Julia Spencer-Fleming’s mystery series featuring Reverend Clare Fergusson and Police Chief Russ Van Alstyne is a favorite of a number of AAR staff and readers. The first in the series, In the Bleak Midwinter, received a DIK review here at AAR.
I’ll have to admit that I haven’t read the series; initially it didn’t sound interesting to me. But, I’m always up for a book signing. When I learned that Ms. Spencer-Fleming was going to be in town promoting her latest entry in the series, One Was a Soldier, I decided to learn more about the author and her latest book which also received a DIK at AAR.
The signing was hosted by my local mystery bookstore, but was held in an adjoining space as they expected a large crowd. In the minutes leading up to the event it became clear that even the larger space wasn’t adequate. […]