Snake in the Glass (A Glassblowing Mystery #3)
When a nervous stranger appears at Emmeline Dowell's glassblowing studio begging to use her kiln for an experimental gem treatment, Em finds it a little odd, though nothing to be alarmed about. After all, the annual Gem Show is in town, and everyone in Tucson seems obsessed by it. Besides, Em's too worried about her missing brother Cameron to pay much attention, until a de...more
The author did a great job instilling what the main character, Em's glassblowing shop looks like and I would totally love to visit it even though it isn't real. Em lives in the upper portion of the shop and the downstairs houses her equipment for making glass items and where her classes are held. There is also a portion there where she sells her glass work, and so people ...more
Em, is flying home from Ireland. She and Allison had went on a short vacation to reconnect with Allison's family and to heal some of her old wounds, but much to the dismay of Em and the rest of the cast, Allison has decided to stay on a little longer, which sends Cam, Em's brother and boyfriend to Allison, off in a sulk.
The above points were the main reason I finished the book. I thought that the story was excessively long and that the pacing was much too slow. It felt like it took FOREVER for the story to actually start a ...more
Cam takes this very hard and takes off to be by himself for a while. Meanwhile, Em is trying to get back into her glassblowing business, her relationship with Matt and generally normal life.
When a strange man stops in and asks if he can rent some time with Em's glass furnaces life turns very strange. After about a week of being gone both Alison (who came ...more
Some added suspense to this book is her missing brother.
As Sarah Atwell, author of the new Berkley Prime Crime Glassblower Series, in March 2008. The first sequel, Pane of Death, will be published in November 2008.
Under Sheila Connolly, One Bad Apple, Berkley Prime Crime, came out in August 2008."