Ellery Adams: The Whispered Word

Book Scone Society and when a young girl Abilene crosses their paths the ladies now it s up to them to help her heal However shortly after Abilene comes into their lives the body of a local woman is found it comes to uestion if Abilene had anything to do with the murder so Nora and the rest of the ladies do what they can to find out the truthThe Secret Book and Scone Society series is as much of a cozy mystery read as it is an emotional one The setting of Miracle Springs gives a whole cast of characters with their own emotional story to tell But along with the healing theme of the books readers will also be pleased with the bookstore setting and mentions of all Shameful kinds of book titles and uotes infused in the stories Tie all of this up around a mystery to be solved and it s certainly a uniue series to followI received an advance copy from the publisher via NetGalleyFor reviews please visit I enjoy reading cozy mysteries to relax and unwind I particularly enjoy reading cozy mysteries in the autumn I was very pleased with my most recent choice of books The Whispered Word The Secret Bone and Scone Society are a group of fiction loving bibliophiles in Miracle Springs NC Nora happily runs Miracle Books and her friend Hester owns the local bakery When they discover a frail girl with bruises and a medical ID bracelet stowed amongst the shelves in Miracle Books the group uickly come to the girl s aid When a customer is found dead the group begin to wonder if the secretive girl has something to do with the tragedy When another body is found they become determined to get to the bottom of the alarming and unfortunate events before someone becomes the next victim This is a talented author I hope there will be many books in this series The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams takes place in the imaginary small North Carolina town of Miracle Springs a place where people come for healing of mind body and spirit The central characters are Nora Hester June and Estella who together form the Secret Books and Scone Society As the story opens Nora discovers a young woman who says her name is Abilene hiding in her bookstoreThe book manages to convey a sense of mystic and healing that makes the town a desirable place for tourists who are seeking healing waters at the local springs or s This is the second book in the Secret Book and Scone Society cozy mystery series It take place in Miracle Springs North Carolina This book is about solving the murder mystery of a young teen name Abilene I think the book was fun and cute with a little mystery throw in I love cozy mysteries like that so of curse I really liked this book Also Ellery Adam is uickly becoming one of my favorite cozy mystery authors This was a fun cozy mystery set in Miracle Springs North Carolina I love the beautiful cover and I think that s one of the reasons I chose this one that and the fact that I m a sucker for cozy mysteries Four of the small town s businesswomentshopkeepers form the Secret Book Scone Society Nora Estella June and Hester They are four close friends who support each other and have already solved at least one mystery together it s not really described in the book but since this is 2 in the series younow there was a first This mystery involves a young teen Abilene who needs help and a murder that happened around the time of her arrival in town My heart went out to Abilene who had a heartbreaking storyThe Society s members are strong women who support each other and their communi. He fiction section of Nora’s store wearing a hospital ID and a patchwork of faded bruises She calls herself Abilene and though Nora and her friends offer work shelter and a supportive ear their guest isn’t ready to divulge her secrets But when a customer is found dead in an assumed suicide Nora uncovers a connection that points to Abilene as either a suspect or another target   Summer’s end has brought other new arrivals to Miracle Springs too Entrepreneur Griffin Kingsley opens Virtual Genie a cyber business that unl.

Ty They are interesting characters especially Nora who owns the bookstore and is scarred by fire The theme of healing runs throughout the bookThanks to Ellery Adams and Kensington Books through Netgalley for an advance copy Dollycas s ThoughtsSecret Book and Scone Society MembersNora the owner of Miracle Books tries to heal people woes with a uniue set of books she personally selects for themHester runs the Gingerbread House bakery Customers tell her a little bit about their lives and what brought them to Miracle Springs Then she bakes them up a comfort scone June works at the hot springs spa where people come to rejuvenate themselvesEstella is a beautician who tries to help her clients find their true selvesWorking together they try to help people like Abilene a young woman that has found her way to Nora s shop wearing a dress that is way to big for her a hospital ID bracelet and visible bruises The ladies try to take her under their wing by offering a job and finding her a place to stay Abilene has secrets and she is nowhere close to being reading to share them Nora has a feeling one of her secrets connects her to a woman found dead from an apparent suicideThere is also a new business in Miracle Springs A business that helps customers sell their collectibles and other goods online The grand opening had people lined up and down the street The shop seems to be on the up and up but Nora is eeping an eye on the place She doesn t have a lot of confidence in the new sheriff and she has no trouble barging into any of his investigations especially after another body is foundAs in the first book another victim of an apparent suicide until The Secret Book and Scone Society digs deeper Until my son took his life I never realized how many deaths in mysteries are first categorized as probable suicides Each time I come across this now in a book I have to pause and tell myself that 99% of the time that is not the case and to eep reading I don t want to spoil anything but the woman did not take her own life In fact what unfolds is a well plotted mystery that tangles around and around and around again before the real culprit becomes clear And again like in the first book the wonderful core characters of The Secret Book and Scone Society grow and learn about themselves in the processI love the compassion these women have for almost everyone they meet People in Miracle Springs are struggling due to the poor economy and immediately they try to do something to help They have come up with a nice little idea to help some folks a bit Also the way they opened their hearts to a complete stranger in Abilene was so telling and heartwarming These are flawed characters with their own issues yet they can set them aside for others in needMiracle Springs sounds like a perfect place to visit A town based on healing the body soul and mind It also a perfect place to set a cozy mystery series because there is always a new batch of people coming to town Our family s best vacation ever was to North Carolina days spent by the ocean had their own healing effect so I can totally understand why Ms Adams has chosen this locale for this story and othersAnother great read from this author It can be read all on its own too An excellent story As this superb murder mystery begins to unfold it s completely absorbing and hard to put down The mystery is awesome Clue after clue is revealed until all the connections are made and readers can understand who all the players are and Oads people’s unwanted goods for cash With the town in an economic slump and folks hurting for money Virtual Genie and its owner are both instantly popular A patient listener Griffin dispenses candy to children and strong coffee to adults and seems like a bona fide gentleman But Nora’s not inclined to judge a book by its cover And when a second death hits town Nora and her intrepid friends must help the new greenhorn sheriff discern fact from fiction and stop a iller intent on bringing another victim’s story to a clos.

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The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams is the second book in this seriesI was blown away with this story I could feel the pain of each character whether it was mental anguish or physical pain the author described the emotions in such detail that it was easy to get caught up in each of their storiesNora Pennington is a wonderful character Her story is tragic but teaches her the lessons of life and she experiences each new day with courageHer friends Estella June and Hester are special in their own way and the ladies all meld and work well togetherIn this story we are introduced to Abilene a young girl who has lived with neglect torture and painHer story is so touching you will find yourself wanting to reach out and help her as wellEven after I was finished with the book I found my mind wandering back to the story to the characters and the endingThis book touched my heart and even though this is a cozy mystery it brings out many emotions that will leave you with a good feelingEllery Adams weaves a tale so realistic you will feel like you are in Miracle Springs visiting Hester and June stopping in to see Estella for a wash and cut and of course browsing the books in Nora s shop I would definitely order a drink and a book pocketI volunteered to read and review an ARC of this book provided by the publisher and NetGalley earc thanks to NetGalley for a fair reviewA nice addition of the Secret Book and Scone Society with slightly better mystery twistery and the appropriate book references Overall a good continuation to the series Thank you Netgalley and Kensington Books for the ARCHow I would love to visit Miracle Books with its purple chairs writer inspired beverages delicious book pastries and pretty shelf enhancers Oh yes it s the ultimate hangout for bookloversIt is also where the four ladyfriends of the The Secrets Books and Scones Society gather to solve everyday mysteries and share a snack or two Their next case arrives one day in a hospital dress a young girl hiding among the books Who is this girl where does she come from why doesn t she talkAnd what about the two deaths that upset the calm of Miracle Springs are they accidents or related to the girl This cosy murder mystery is a gem filled with interesting characters set in gorgeous surroundings moving at great pace I couldn t put it down I also loved the opening uote at each chapter and all the title recommendations in between In the company of a thousand stories of a thousand voices she felt at peaceWow Take that for a comfort scone The Whispered Word by Ellery Adams is the second book of the cozy Secret Book Scone Society mystery series While the characters were introduced in the first book each book does contain it s own mystery to be solved so it would be possible to understand without having read the first although some character development will be missing by skipping aheadThe Secret Book Scone Society mystery series takes place in Miracle Springs North Carolina a small town that is nown to be a place of healing Not only is there a natural hot springs and renowned spa available but many of the shopkeepers in town have their own signature way of healing visitors Nora Pennington is one of those shopkeepers being the owner of Miracle Books where she considers herself a bit of a bibliotherapist being able to talk with a customer and since which book would help them with their own problemsNora and three other shopkeepers Hester June and Estella have teamed up to form the Secret. In New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams’ intriguing new Secret Book and Scone Society novel Nora Pennington and her fiction loving friends in small town Miracle Springs North Carolina encounter a young woman desperately in need of a new beginning   Nora Pennington owner of Miracle Books believes that a well chosen novel can bring healing and hope But she and the other members of the Secret Book and Scone Society now that sometimes practical help is needed too Such is the case with the reed thin girl hiding in