By Mary Daheim
“Daheim writes with wit, knowledge, and a huge heart."
Cormac McCarthy has not anything on Mary Daheim—whose awesome Bed-and-Breakfast mysteries win palms down in terms of outrageous zaniness. In All the beautiful Hearses, Daheim,“the reigning queen of the cozies” (Portland Oregonian), embroils Hillside Manor hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn in a deadly case of coverage fraud and secret meat long past undesirable, within the twenty-sixth installment of the hilarious, New York Times bestselling comfortable secret sequence that is still as clean and humorous because the very first.
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Renie was wiping rain from her face. ” “Yes,” Judith said, “but I couldn’t hear a damned thing. I still think that’s where Joe must be. ” She leaned back in the seat. “I can hardly believe he’s been arrested. ” Renie was looking into the rearview mirror, watching Kevin reverse the cement mixer. “Tell me more about the actual incident. ” As the cousins drove farther into downtown, Judith tried to recall the details of what had happened while Joe was on surveillance. She finished just as they reached the city’s police headquarters.
As the cousins drove farther into downtown, Judith tried to recall the details of what had happened while Joe was on surveillance. She finished just as they reached the city’s police headquarters. “Parking may be hard to find, so I’ll drop you off,” Renie said, pulling up by the main entrance. ” Judith smiled wanly at Renie before getting out of the car. Her jaw dropped as she paused in front of the building. Even though Joe had mentioned that a new headquarters had been built recently, and she had probably driven by it several times, Judith hadn’t realized how imposing the gleaming new glass-and-steel edifice was up close.
They’re on sale. That doesn’t happen very often. ” “Oysters are one of the few fruits de mer I don’t like,” Judith reminded her cousin. ” Renie nodded. “Prudent. You know what happens to me with nuts and peanuts. Certain death with the latter, slower death with the former. ” “He does,” Judith said. “My father used to go oyster hunting on the peninsula and slurp them right out of the shell. ” She shook her head. ” Renie’s expression was wry. “Maybe not so different. ” She smiled. “I remember being with you and your folks on the peninsula in search of oysters.
All the Pretty Hearses: A Bed-and-Breakfast Mystery (Bed-And-Breakfast Mysteries) by Mary Daheim