Murder, chaos, teen angst, missing frog figurines, wedding preparations. What do these things have in common? Gailynn MacDonald. When Highland Games Heavyweight Champion Claude Oui is found dead at the bottom of the stairs, his wife is overcome with grief. As head of the town's annual Hum Harbour Daze festival, she cannot plan a funeral and keep up with her responsibilities to the town, so Gailynn dutifully steps in. Amidst choosing bridesmaids dresses, assembling a big top tent, and advising teenagers in love'one of whom just might be a murderer'Gailynn is once again caught up in the town's hidden secrets as she races to solve Hum Harbour's latest crime spree.
Jayne E. Self lives with her husband and pets in a century-old manse tucked between a stone church and the Legion's cannon. Her three sons are grown, but still a big part of her life. She's a member of The Word Guild, Crime Writers of Canada, and this year she's assistant director of Write! Canada, Canada's largest Christian Writer's Conference. You can connect with Jayne, and her blog, at www.jayneself.com.