Countess Adelheid von Schleppmeister is a gutsy old lady. It's a good thing too because she as a knack for getting involved in the types of situations only Miss Marple would enjoy.
Now for the first time enjoy two of the Countess von Schleppmeister's adventures in one book!
In The Jewel Heist the Countess discovers her deceased husband wasn't quite who he said he was. An accomplice to a jewel heist gone wrong Otto hid the loot on the grounds of the von Schleppmeister castle. After a 14-year prison sentence his partner-a notorious gang leader-is out and looking for his score. "Tourists" are suddenly lurking around Adelheid's home and it's up to her to ensnare these pesky crooks and put them back in prison where they belong!
The Cruise finds Countess Adelheid and her newly-found travel partner a retired Catholic priest sailing the seven seas. Her pleasure cruise quickly turns into high seas adventure when the body of a crewmember is pulled from the ocean. The Countess suspects foul play. Join in as she attempts to stem the tide of crime catch an international counterfeiter and solve what could be a grisly murder.
Elisabeth von Berrinberg
Elisabeth von Berrinberg is an award-winning author. Born in Wurzburg Germany she migrated to the United States in 1955 after marrying an American soldier. In 2013 she published a memoir The City in Flames: A Child's Recollection of World War II in Würzburg Germany. It received accolades from the Midwest Independent Publisher's Association. Now Elisabeth writes fiction in the form of cozy mysteries. She resides in Minneapolis Minnesota.
The Adventures of Countess von Schleppmeister is an intriguing suspenseful quick-moving and compelling "can't-put-the-book-down" cozy detective mystery. The Countess becomes a sleuth engaging colorful characters in solving jewel heists and counterfeiting activities. Von Berrinberg an artful storyteller and complex plot developer will keep you at the edge of your seat wondering "who-dun-it?" and "what's next?" -Dr. Joseph Gindele co-author of Yorkville Twins