By: Sarah J. Harris
Location: FIC HAR
Genre: Crime- Contemporary
'A rich tapestry... distinctive and compelling' Observer
Both a refreshing coming-of-age story and an intriguing mystery, The Color of Bee Larkham’s Murder is a poignant and unforgettable read—perfect for fans of bestselling authors such as Fredrick Backman and Graeme Simsion.
In the tradition of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,
a captivating mystery about a boy with synesthesia — a condition that
causes him to see colors when he hears sounds — who tries to uncover
what happened to his beautiful neighbor, and if he was ultimately
Jasper Wishart lives in a world of dazzling color that no one else can
see, least of all his dad. Words, numbers, days of the week, people’s
voices—everything has its own unique shade. But recently Jasper has been
haunted by a color he doesn’t like or understand: the color of murder.
he’s done something terrible to his new neighbor, Bee Larkham, Jasper
revisits the events of the last few months to paint the story of their
relationship from the very beginning. As he struggles to untangle the
knot of untrustworthy memories and colors that will lead him to the
truth, it seems that there’s someone else out there determined to stop
him — at any cost.
Color of Bee Larkham's Murder" by Sarah J. Harris is a unique,
engrossing mystery. Author Harris has created a tome with many twists
and turns, and with great sensitivity, in sharing Jasper Wishart's
struggle, within his limited frame of reference, to help unravel the
mystery. Kudos to Harris for a superb five star read. -Fran- Goodreads.com