(Fairmount Manor Mysteries #2)
Published by Pulp Literature Press
Release date: April 1 2019
Genre: Detective Stories, Humour
Eighty-two year old Stella Ryman has found an original way to soldier on through the difficulties of old age, lack of freedom, bad food and the sheer boredom of living in an aged care home. She has become Fairmount Manor’s resident amateur sleuth.
I love this concept, and it gets better, because Stella isn’t your usual detective. She is curious and resourceful, sure, but she doesn’t always remember just what she is trying to achieve. She is courageous and a bit of a rebel, determined to go wherever she wants, but she can’t quite recall where the dining room is. And sometimes she just needs a nap. Nevertheless, she is no tame old lady:
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In this posture, she felt exactly like a teenaged juvenile delinquent. It was not a bad way to feel at eighty-two.