The Parting Glass

The Parting Glass Mrs Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked at the news when Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman Clyde a sober steady young rancher seemed the last person like

Mrs Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked at the news when Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman Clyde, a sober, steady young rancher, seemed the last person likely to do such a thing Between an emphatic witness and Clyde s own apparent reluctance to defend himself, the case seems open and shut But Mrs Meade who seems to have a knMrs Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked at the news when Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman Clyde, a sober, steady young rancher, seemed the last person likely to do such a thing Between an emphatic witness and Clyde s own apparent reluctance to defend himself, the case seems open and shut But Mrs Meade who seems to have a knack for being just across the hall when things happen has a few ideas of her own The Parting Glass is a novelette, approximately 12,500 words long.The Mrs Meade Mysteries are a series of historical mystery shorts, each just the perfect length to accompany a cup of tea or coffee for a cozy afternoon Fans of classic lady sleuths such as Agatha Christie s Miss Marple are sure to be delighted to make the acquaintance of Mrs Meade, and history lovers will enjoy each quick trip back to the turn of the 20th century for the puzzles both quaint and dramatic which come her way.

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The Parting Glass

  1. Elisabeth Grace Foley that s Elisabeth spelled with an S, mind you has been an insatiable reader and eager history buff ever since she learned to read, and has been scribbling stories ever since she learned to write She now combines those interests in writing historical fiction Her short Western novel Left Hand Kelly was a nominee for the 2015 Peacemaker Award for Best Independently Published Western Novel She is also the author of the historical mystery series The Mrs Meade Mysteries a series of fairytale retelling novellas set in different historical eras and a variety of short fiction Her work has appeared online at Rope and Wire and The Western Online When not reading or writing, she enjoys music, crocheting, spending time outdoors, and watching sports and classic film She lives in upstate New York with her family and the world s best German Shepherd.

459 Reply to “The Parting Glass”

  1. In the second Mrs Meade mystery by Elisabeth Grace Foley I ve read, Mrs Mead has temporarily moved to the Colonial Hotel in Sour Springs Mrs Henny has shut down the boarding house where Mrs Meade normally stays while she travels to see her ill sister This is a lucky break for shy but steady young cattleman Clyde Renfrew.Middle aged widow Mrs Meade, never one to shy away from helping someone in need, isn t quite satisfied that Clyde getting liquored up brought about the ruckus at the Colonial Arr [...]


  2. Miss Elisabeth can write Mrs Meade mysteries any time as far as I m concerned.Another darling little read, this one even better written than the first The narrative has a quaintly historical voice, the mystery is curious and cozy, and the taste of romance is all sweet and no steam A quick but delicious read, the likes of which I hope there will be many .


  3. An hour of pure delight I needed something short tonight, so picked up this little gem and enjoyed every page I can hardly wait for the next Mrs Meade to come out The writing is excellent and the plot good I definitely recommend it


  4. I always enjoy reading Elisabeth Grace Foley s work, and this little story was no different A gentle story featuring gentle characters, told with quiet humour and quiet sympathy, this was the perfect cozy afternoon read.The writing was very good Foley has earned my respect as an author for her deft characterisation, her wonderful little descriptive gems, and her artistic vision of dignity and beauty in the commonplace She writes skilfully, as one who s apprenticed herself to the greats and knows [...]


  5. I think I would have to say that this is my favorite Mrs Meade mystery of all three written so far I don t want to spoil it, so I ll just say that Clyde was my favorite character and I hope to find my own Clyde someday.


  6. Lovely I think I might like the first book a little better, but this one is also delightful Sweet moments, clever lines I m simply in love with the writing style It s beautiful and interesting Again, I can t wait to read from this author.



  7. This was a well written and enjoyable story It says in the description that it s perfect for fans of Miss Marple style mysteries, and I completely agree.



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