading This In reading this in degree weather My hat is off to you who ive in icy climates during the winterI ve actually already read the next in the series as I already had it I m Diverting Devotion looking forward to the release of theatest addition Dollycas s ThoughtsIt may Is an enormous black diamond necklace that once belonged to Julia’s great grandmother and disappeared in the 1920s Who could have sent it and why Julia’s search for clues takes her on a perilous journey through her mother’s troubled family history from a suabble over the family fortune in “frozen water” to the.