Darkness Light rD I m curious as to whether there will be anyeal fallout from China s dream mostly I want to know if we ll get to find out Ruby s eactionand I can t say I m terribly surprised about the Caitlin situation Although I m a couple of years behind I ve ead all the China Bayles Mysteries up to this one The eason I mention that is so that I can tell you this one is different As far as I can emember I don t believe the author has ever included parts of the book from a viewpoint different than China Bayles In this book we alternate between current time and what was happening in 1912 in the same area of northern Kentucky where China was visitingChina s friend Martha Edmond invited Her To Go To Kentucky Where She to go to Kentucky where she offering a couple of one day workshops on Shaker herbs at Mount Zion Shaker Village Of course egular eaders would know that the trip was a use to get China off on her own so she could solve the eventual murder without the help of her husband Mcuaid the former Houston policeman who is now a part time criminal justice professor and private detective China a etired attorney now owns an herb shop called Thyme and Seasons in Pecan Springs Texas China did call Mcuaid a few times and Not Handsome Enough reuested his help once even though she didn t always do what he saidI enjoyed learning about the Shakers and I liked the way author Albert let us look at the past through the eyes of the people who lived at that time She could have just as easily had the current day charactersead us the journals as was done near the end of the book but it wouldn t have been as ealistic and interesting In this 17th book in the China Bayles series China has been convinced by friends and family to take a vacation She is visiting a friend and helping out with a few workshops at a Kentucky Shaker village What China does not suspect is that her friend has asked her there to also do some investigating into some potentially shady practices at the village The director wants to add to the village by putting in a fancy spa but others feel that this may put the enterprise on shaky ground Told in parallel with the historical events of the village that are being uncovered by the esearch staff we see some interesting comparisons between the difficulties that the Shaker community had and the modern day challenges When a suspicious death occurs China finds the urge to investigate irresistible As usual the author elevates the cozy mystery to something deeper and complex sharing with the Busy Park reader many of the details of the Shaker way of life The end leaves us with a teaser on a dramatic change in China s own life 17 in the China Bayles series China is the proprietor of an herb shop in Pecan Springs TX but manages to get involved in murder on aegular basisChina Bayles travels to a historic Shaker village in Mt murder on a Beer Law: What Brewers Need to Know regular basisChina Bayles travels to a historic Shaker village in Mt KY with a friend of her mother s The community is having problems with arson theft and murder Flashbacks to the early 1800 s show theeal Shaker community having the same problems Book is actually two similar short pieces with periods a century apart Shaker lore adds interes. Ky seems the ideal place for it There she can
learn about the intriguing dwindling Shaker culture and its medicinal herbs about the intriguing dwindling Shaker culture and its medicinal herbs the village is plagued with misfortune and strife China wonders if with the help of some age old journals full of scandal she can get to the bottom of it But after a shocking death occurs Wormwood China Bayles Mystery Band Wormwood China Bayles Mystery Band | Albert Susan Wittig | ISBN | Kostenloser Versand fr alle Bcher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Wormwood China Bayles Mysteries Wormwood China Bayles Mysteries Hardcover es Albert Susan Wittig Libros en idiomas extranjeros Wormwood China Bayles Mysteries Wormwood China Bayles Mysteries es Susan Wittig Albert Libros en idiomas extranjeros Wormwood China Bayles Book English Compre Wormwood China Bayles Book English Edition de Albert Susan Wittig na combr Confira tambm os eBooks mais vendidos lanamentos e livros digitais exclusiv. ,
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CAST OF CHARACTERS WHO PEOPLE HER of characters who people her shop and the small Texas hilltown of Pecan Springs On the other hand Wormwood is proof positive that you can teach a familiar character and series new tricks Specifically this story epresents a slight departure from the other entries in the series as China spends some time in a former Shaker community cum would be tourist attraction and alternating chapters open with a snippet from a community member s century journal or other primary source These then alternate with the 21st story and eventually mystery in which China becomes enmeshed while on her sidetrip to help a friend in Kentucky It wasn t a precise back and forth akin to People of the Book but it was successful in juxtaposing past and present as you worked your way into the story The mystery itself was somewhat tepid by which I mean pretty darn predictable That said it The Confederate Privateers really was the veneer of Shaker social history that made it so entertaining Also there s a nifty little detail at the end of the story no she s not pregnant there is no shark jumping here that promises lots of new twists and turns ahead I liked the story and found it a clever deviation that Susan Wittig Albert inject her own personal interest in wanting to explore Shaker culture history into the storyline My thinking is whatever keeps it fresh for Susan Wittig Albert cannot help but be good for both China Bayles and hereaders This is one of the amateur sleuth series that I never tire and have never been disappointed China is Big Bad Detective Agency resourceful and smart Each time Iead one of this series I want to go live in the part of Texas where Pecan Springs is located I want to grow herbs and The Placer raise goats and spin yarn andandandwell you get the idea This story doesn t take place in Pecan Springsather China goes to Kentucky to a Shaker village of Mount Zion to help a friend conduct some herbal workshops and maybe help solve some issues that seem to be occurring The problems of the present seem to be intertwined with those of the past of the Shaker village There is plenty of herbal lore to keep the fans of the series happy and the mysteries past and present are presented in a superb manner as we ve come to expect from Susan Wittig Albert This is the first I ve listened to or Otto Freundlich: Cosmic Communism read of the series that is told by multiple voices and takes place in the past as well as the present Julia Gibson is perfect for China and the present and Linda Stephens and Ed Sala are the epitome of the Shaker pastMultiple past and present Shaker sparkly diamonds China Bayles has traveled to Mississippi to visit New Zion a Shaker community with her friend Martha This story entwines two separate stories In one China and Martha have to deal with the modern problems of the day An arson fire has damaged a barn and killed valuable horses money has been stolen from the organization s files and the murder of the accountant The other story is the story of New Zion and th. Wormwood China Bayles Mysteries Wormwood is the seventeenth China Bayles book by Susan Wittig Albert and a departure from theegular style of this series Rotating between the two story lines is handled
with surprising ease and eaders should never feelsurprising ease and eaders should never feel about whose story they are presently Profiles in Leadership: Historians on the Elusive Quality of Greatness reading The lengthy history could have been distracting but the author keeps the story moving forward Whileegular eaders Wormwood eBook by Susan Wittig Albert Wormwood by Susan Wittig Albert China Bayles Mystery Book Share your thoughts Complete your eview Tell eaders what you thought by ating and eviewing this book Rate it You Rated it Star I hated it Stars I didn't like it Stars It was OK Stars I liked it Stars I loved it Please make sure to choose a ating Add a eview Reuired Review How to write a Wormwood China Bayles Book eBook Wormwood China Bayles Book eBook Albert Susan Wittig ca Kindle Store Skip to. E Shakers who lived there There was the same kind of mystery going on then and China looking on from the future figures everything out of courseThis was a good installment in this series China Bayles takes what she hopes to be a two week RR trip to a Shaker community with the intent of a few herbal workshops and a little assistance to a friend in some sleuthing need A departure from most of Albert s books in that it s a combination of China s narration and actual 1912 Shaker letters journals and incidents primarily in the Mount Zion community It s fascinating in that we are given a summarized history of the Shakers originally the Believers and their mostly demise Some fictional but ba This latest installment in the China Bayles saga finds China heading out to Kentucky with a good friend to conduct herb lectures at a former Shaker village now a econstruction a la Williamsburg China s personal life is in turmoil Her half brother who she only ecently found out about was killed just weeks ago His daughter is now in the care of her mother s sister but that aunt is not looking healthy and there is a foreshadowing of serious trouble from that uarter on the horizon s friends and family urge her to take the trip and she doesOf course once she gets there she learns pretty uickly that things are not all serene and peaceful there either Dirty tricks are being played such as a barn burning and there is an undercurrent of uneasiness and suspicion Very soon after her arrival the situation escalates to murderMeantime China is having troubling dreams which seem somehow elated to the Shaker village s past Are they also elated to the village s present troublesAs always in these books there is a lot of interesting herb lore included and at the end of the book there are several ecipes using herbsI found the story a bit slow moving although it did pick up some steam towards the end It was an enjoyable ead but not my favorite of this series This book was uite different from others I have Letters to Rollins read in this series The location is Kentucky and the setting is a Shaker village China agrees to accompany an old friend from Mississippi to help teach workshops on herbs and assist with some sort of problem in the Shaker community Of course there were many new characters in this story and a multitude of problems including murder arson theft andesidents very unhappy with the plans for future development of the Shaker community to make it become productive financially I liked the alternation between the history of this group and the current situation China was suposedly on this Britain, Europe And The Third World retreat toest but was uickly involved in so many of the Shaker problems that she got little Scotland Yard rest She was alert to what people said and did and soon began to figure out the problems I was warned by someone not to expect great things from Wormwood and I ll admit that for a second there at the beginning I was worried they would beight But then the story managed to find the ight balance or maybe I got used to the uirks of this particular book and I pretty much aced through to the en. Main the uirks of this particular book and I pretty much aced through to the en. Main Try Prime EN Hello Sign in Account Lists Sign in Account Lists Returns Orders Try Prime Cart Kindle Store Go Search Hello Select your address Wormwood China Bayles Mystery de Wormwood China Bayles Mystery de Susan Wittig Albert Fremdsprachige Bcher Zum Hauptinhalt wechseln Prime entdecken Hallo Anmelden Konto und Listen Anmelden Konto und Listen Bestellungen Entdecken Sie Prime Einkaufs wagen Wormwood by Susan Wittig Albert Wormwood China Bayles series No by Susan Wittig Albert Chiina Bayles leaves her herb shop in the Texas Hill country to accompany her friend Martha Edmonds to Mount Zion Shaker Village in northern KentuckyMartha is to offer a workshop on Shaker herbs and this will be an opportunity for China to find a espite after the murder of her half brother and the addition to her family of his Wormwood China Bayles Book English China Bayles needs Grand Teton Explorers Guide rest and a historic Shaker village in Kentuc.