Daniel Plainway, Or, The Holiday Haunting of the Moosepath LeagueBook - 2000
Great fun . . . escapists will be charmed," enthused The New York Times about Van Reid's last outing. The Christian Science Monitor relishes his "lemonade-at-the-fair freshness that will delight readers of all ages . . . encouraging them to enjoy a good old-fashioned yarn." Here, for fans of page-turning but gentle fiction is his latest in this picaresque series.It's Christmastime in nineteenth-century Maine and Daniel Plainway makes it truly a season of good will. Portly, jovial Tobias Walton and his guileless companions in the Moosepath League are caught up in a rollicking adventure with a panoply of vivid, charming characters whose paths cross that of country lawyer Daniel Plainway. When Mr. Plainway learns that the stolen portrait of a deceased friend has been recovered and that her lost son may still be alive, he begins a search that leads him to the kidnapped boy and several life-changing experiences.