PECOS VALLEY DIAMOND

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Set in 1920s New Mexico, this charming mystery is told from the first-person point of view of Annabelle Blue, a young woman in her 20s who daydreams about finding the perfect man, or at least getting her hair bobbed. After going to her Aunt Minnie's house to investigate a ghost, Annabelle finds herself in the midst of a mystery waiting to be solved. She and her friend Phil try to piece together the clues and unravel the mystery.

This entertaining tale is filled with all the best elements of a great story. An interesting locale and time period, great characters, vivid dialogue and action combine for an enjoyable read. A book that's certain to please. (Apr., 240 pp., $14.99)
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Jen Schaefer