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The Station Master (Grace Marsden #3)

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To this day, people in Lisle, Illinois, claim to see the ghost of a station master who suffocated to death when thieves stuffed him into a trunk. Grace Marsden is hoping the local legend will help raise funds for the town's historic train depot. She's organized an auction for a set of locked trunks found in an antiques-store basement—the contents will be rev
Published May 2013 by Worldwide Library Worldwide Mystery (first published 2005)
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Apr 18, 2015 Anna rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: cozy mystery readers
I received a handful of paperbacks from a friend who asked me to read them and pass them along ...

I started with this one because I saw the story took place mostly in Lisle, IL (a Chicago suburb) so I thought this would be a good hook.

It's seems to be the 3rd in a series -- new mystery with an ongoing character story line. I ended up skimming my way through it; the style did not really appeal to me. There is always a balance to be struck in these types of stories; but this one had very little my
Dec 08, 2012 Virginia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2012
MY "other mother" gave me this, and i wanted to like it if only for her, but i just could not:( first off, it had a lot of formatting and editing issues, which i have little patience for. But then there was too much going on in the story (mystery, relationships, kids, ....), and i didn't really like any of the characters. and i found Ric (a love interest) to be soo disrespectful to her! Unfortunately, just bad all a round:S
Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin
This book was pretty good. I liked some parts of it, but there was more that got on my nerves so I can only give it three stars.

I did sympathize with the main character finding out about her husband's son.

Overall, it was a decent mystery!
Eleanor Kuhns
the setting and mystery were interesting but the main character bursts into tears every few pages. that became very tiresome after awhile.
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Chicago suburbs mom, wife, business owner and author. I write the Grace Marsden Mystery series. Grace is an amateur sleuth who is obsessive compulsive--think Monk in a skirt!
The new book in the series, The Lighthouse Keeper: A Beckoning Death" is out."
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