Cousins in the Castle
About the Book
How, Amelia wonders, could four short months have such a wonderful beginning and such a grim and terrible ending? Why must she now find herself riding to the docks of London en route to a strange new life in America, seated beside the stone-faced, bloodless, tight-lipped woman in the grim black hat?"The plot twists and turns at an alarming rate in the is story of dastardly crimes and firm friendships, and that's exactly what makes it so much fun " says Booklist in its starred review. A Junior Library Guild book, and Mystery Writers of America EDGAR nominee.
About the Author
Barbara Brooks Wallace, born in China of American parents, had crossed the Pacific Ocean nine times before returning finally to live in the United States. Their first stop was always San Francisco, so that city has forever remained a mystical, magical place for her. It?s not surprising that it one day became the setting for her Peppermints in the Parlor, forerunner of four Mystery Writers of America EDGAR nominated books, and two EDGAR winners.