Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Tuesday's Tip: "Paging the Dead", a Book Review

Editor's note: we gratefully acknowledge Carolee Jones, Program Chairperson for Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society, for contributing this article & posted by Denise H. Richmond. 


Photo Credit: Amazon.com

I just finished reading a new family history mystery entitled “Paging the Dead” by Brynn Bonner. 

The two protagonists are genealogist Sophreena McClure and her business partner Esme Sabatier.  While working for a client tracing the Prichett family history, a murder occurs.  Soph and Esme get involved searching through the family bloodlines, old photographs and oral history to uncover the murderer.  Esme becomes haunted by a Prichett great-grandmother trying to convey the clues needed to solve the mystery.

It was a fun read with good tips on how to protect your own heirlooms as Soph and Esme compile Prichett heirlooms for scrapbooks.  I am looking forward to the next genealogy mystery featuring two new sleuths in the mystery genre.

This book is available by clicking on Root Cellar's specially-coded link to Amazon.com.  Shop Amazon.com and support Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society.

[Summer reading season is here.  The Blog Team welcomes your review of a family history-related book.  Send your review to rootcellarsgs@gmail.com.]

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