An outstanding mystery that is character-driven. The characters are fully developed and become friends. Jordan Kelly who is hired by Vera Van Alst to located rare books. Vera is a wealthy recluse who is disliked by the citizens of Harrison Falls, New York. Her only passion is rare books. Kelly has finished college and a negative happening requires her to find a job. Jorden’s uncles, the Kelly brothers are delightful and not all that law abiding. There is Officer Smiley, is he a friend or enemy? The cat that is friendly at times and at other times aggressive. The dog who needs a home that the Kelly brothers adopt.
Vera has learned of a play written by Agatha Christie that is unpublished and she wants it at any cost. A previous employee was killed in an accident? Jordan must the missing play in order to keep her plush job. There are enough turns to keep you wondering. Is the manuscript real or is it a fraud? The ending is a surprise.
Looking for new information on Agatha, you won’t find any. I highly recommend this series.