Author: Jane K Cleland
Published: April 12, 2009 by St. Martin's Minotaur
Series Name: Josie Prescott Antiques Mysteries
Main Character: Josie Prescott
Josie’s cheerful and helpful assistant, Gretchen, who turned up unexpectedly just as Josie was setting up shop in New Hampshire, doesn’t show up for work one day. Surprise turns to alarm when a dead body is found in Gretchen’s home—and Gretchen is the prime suspect. Josie sets out to find the real killer, and using her knowledge of antiques, discovers long-buried secrets associated with a priceless Chinese vase that help bring Gretchen safely home.