Louisa and the Crystal Gazer

Louisa and the Crystal Gazer Louisa is skeptical when her dear friend Sylvia Shattuck expresses a desire to contact her long dead father through a medium But she puts her doubts aside to accompany Sylvia to a seance at the home o

  • Title: Louisa and the Crystal Gazer
  • Author: Anna Maclean Jeanne Mackin
  • ISBN: 9780451218322
  • Page: 372
  • Format: Paperback
  • Louisa is skeptical when her dear friend Sylvia Shattuck expresses a desire to contact her long dead father through a medium But she puts her doubts aside to accompany Sylvia to a seance at the home of Boston s most famous crystal gazer On their second visit they find the medium murdered, and what began as an idle curiosity becomes a compelling investigation It seems thLouisa is skeptical when her dear friend Sylvia Shattuck expresses a desire to contact her long dead father through a medium But she puts her doubts aside to accompany Sylvia to a seance at the home of Boston s most famous crystal gazer On their second visit they find the medium murdered, and what began as an idle curiosity becomes a compelling investigation It seems that to solve the mystery of the medium s death, Louisa must first uncover the surprising truth about her life.

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    1. Originally posted at its-raining-booksI cannot remember when I have enjoyed reading a book as much as I enjoyed this one. I felt as though it was actually written in that time and place by the real Louisa. It was so factual, and included so many little details that one would think only someone who lived in that time would have known.Louisa became so real to me that that I felt I was actually living with her in that time. I was able to follow her thought processes as the mystery unfolded. This st [...]

    2. It has become quite fashionable and profitable in the American writing world for a writer to take a well known person and turn them into a detective. They have to be an historical person of course and publishers love this as they know that readers will buy the book to see what the famous person does. The problem is that this fashion has led to a quantity of whodunits rather than quality whodunits. Of great concern to me and other readers who like historical novels is the poor historical research [...]

    3. Third in a series about Louisa May Alcott before she became famous. While living in Concord ans Boston she helped solve several mysteries

    4. Louisa May Alcott fans will enjoy this cozy mystery. It held my attention and I am looking forward to reading the other books in the series.

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