The Pink Bonnet is part of a series of true crimes stories. Set in the 1930’s, the novel portrays the scandal with the Tennessee Children’s Home Society and Georgia Tann. Based on a true story, Tann ran an adoption scam and was kidnapping children and selling them to the highest bidder.
The characters and setting make this novel worth reading. While war is always a hard topic to dive into without totally being depressing, Mrs. Braithwaite and Mr. Norris make an interesting duo.
I’m on my quest to read classic mystery and suspense novels, the ones that have withstood the test of time. I’ve always been hesitant to read “spin-offs” of the great Sherlock Holmes. Seriously, no one can write a classic mystery better than Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Hamish DeLuca and Reggie Van Buren are back in action, with their own private investigation firm.
This novel has been on my To Be Read list for quite some time. I’ve enjoyed other Rhys Bowen historical suspense novels and The Tuscan Child is another hit for me.
Based on the mystery surrounding one of America’s notorious killers, this story inserts you into Chicago, 1893, at the time of the World’s Fair. Winnifred Wylde witnesses a kidnapping in the wake of several women missing, the only problem is that no one believes her because she’s “cried wolf” one too many times with her overactive imagination.
I’m a fan of suspense (clearly), and while this book moved at a slower pace than I usually read, I enjoyed this story cover to cover.