The League of Literary Ladies have picked the classic tale The Legend of Sleepy Hollow to read and life soon starts to imitate art with the South Bass Island equivalent, bootlegger Charlie “Sleepy” Harlow making his presence felt. Bea Cartwright gets drawn into the drama when a particularly unpleasant member of the Elkhart Ghost Getters (EGG) gets herself murdered and fellow literary lady, Kate, becomes a suspect.
Author: Kylie Logan
Josie Giancola was excited when she found out that a Hollywood actress wanted to wear her buttons on her wedding dress. Josie was less than impressed with Kate’s imperious ways but was convinced that Kate could help her fledgling business really stand out. When Kate was stabbed to death with a button hook in the store, Josie decided she needed to investigate.
Bea Cartwright is trying to enjoy managing her busy B&B but once again murder strikes. The literary ladies are reading A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens to celebrate Bastille Day. The town has no great connection with France but basically just wants to party. Local handyman Ritchie Monroe claims to have been pushed into the water at one of the celebrations but no one believes him until his body shows up in the local pub.
Maxie Pierce has been working at Texas Jack Pierce’s Hot Cha Chili Seasoning Palace with her half sister Sylvia ever since her father went missing six weeks ago. She was hoping to divide her time between looking for their dad and dancing in the chili costume but she becomes a murder suspect when Roberto, the guy she had a fairly disastrous date with, is murdered.
This novel opens with three squabbling women pushing the local judge to issue a very creative court order – they must attend a book group at the local library for one year so they can learn to get along. Another woman joins them who acts as the peacemaker. First novel is Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express and Logan pays homage to it throughout her novel. When the owner of The Orient Express is murdered, our book group decides to investigate – after all, he did make the best orange chicken in town. The protagonist Bea is fairly […]