"Delightful and whimsical cozy"
This may be the worst moment in Minda Hobb's life because
she is mourning for her young husband she loved very much
who died in a freak lightening accident while they were on
a picnic. She moves back to her hometown of Angel Heights,
South Carolina where she has another traumatic incident.
In the woman's bathroom of Holley Hall, in the stall next
to the one Minda was using, she comes upon the body of
At first everyone believed he died a natural death but the
coroner rules it a murder. Feeling alone and frightened,
Minda moves into the family home where she meets her
temporary guardian angel, the heavenly Augusta Goodnight.
Working together with some help from Minda's family, it is
discovered that Otto's death and an attempt on Minda's life
has its origin in a secret society two generations back who
made a quilt that contained a deadly message somebody today
doesn't want made public.
SHADOW OF AN ANGEL is a delightful and whimsical cozy
costarring a protagonist that fans will like and sympathize
with and her charming guardian angel. Augusta discreetly
nudges Minda in the direction she wants her to go. The
mystery itself is a cerebral teaser that will confound most
readers but the joy in this novel is not the answer but the
quest to find it.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted May 10, 2002