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The Penguin Who Knew Too Much (Meg Langslow Series #8)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 29, 2014

    Interesting

    Meg Langslow continues to teach us about birds of all sorts, as well as writing an enjoyable and interesting mystery. The Penguin Who Knew Too Much was fun to read and it was interesting for me to learn a bit about Penguins.

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  • Posted March 15, 2012

    Very definitely recommend

    This is the first one of the Meg Lanslow series I read--bought it as a bargain book because I'm a penguin lover. After I read this one I went back and bought all the books in this series and started with #1, going right through to #13---am now waiting for #14 that I pre-ordered. I have since passed them on to my daughter since I was able to purchase them again for my Nook--if that had not been possible I would not have passed them on.

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    the best humor-mystery series on the market today

    Meg Langslow and her fiancé Michael Waterston are moving into their renovated home in Caerphilly, Virginia with the help (an extremely loose use of the word help that is) of her dad and her relatives from mom¿s side. Dad suddenly leaves the basement to inform his daughter that he ran into a slight problem while digging a swimming hole for the penguins he adopted from a bankrupt zoo he dug up a corpse.----------- The police investigate, but struggle with identifying the John Doe. The assumption made by the townsfolk and fostered by Meg¿s family is that the deceased is the bankrupt zoo's missing owner. Thus those who were fostering animals no longer want them on their property so they drop them off at Meg¿s place. Meg and Michael discuss eloping early to elude the menagerie that is the two legged beasts who share her DNA. However, first there is a question of who killed and interred the body in their basement.-------------- This jocular whodunit is a terrific tale that will leave the audience laughing especially with some outrageous slapstick yet the humor remains inside a strong mystery. The incredibly calm Meg does not blink as animals run amok and her family is even more out of control. Fans will appreciate her calm juggling act as Donna Andrews provides a great entry in what may be the best humor-mystery series on the market today.--------------------------- Harriet Klausner

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