A Jarful of Angels by Babs Horton

By Babs Horton

An evocative literary mystery set in a distant Welsh village. Thirty years in the past, in a distant Welsh village, Iffy, Bessie, Fatty and Billy shaped a outstanding friendship and loved an impoverished but magical formative years. That wintry weather they discovered a cranium with its entrance enamel lacking, that summer season they skilled a pandemic of frogs, crept right into a backyard jam-packed with unusual statutes, and came upon simply what mad Carty Annie were amassing so secretly in these jars of hers. yet on the finish of that lengthy, sizzling summer time of 1963, one among them disappeared...

Over thirty years later, retired detective Will Sloane, is pressured to come back to that unusual Welsh city of secrets and techniques and lunatics to attempt to unravel the case of the lacking baby. yet earlier than he can ultimately realize the reality approximately what occurred, he unearths himself serious about a couple of interlocking mysteries.

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