Tuesday, December 31, 2013
THE GHOST OF THE MARY CELESTE / Valerie Martin / 304 Pages / Christams Challenge: 5 Golden Rings (marriage proposal) & 6 Geese-a-Laying (pregnancies/babies)
Martin's novel combines historical facts surrounding that mystery with the Spiritualist movement of the late 19th century. Featured players include a young Arthur Conan Doyle and a journalist named Phoebe Grant who is investigating a medium named Violet Petra.
THE GHOST OF THE MARY CELESTE is an intricately plotted, descriptive, ghost story based on real events and individuals. (Advance Reading Copy: publication: 1/28/2014)