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A Dyeing Shame: A Myrtle Clover Mystery, Book 2 Audiobook

A Dyeing Shame: A Myrtle Clover Mystery, Book 2

When Beauty Box beautician Tammy Smith is discovered with a pair of hair shears in her back, there are suspects and secrets aplenty in her small Southern town. Octogenarian Myrtle Clover, bored by bingo and bridge, is intrigued by the crime...and her neighbors' secrets. But discovering, and blabbing, secrets got Tammy killed and Myrtle soon learns her sleuthing isn't just dangerous...it's deadly.
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When Beauty Box beautician Tammy Smith is discovered with a pair of hair shears in her back, there are suspects and secrets aplenty in her small Southern town.

Octogenarian Myrtle Clover, bored by bingo and bridge, is intrigued by the crime...and her neighbors' secrets. But discovering, and blabbing, secrets got Tammy killed and Myrtle soon learns her sleuthing isn't just dangerous...it's deadly.

©2011 Elizabeth Spann Craig (P)2013 Elizabeth Spann Craig

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    "Life after 80 in a cozy mystery?"

    Everyone knows everyone in eighty something,Myrtle Clover's small southern town. Myrtle finds her excitement a little lacking these days. She has already inserted herself in her policeman son, Red's, last murder case. He worries about his mom and would like to see her in a safe assisted living home.

    Unfortunately, there's another murder, the owner of the local beauty salon as become verbally abusive in her too frequently drunken states. So when she's found stabbed with her hairdressing sheers, at the bottom of her shop's stairs, there are a lot of potential suspects. Myrtle just wants to "chat" with the towns folks to "help" Red with his investigation. She and her male friend don't sleep well at night, and tend to roam around at odd hours too. Will this get her into trouble with the killer, or help her find a murderer?

    Cute mystery with all typical townsfolk range from toddlers to the octogenarian; singles and married; flashy and totally prudish. Does life really begin after 60?

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    Beatrice Houston, TX, United States 01-24-16
    Beatrice Houston, TX, United States 01-24-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Pleasant Surprise"

    This was a fun and entertaining cozy mystery. It's well written and flows at a quick pace. The characters are well developed and you feel you know them. I prefer the narrator from the previous book because she sounded more like a cranky old lady, but this narrator is also ok. I would recommend this book.

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    Odelia 02-13-15
    Odelia 02-13-15
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    "Didn't like the narrator"

    The performance was halted. You could hear her bump the table. Nothing like the narrator in the other stories which by the way is flawless and has a wonderful grumpy old lady voice. I wish they would contract the performers for the book series so the customer could enjoy consistency. Even if it is bad at least it would be consistent.

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    Linda Louise Burlington, KS, United States 10-03-13
    Linda Louise Burlington, KS, United States 10-03-13

    RETIRED & LOVING IT.

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    "THE DAME OF DEDUCTION"

    THIS A GREAT STORY BY ELIZABETH SPANN CRAIG. SO CLEVERLY WRITTEN AND NARRATED BY JEAN RUDA HABRUKOWICH. WHAT IS A SHAME IS THIS IS THE LAST BOOK OF THE SERIES FOR ME TO READ, WHICH IS DISTRESSING, AS IT GAVE ME MANY HOURS OF PLEASURE. I DO NOT BELIEVE THIS WILL BE THE LAST OF MYRTLE CLOVER, SHE IS WAY TO SMART AND CLEAVER CHARACTER TO LET DRIFT AWAY INTO THE MIASMA OF THE UNIVERSE. I THINK RAYMOND CHANDLER SAID IT BEST: "There is something about the literary life that repels me, all this desperate building of castles on cobwebs, the long-drawn acrimonious struggle to make something important which we all know will be gone forever in a few years, the miasma of failure which is to me almost as offensive as the cheap gaudiness of popular success."
    -Raymond Chandler

    SO, PLEASE ELIZABETH, MORE BOOKS OF MYRTLE SOON, PLEASE. I WILL BE WAITING.

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