Death at a Drop-In : A Myrtle Clover Mystery

  • by Elizabeth Spann Craig
  • Narrated by Lia Frederick
  • Series: A Myrtle Clover Mystery
  • 6 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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.

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WHAT A GREAT STORY

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!!
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- Linda Louise "RETIRED & LOVING IT."

A Sleuth, A Soothsayer, and a Solved Murder

Once again, Miss Myrtle, who is pushing 90 manages to solve, not one, but TWO murders . . . and keep me entertained all along the way . . . with garden gnomes, her sidekick, Miles, her sleep-deprived next door neighbor, and her terrible cooking skills . . . which she more than makes up with her sleuthing talent . . . this time, Miles drags Myrtle along to a drop-in get together at Cosette's house . . . a neighbor that none of them like, but tolerate . . . don't we ALL know folks like that??? And lo and behold . . . what happens? Someone whacks Cosette in the head with a croquet mallet in the back yard whilst the party is going on inside . . . and who, but Miss Myrtle finds her . . . and so the hunt is on for the killer . . . this installment, Book 5, is just as good as the rest . . . these have become my "go to" listens for the diversions I need from heavy books which sometimes leave me a little too contemplative and sad . . . Miss Myrtle will ALWAYS make you smile . . .
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- Debbie "Retired CFO, Army wife, Mom of five, Grandma of six, two sons who served in combat, love to read books that reflect my values and faith, love mysteries, historical, military stories, and books that don't waste my time . . . if it doesn't have an ending that was worth the wait, I'm not a happy camper."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-31-2013
  • Publisher: Elizabeth Spann Craig