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Case of the Flower Phantom

Karen Kelly Boyce

98 pages
St. Benedict Press LLC

Who is sending strange flowers to the Sisters' Thanksgiving guest, Gabby Fibber? And why?

A chatty houseguest staying with the Sisters for Thanksgiving receives mysterious flowers with scary messages. Who is sending them and why? Could it be grumpy Mr. Lemon--or someone else? Can the Sisters solve this mystery? The Sisters of the Last Straw are a group of misfit nuns who struggle with their problems while seeking to love Jesus more. A fun story that teaches tolerance and forgiveness in the midst of many comic exploits.

Author Bio

Karen Kelly Boyce lives on a farm in New Jersey with her retired husband. She has two grown children and two grandchildren. When she retired as a Registered Nurse, she rekindled her love of reading and writing. She has written for Canticle and Soul magazines. She has four published novels-- "According to Thy Word" "Into the Way of Peace" "Down Right Good" and "In the Midst of Wolves." The first three have received the Seal of Approval from the Catholic Writer's Guild. "Down Right Good" received the 2012 Eric Hoffer award for commercial fiction and was a finalist for the Montaigne Medal.

When her grandchildren were born, Karen started a children's series. "The Sisters of the Last Straw" is a series of humorous mysteries that are solved by a group of misfit nuns. There have been five volumes published by Tan books/ St. Benedict's Press - the Case of the Haunted Chapel, the Case of the Vanishing Novice, the Case of the Stolen Rosaries, the Case of the Flower Phantom and the Case of the Christmas Tree Capers Book #3 -the Case of the Stolen Rosary- has been awarded third place for best Children's book by the Catholic Press Association.

Karen is a columnist for the CWG Blog and her column "Writing Tips" appears every other Monday. Her personal blog can be found at www.karenkellyboyce.comShe is currently working on future books while enjoying farming, camping, and road trips with her husband.