Cosette Whitlow is a society matron if tiny Bradley, North Carolina, has one. She kindly volunteers for all the town's charities, but isn't nearly as kind to her own family, neighbors, and friends. In fact, Cosette is emphatically disliked by much of the town - including octogenarian Myrtle Clover. And Myrtle knows that dislike in Bradley can quickly turn deadly.
No one seems surprised when Cosette's body is discovered during a party she's hosting - she was struck on the head with a croquet mallet. Wanting to restore order to the small town, Myrtle resolves to track down the killer - before the killer strikes again.
©2013 Elizabeth Spann Craig (P)2013 Elizabeth Spann Craig
RETIRED & LOVING IT.
MY NEW MISS MARPLE, REALLY TICKLES ME. SHE IS VERY SHARP AND HER SIDEKICK IS WELL MATCHED FOR HER. THE SON, LEAVES US A LOT OF ROOM TO LAUGH DURING THE MYSTERY, MOM OUT-THINKS HIM EVERY TIME. A VERY ENJOYABLE READ, TRY IT, I PROMISE IT IS WORTH THE CREDIT. GOOD JOB ELIZABETH!!
Myrtle Clover excels in solving crime in classic cozy fashion. Although she no longer drives, she gets all around tiny Bradley, North Carolina, either by walking or by convincing friends to give her a lift to where the action and the clues are. Likewise, Myrtle overcomes limitations that others, especially her son Red, want to place upon her due to her advanced age. Myrtle does not give up until justice is served.
My thanks to the author for the complimentary download of this audiobook – it was fun to listen to the well-constructed story and I will be checking out other books in the series. I recommend this title to fans of classic cozies.
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