"A Renaissance village at Christmas could be deadly"
Reviewed by Leanne Davis
Posted November 23, 2012
Mystery Hobbies | Mystery Cozy | Mystery Amateur Sleuth
Jessie Morton has another apprenticeship at Renaissance
Faire Village with the new toymaker. Chris Christmas has
the look of Santa with a merry wife and a slew of children
who act as his elves.
Jessie is always grateful to spend more time with her
boyfriend, Chase, the village bailiff. When Chris is found
dead after one day in the Village, Jessie and Chase will be
drawn into another investigation. They will learn secrets
about the Christmas family and the King and Queen that will
rattle their small community.
This one will prove even more dangerous than previous
investigations. Jessie will learn how dangerous a woman
scorned can be as she fights for her life. Thanks to her
ingenuity and stubborn nature, Jessie will expose the killer
and nearly deliver the Queen's baby before getting some
This series just gets better with each new book. Jessie and
Chase make a great couple and Jessie is just starting to
realize that. As always, the residents of the village add a
little quirkiness and crazy fun to the story line.
Hail ye, hail ye, and welcome to the Renaissance Faire
Village. Here, assistant professor Jessie Morton spends her
summers honing her skills and finding the lady, lord, or
serf whodunit. But when she comes for Christmas, will murder
mean a very unhappy holiday?
A NAUGHTY TOY MAKER BETTER WATCH OUT…
Jessie Morton is getting just what she wished for this
holiday season at the Renaissance Faire Village—working as
an apprentice to the new toy maker. But when Chris Christmas
is discovered dead just hours after her arrival, Jessie’s
holiday plans start to melt away.
Jessie can’t imagine who would want to silence the toy
maker, but apparently the red-cheeked Chris Christmas liked
toying with the ladies. Although it may be her shortest
apprenticeship ever, she wants to unwrap the truth before
word gets out in the village that it’s not safe to be
Santa—or one of his helpers...
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