This is another narative-as-scientific-mystery by Tennant, in which she creates suspense by drawing us into the lives of early settlers, raising a question and proceeding—with strong voice and narrative structure—to answer it. Along the way we are reminded how easy we have in the 21st century developed world. This is an original and unusual newspaper narrative.

Read “Jamestown Mystery: A Grave Story,” by Diane Tennant

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