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Fresh Pick | A BRUSH WITH DEATH by Elizabeth J. Duncan
Fresh Pick / August 29, 2010

Penny Brannigan #2 July 2010 On Sale: July 20, 2010 Featuring: Penny Brannigan; Gareth Davies 258 pages ISBN: 0312622821 EAN: 9780312622824 Hardcover $24.95 Add to Wish List Mystery Cozy Buy at A Brush With Death by Elizabeth J. Duncan When Penny Brannigan inherits a charming, old-fashioned cottage in the North Wales town of Llanelen, she soon realizes she has come into more than what real estate agents like to describe as a desirable period property: She’s also acquired memories, mystery, and an unsolved, decades-old crime. As Penny sorts through the belongings of her benefactor, a deceased teacher, she comes upon a packet of letters from a promising young Liverpool artist, A. Jones, who was killed in an accident in 1970. An artist herself, Penny sets out to discover who killed this painter, and is helped by a small group of townsfolk, including her business partner, Victoria Hopkirk. While at a retrospective art exhibition in Liverpool, Penny recognizes what she believes to be a watercolor painted by Jones. But it is attributed to another artist, leading her to suspect that art theft was at the heart of the case, and that Jones’s death was no accident. In her eagerly awaited…