I know I'm supposed to be finishing my library books so I can get to Homicide Sanitarium, but Kobo is having a sale that had some interesting old mysteries, so I'm trying to figure out if I'd actually want to read more from the series in question.
But I'm also sleepy. So very sleepy.
So far it's cute though. A 1930s schoolteacher is supposed to get involved in a murder investigation after she discovers a body when on a fieldtrip with her class. She can be amusingly forceful. A couple excerpts:
"Who was the first person to see the body?”
Miss Withers stepped forward. “I was. Go ahead, young man.”
It nettled Piper to be called a young man by a woman who could not have been any older than he was.
“Okay, then. Your full name?”
“Hildegarde Martha Withers.”
“One-eleven West Seventy-sixth Street. I share an apartment there with two other teachers.”
“At present, answering foolish questions. Young man, I told you I was a teacher.”
That last line (At present, answering foolish questions) makes me giggle.