By Monica Ferris
Supporting buddies renovate their summer season cabin, Betsy uncovers a human skeleton hidden within the partitions. it seems that to be the physique of a Nazi soldier-perhaps from the WWII POW camp that after operated now not faraway from city. sewing jointly the scant facts, Betsy is set to unravel the murder-no subject how some time past it could have happened.
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