Death on A Southern Breeze
“Death on A Southern Breeze” is a very interesting novel. It is informative, exciting, and very well written. It has several elements in the story, and the mystery is surprising and challenging to solve. Boys and girls will like this equally. There is a very complicated storyline involving both the mystery and people’s thoughts about the Civil War and slavery. Anyone that can understand these themes will appreciate this book. There is an accurate representation of the time the book is set in.
There is only one big thing that would have made the book better. There are many subtle hints that make the mystery all the more exciting. These were too subtle for me. I think putting more emphasis on the hints would make the mystery just a little bit better. Overall, though, “Death on A Southern Breeze” by Mark de Castrique is a brilliant mystery, and I’m glad I took the time to read it.