In the meantime she becomes involved in a senior home when her Aunt contacts her about a friend who lives there and has some concerns about something going on at the home. All Orders Shipped With Tracking And Delivery Confirmation Numbers. At first her unease seems unfounded -- until Faith comes across a corpse on one of the cross-country trails, the apparent victim of a heart attack. . Faith's world feels steeped in poison and never before have her amateur sleuthing skills been more crucial — especially when another body is found in the moonlight carrying an unmistakable warning: you're next! I highly recommend this book.
Chat received a letter from a friend who was disturbed by something that was happening at the home but who died before he could give the details. Author also describes the hairstyles and clothing of every major female character in detail. The Body in the Lighthouse To escape the misery of a sweltering August in Aleford, Massachusetts, caterer and minister's wife Faith Fairchild and her family head for their cottage on Maine's peaceful Sanpere Island in Penobscot Bay. The author uses first person narration, and Faith is witty, likable, and urbane, although at times her little bon mots seem to work too hard at being clever. When a resident literally dies in a bowl of Faith's soup, other mysterious happenings need to be investigated.
I do love how patient and understanding Tom is, stepping in to pick up the slack. She leaves her room to snoop during the night and a man is killed in her room. She has good friends, a cozy apartment, and her own flourishing catering business, Have Faith. At home, son Ben, now in the hell known as middle school, becomes involved in a cyberbullying escapade and husband Tom wants his wife to morph into June Cleaver. Working my way through it and really appreciate Goodreads making that so easy. I hope the author chooses to expand his role a bit. On an April vacation trip to Quebec City, Christie sees her friend Scott's best friend Ethan put tip money from a restaurant table into his knapsack.
Bookseller: , Ohio, United States Avon, 1992. Faith had talked with several long-time residents of the community and then visited the facility. Her investigation takes Faith into Boston's art scene and historic Beacon Hill, as well as into the lives behind the façade of the Ganley's very proper board of trustees. So Faith Sibley Fairchild, gourmet caterer-turned-amateur sleuth, is told as she begins to investigate some mysterious doings at a retirement community near the village of Aleford, Massachusetts, where her husband is the local minister. Through serendipity, Faith starts volunteering in the kitchen weekday mornings in December, allowing her to snoop around.
Not only is her business in jeopardy — but Aleford's wagging tongues are suggesting that Faith herself laced the goodie with cyanide, having discovered her husband Tom's perhaps overly pastoral interest in the victim. Devastated and furious, Faith takes action, scouring pawnshops, antique marts, and auctions. When a body is discovered in Faith's bedroom, things move along a bit faster. Thirty years ago, bestselling suspense writer Barbara Bailey Bishop lost her twin sister in a tower fall deemed a suicide. Meanwhile, as the girls soak up the history and culture of the city, daily life at their bed-and-breakfast with Monsieur and Madame LeClerc, Madame's spirited teenage daughter, Sophie, and Sophie's creepy eleven-year-old stepbrother gets stranger and stranger. I want you to promise, Faith.
She meets a number of interesting characters but isn't quite sure what, if With this book, I've read the first five of Page's Faith Fairchild series. The Body in the Bouillon starts out slowly but builds quickly as several bodies show up. Murders of residents of a nursing home spurs Faith to investigate. But when she discovers the true reason for the get-together, not even the spectacular ocean views can keep it from turning into a nightmare. But it isn't until a blackmailing drug dealer turns up dead in Faith's bedroom that the amateur investigator realizes that Murder not only happens at Hubbard, it's the specialty of the house And Faith's own demise might very well be the next item on the menu. On their fist night in the Eternal City, the Fairchilds stumble upon a dying man in the Piazza Farnese.
The Story A close friend of her Aunt Chat's has moved into a local retirement home only to die shortly after sending Chat a mysterious note. Faith's kitchen skills result in some wonderful recipes listed at the end. What she and Faith don't know is that the tale Ursula spins over the course of several weeks will reveal an unsolved crime dating back to 1929 and the Great Depression. An aggressive developer is moving forward on plans that will destroy the unique ambience of the island, infuriating residents. The Body in the Basement Pix Miller, Faith Fairchild's next-door neighbor, expects to find more than a hole in the ground when she goes to check on the progresss of the summer cottage the Fairshilds are having built on Maine's Sanpere Island.
Minister's wife, sometime sleuth, and culinary artist Faith Sibley Fairchild is intrigued by rumors of mysterious doings at Hubbard House - an elegant, secluded retirement home for the well-heeled Yankees of Aleford, Massachusetts. Asked to look into strange doings at a luxurious retirement re treat operated by saintly old Dr. Faith helps out in the kitchen when the staff is down because of the flu. But it isn't until a blackmailing drug dealer turns up dead in Faith's bedroom that the amateur investigator realizes that murder not only happens at Hubbard, it's the specialty of the house! Lora has been receiving threatening phone calls. Jack and his friends refer to the nurse's office, where they line up daily for their medications, as Club Meds. Determined to do some surreptitious snooping, she joins the pricey retreat's flu-depleted kitchen staff, only to witness an aging resident collapse face-first into a bowl of Faith's hot and savory bouillon.