Death of a Hoosier Schoolmaster(2002)
(A book in the Margo Brown Mysteries series)
A novel by Marlis Day
Margo Brown, amateur sleuth, uncovers a gun while planting tomatoes. When she learns of the unsolved murder of a former property owner, schoolmaster Gus Steiner, Margo is convinced she has found the murder weapon of the fifty-year-old crime. The search for truth takes Margo and her sidekick, Roxie, on a journey into the past, but someone continues to thwart their efforts. Margo realizes only when she solves the puzzle of the present can she piece together the puzzle of the past. This is a story of one family's dysfunction, loyalty, and dark secrets.
Used availability for Marlis Day's Death of a Hoosier Schoolmaster
July 2002 : USA Paperback
May 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition