Just as Drew Farthering thinks his life has found smooth waters, Fleur Landis, an old flame, reappears in his life. She's married now, no longer an actress, and he expects she'll soon disappear--until she comes to him in dire need. The lead actor in her old troupe's production of The Mikado has been murdered, and Fleur is the police's number one suspect.
would love nothing more than to just focus on his fiance, Madeline, and
their upcoming wedding, but he can't leave Fleur in the lurch--even if
she did break his heart once. As Drew, Nick, and Madeline dive into the
murder, they discover more going on behind the scenes of the theater
troupe than could ever have been imagined. Nearly everyone had a motive,
and alibis are few and far between. It's Drew's most complicated case
I like this series, since it is very much like the classic 1930's mysteries. The characters are fun and yet have depth to them, and I love the spiritual element to the stories too. Drew and Madeline grow as characters as their relationship changes.
Two thumbs up!