Second-hand Stiff

Second-hand Stiff

Large Print - 2014
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Thanksgiving with her fault-finding mother has Odelia Grey stewing in her own juices. But her husband's cousin Ina - who shows up to dinner alone with ugly bruises - clearly has it worse. Things quickly go downhill after Odelia's mother decides to extend her visit a few extra days to attend a storage auction with Ina, who owns a consignment shop - and Ina's husband is found inside a storage locker - dead.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine :, Thorndike Press,, 2014
Edition: Large print edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781410466624
1410466620
Branch Call Number: Mystery
Characteristics: 423 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Secondhand stiff

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LoveAGoodRead
May 12, 2014

Odelia and her mother, who is visiting from New Hampshire, try to forge a bond in their unstable relationship over the Thanksgiving holidays. What better way to find a common ground than to join forces and poke their noses where they don't belong - into a murder investigation. The mother-daughter duo teams up with Odelia's husband, Greg, when his cousin is considered the prime suspect in her husband's murder. Delightful mystery, lots of potential suspects, and the thrill of a chase are woven throughout the story. The characters are quite likeable with flaws the average person can relate to.

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IrishMoon
Jan 11, 2014

Sue Ann Jaffarian is a wonderful writer and her Odelia Grey series is addictive. I can hardly wait for the next installment! They just keep getting better and better!

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