The Skeleton Room

by Kate Ellis | Mystery & Thrillers |
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Registered by Hearth-Crafter of Albury, New South Wales Australia on 7/25/2005
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8 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Hearth-Crafter from Albury, New South Wales Australia on Monday, July 25, 2005
This was quite good especially towards the end...cool how the history of the townsfolk wove its way through the modern day lives of the townsfolk.

From the back cover...

'When builders converting a former girl's school, Chadleigh Hall, into a luxury hotel discover a skeleton in a sealed room, DI Wesley Peterson and his boss, Gerry Heffernan are called in to investigate.

But they soon have a second suspicious death on their hands: a team of marine archaeologists working on a nearby shipwreck off the Devon coast have dragged a woman's body from the sea.

As Wesley investigates Chadleigh Hall's past and the woman's violent death, both trails lead in surprising directions. Matters are further complicated when a man wanted for a murder in London appears on the scene, a man who may know more about the case than he admits.'

This book is going on an International Perpetual BookRay!

Participants are: (NOTE:Final order!)

* AmberC is in Darwin, NT, Australia and prefers to post within Australia.
* taniazed is in Melbourne, Australia and can post overseas.
* carelaisa is in Quebec, Canada and prefers to post within Canada or to the Usa but International if needed
* leota is in Point Richmond, California, USA and can post International.
* bilbi is in Chambery, Rhone-Alps, France and prefers to post within Europe but International if needed.
* iliotropio is in Brussels, Belgium and can post International.
* Jessi626 is in Bingen, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany and can post International.<--Book is Here
* genielady is in Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, USA and can only post inside the USA.

Journal Entry 2 by wingamberCwing from Darwin, Northern Territory Australia on Monday, November 5, 2007
One of 3 bookrings that arrived today. Why do they always travel in packs?

I love the cute bookmark.

Journal Entry 3 by wingamberCwing from Darwin, Northern Territory Australia on Saturday, November 10, 2007
Three good mysteries that had links to each other and to the past. I hadn't worked out 'whodunnit' or why. The ending was good, with all the threads neatly tied up.

Posting to taniazed tomorrow.

Journal Entry 4 by taniazed on Monday, November 19, 2007
Received this today! Will read and send on asap...

Journal Entry 5 by taniazed on Sunday, February 24, 2008
Today I will be packaging this up and putting it in my car ready to send on when I get a bit extra cash. Sorry about the delay...

Journal Entry 6 by wingcarelaisawing from Québec, Québec Canada on Saturday, March 29, 2008
Got the book in yesterday's mail:) Will read ASAP so it can travel and be read by the other participants in this ray.
Thanks Hearth-Crafter for sharing this book with everyone!

Journal Entry 7 by wingcarelaisawing from Québec, Québec Canada on Monday, April 7, 2008
Finished the book over the weekend and I did like it. Okay, maybe it's not the crime novel of the year but it is a good one for sure! I like the fact that, at the beginning, the two main stories (the mysterious death of a woman and the finding of a skeleton in Chadleigh Hall) are treated separatly at first an then, they kind of merge together towards the end (I'm not gonna tell how though!!). What drew me to this book is the fact that there is a historical part ot it, which I always enjoy in novels, and it is well done in this one. Not too complicated to read and the author likes to give a hint here and there along the chapters, just enough to put you on your toes so you want to know more and maybe discover who done what. I'm definitely reading more novels by this author in the future.

I'll be mailing this book later this week, I'll update here when it will be sent.

Journal Entry 8 by wingcarelaisawing from Québec, Québec Canada on Friday, April 11, 2008
The book has been mailed this morning to leota, via airmail. So, it should reach its destination quite soon :)

Journal Entry 9 by leota from not specified, not specified not specified on Friday, April 18, 2008
I received the book today. I will start it tonight! Thanks to all who had the book before me for keeping it moving and thanks to Hearth-Crafter for starting the ray.

Journal Entry 10 by leota from not specified, not specified not specified on Saturday, May 17, 2008
I have finished the book and pm'ed bilbi for an address. I apologize for taking so long to read and pass on this book. In no way does this reflect the contents of the book. I've just had a hectic month and little time for reading. I thoroughly enjoyed The Skeleton Room even though I figured out who the murderer was before the end.

I will send on as soon as I receive the address.

Thanks again to all!

Journal Entry 11 by leota from not specified, not specified not specified on Thursday, May 22, 2008
This book is currently making its way to France! Bon voyage!

Journal Entry 12 by bilbi from Chambéry, Rhône-Alpes France on Wednesday, May 28, 2008
Received today !
One book to read before reading this one !
Thanks for sharing \o/

Journal Entry 13 by bilbi from Chambéry, Rhône-Alpes France on Thursday, June 5, 2008
I am so happy to have met this new detective series !

I love every bit of it !

The relationship between characters are great, there are several investigations, and so on !

Kate Ellis' mystery books are now on my wish list !

\o/

Journal Entry 14 by iliotropio from Bruxelles / Brussel, Bruxelles / Brussel Belgium on Sunday, June 15, 2008
The Skeleton Room is now in Brussels and looks very tempting...
Many thanks to bilbi for sending it!

Journal Entry 15 by iliotropio from Bruxelles / Brussel, Bruxelles / Brussel Belgium on Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Witty, well-written, with believable characters, multiple plots to follow and murders to solve. A feast!
On its way to Jessi626. Happy reading!

Journal Entry 16 by Jessi626 from Otterberg, Rheinland-Pfalz Germany on Saturday, August 30, 2008
The book arrived today. Thanks!

Started reading on Septmber, 27th. Thanks for your patience!

Journal Entry 17 by Jessi626 from Otterberg, Rheinland-Pfalz Germany on Monday, October 13, 2008
Thanks for your patience! I finished the book and I liked it. I liked the persons and I didn't have a clue who it was until the end. I also liked how the different storylines got together in the end. That was quite elegant and didn't seem as forced as it does in some other books.

Journal Entry 18 by Jessi626 at on Thursday, October 23, 2008

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