This meme is hosted by Lisa Ricard Claro at ‘Writing in the Buff’ J
Each week she posts a photo that could be the cover of a book. The aim is to:
‘Write a book jacket blurb (150 words or less) so enticing that potential readers would feel compelled to buy the book.’
Image copyright Sandra Davies
The third in the Museum Murder Mysteries series – Music has Charms to Sooth a Savage Beast (sic)
When the local museum is scheduled to undergo refurbishment the curator and her staff move the exhibits to adjoining storerooms. Everything is stored by category, the bronze statues in one room, for example, musical instruments in another but when Miss Smithers checks before locking up and leaving the premises she is astonished to discover that things have been moved.
When the staff discover her lifeless body the following morning they are shocked to see how the statues have been rearranged. The musicians have been grouped together in a bizarre orchestra and the great Greek god stares down at the corpse while the two seated maidens are placed like umpires. More than that, there is blood on the claws and jaws of the stuffed tiger while St Francis averts his gaze. The tuba has been tucked under Miss Smithers’ arm. And why are the dolphins streaming water?
(146 words, excluding title)