About This Book
Maddie Scott is a mystery. To herself as well as to the Babbling Brook Naked Poker Club bunch. Josephine and Norman met Maddie after they helped Agatha, Maddie’s adoptive mother, return stolen art worth over three hundred million dollars.
The return of the art generated publicity which poses a risk to Maddie from angry collectors her adoptive father scammed with fake paintings. Seeking safety, Maddie moves to Cincinnati, where, with Josephine’s help, she obtains a position as an art restorer at the Cincinnati Art Museum. She moves in with Devi and Mac who with their toddlers, Lily and Toby, are currently house-sitting a mini-mansion.
Maddie knows nothing about her past since Agatha refused to give her any hint of who her biological parents were, but then Maddie discovers a key that opens a safe deposit box containing a bracelet with a mysterious engraving.
As Maddie unravels the clues from the bracelet with the help of Oliver Gwynn, a colleague who specializes in antiquities, a mysterious man hovers in the background asking his own questions about Maddie. The rest of the Babbling Brook bunch play their parts in protecting Maddie and helping her solve the mystery of her past, each contributing in their own unique way: Myrtle with her snooping and swoops of inspiration, Lillian with a hat, Devi and Mac with friendship and a home, and Josephine and Norman with unswerving support.