Nancy Bell is a Texan with a flair for small-town mysteries.This popular series features Biggie Weatherford, an amateur sleuth and the richest woman in Job’s Crossing. When the town mayor drops dead—face first into his angel food cake—Biggie leads a diverse group in solving this murder despite her personal distaste for the man himself.
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Biggie Weatherford, the Miss Marple of Job’s Crossing, Texas, is back in this sequel to best-selling author Nancy Bell’s hilarious Biggie and the Poisoned Politician. This time around, Biggie tries to discover who killed the mortician. Shenanigans are afoot in Job’s Crossing. When the three-inch heel breaks off gay police deputy Butch Jenkins’ cowboy boot, thief Cooter McNutt escapes—until Aunt Vita straightarms Cooter and sits on him.
A victim of foul play, Firman Birdsong spends the Grand Opening of the Birdsong brothers’ chicken restaurant dead under a table—with his gravy covered, parsley-garnished body and his tomato-stuffed mouth. Biggie and her young grandson, J.R., investigate the murder. But as the suspect list swells, J.R. believes Biggie cares more about detecting than protecting him from a brewing custody battle—and the investigation takes an awful turn.
Luther Abernathy has a bad habit of opening everyone’s mail and sharing their most intimate secrets with anyone who will listen. So it’s no surprise J.R. finds him murdered one day. Time for Biggie to offer her sleuthing abilities in the investigation.
Nancy Bell’s best-selling Biggie series combines Texas small-town humor with tantalizing mysteries. As J.R., Biggie Weatherford’s 12-year-old grandson, recounts Biggie’s uncanny ability to solve the peskiest cases, his observations are spiced with his wry adolescent view of grownups. A trip to a nearby town introduces J.R. to a ghost and presents Biggie with a perplexing local murder.
Nancy Bell's popular mystery series combines colorful characters, a small-town setting, down-home Texas humor, and one of the most wildly misnamed sleuths in the genre. A diminutive, shrewd grandmother, "Biggie" Weatherford is an amateur detective and professional collector of gossip. In Biggie and the Devil Diet, she investigates a murder at a weight-loss spa for wealthy teenagers.