By Dorothy Cannell
“Rosemary, Thora, and Jane lived on the finish of the lane, one used to be skinny, one was once fats, and one used to be very plain.” this can be how Ellie Haskell recollects her grandmother’s 3 adolescence acquaintances, identified jointly as “the bridesmaids.” Ellie as soon as requested her mom the place the nickname got here from and her mom answered, “It’s an extended tale, top forgotten.” in the end, each family members has its secrets.
Now, thirty years later, a letter from the bridesmaids arrives informing Ellie that her grandmother, Sophia, needs to make touch. this is able to were heartwarming information yet for one small element: Sophia is useless. Ellie units out to go to the bridesmaids, anticipating to set the checklist immediately. What she will get is a life-changing trip into the unknown, from a séance and a hidden diary to a mysterious demise that came about greater than fifty years ago.
Praise for Bridesmaids Revisited
“Witty . . . [Dorothy] Cannell fleshes out an unique gothic story, out of date in constitution, sprinkled with . . . wacky humor.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“The story occasionally reads like Wuthering Heights on steroids. . . . Cannell’s soft narration and her beautiful, smart-mouthed characters allure you into postponing disbelief. the result's a completely pleasant puzzle.”—Publishers Weekly
“Full of gothic touches and the ineffable sweetness of reminiscence, this is often in actual fact Cannell’s most sensible so far.”—Booklist
Praise for Dorothy Cannell and the Ellie Haskell series
“A completely wonderful series.”—Cosmopolitan
“It is the absurd predicaments of her imperative characters that readers locate themselves recalling, and Cannell is crafty at devising outlandish occasions for them.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Cannell is a grasp of sophisticated wit and funny asides that carry her cozies to nice heights. prior to the inflow of writers attempting to out-humor Janet Evanovich, there has been Dorothy Cannell. lengthy may perhaps she write!”—Library Journal
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Bridesmaids Revisited: An Ellie Haskell Mystery by Dorothy Cannell