"Returning for his fourth misadventure, small-town newspaperman and social gadfly Elias Hackshaw unearths himself immersed in a secret concerning a useless con guy and a lacking gypsy princess with the inconceivable identify of Bimbo Wanka.
Through no fault of his own—well, virtually none—Hack turns into a suspect within the case while the police officers mistakenly finish that he was once an acquaintance of the murdered con artist. in the meantime, Bimbo's mom and dad ensue on Hack's doorstep hard he flip over their lacking daughter, or face a gypsy curse. so as to add to the mayhem, an area industrialist is badgering Hackshaw to supervise a huge maintenance to his monstrosity of a home, and Hack's sister Ruth is hectoring him to fail to remember every little thing else and notice to his tasks as editor of The Triton Advertiser.
Trapped by means of situation, Hack starts off poking into issues and shortly discovers a circus collection of off-beat characters: gypsies in cowboy hats, a con guy with a moral sense, a sheriff's investigator and not using a heart—or a brain—ham-fisted townies, and masses, even more. just a powerful survival intuition, and his ordinary part of dumb success, can store Hackshaw this time around.
“Wilcox spins an enjoyable yarn of homicide and mayhem…With a reputable plot and whimsical characters that adroitly stay away from being mere caricatures, Wilcox bargains a semi-cozy mystery—uncloying, shrewdpermanent and much from brutal.”—Publishers Weekly
“Wilcox is a fully great writer…The Jericho Flower is a well-crafted, creative story that this reader needed may well move on much longer. it is a nice read…”—Midwest booklet Review
“The Jericho Flower is a stunning, deep, a laugh, and personality pushed secret that would hold you in your toes…It's a secret that retains you placing until eventually the very finish, an not going hero who will preserve you guffawing, and an entire diversity of characters that opens you as much as small city life…a so much concerned and fun secret from this very proficient author.”—All approximately Murder"