CYNTHIA RIGGS, author of 14 books in the Martha’s Vineyard mystery series, runs a B&B for poets and writers on Martha’s Vineyard. She has a degree in geology from Antioch College and an MFA from Vermont College. For 20 years she held a U.S. Coast Guard Masters License, 100-ton vessels.
From the LIBRARY JOURNAL: The second appearance of 92-year-old Victoria Trumbull, amateur sleuth, upholds the promise of her first in Deadly Nightshade. Here, she and her young assistant look for a scarce plant that might provide clues to the murder of a local attorney. A great story. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
While Victoria Trumbull, 92-year-old poet, waits for her daughter in the Oak Bluffs harbormaster’s shack, she hears a blood-curdling scream followed by a splash. When her daughter returns with the harbormaster, they investigate and find a horribly mutilated body floating face down in the harbor.Other murders follow. How much has Victoria witnessed? The killer -- or killers -- must find out.