Readers will enjoy catching up with Hilde Higgins, amateur sleuth and mortuary hairstylist, in the latest Curl Up and Dye Mystery. This lighthearted mystery mixes romance and suspense into an enjoyable, moderately paced story.
Hilde Higgins tries to convince herself that clowns aren’t all that bad, since her stockbroker boyfriend moonlights as one at a children’s hospital. However, when he becomes the primary suspect in what might be a double homicide of two Clowns for Christ members, she begins to wonder if she has misplaced her trust. Can she put aside her growing doubts long enough to help him find the murderer? (BARBOUR, Feb., 256 pp., $10.99)