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- Jennifer S Alderson
Overworked computer programmer Zelda Richardson is teetering on the edge of burnout. Inspired by a girlfriend’s trip around the world, she leaves her life in Seattle, Washington, buys a backpack and flies to Kathmandu as a volunteer English teacher...
Location(s): Nepal, Thailand
The ride back to Kathmandu was comfortable and relaxing. There were more overturned trucks (the gas-powered ones seem to tip the most, I’m surprised there weren’t more explosions), goats being herded across the highway by ancient women, children playing...
Location(s): Indonesia, Netherlands, Papua New Guinea
Genre(s): Fiction, Historical, Mystery, Thriller
Era(s): 1962, 2017
Art, religion, and anthropology collide in Alderson’s latest art mystery thriller, Rituals of the Dead, Book three of the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series. Art history student Zelda Richardson is working at the Tropenmuseum in Amsterdam on an exhibition...