Thursday, January 23, 2014

Death Rides the Zephyr

Death Rides the Zephyr
by Janet Dawson

It's late December in 1952. Passengers eagerly board the luxurious California Zephyr for Christmas visits with relatives and friends. Zephyrette, Jill McLeod and the porters see to the comfort of the passengers. Most of the passengers are congenial, a few are crabby and one is murderous. Jill uses her wits to find the killer. The book deftly describes a way of life that doesn't exist anymore. It's easy to visualize the passengers moving from their compartments to the dining car or the observation car. Dawson outlines the extensive research that she did for this book in the afterward and is as interesting as the book. -- recommended by Donna G. - Virtual Services Department [If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try the works of Susan Elia MacNeal, Victoria Thompson and Suzanne Arruda.]

[ official Death Rides a Zephyr web site and official Janet Dawson web site ]

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