Fierce competitor Iffy Bigelow gets herself strangled at the world-famous Philadelphia Flower Show; and if she ever wants to hear the end of it, amateur-detective Ginger Barnes must unearth whoever killed her mother's dear old friend.
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Fierce competitor Iffy Bigelow gets herself strangled at the world-famous Philadelphia Flower Show; and if she ever wants to hear the end of it, amateur-detective Ginger Barnes must unearth whoever killed her mother's dear old friend.
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Editorial Reviews

Online review - Karen Crepin
"I am an avid reader of mysteries (esp. the cozies, British, etc.). It is not unusual for me to read over 100 a year. I greatly appreciate authors like [Murray] who write clean, fun, and mind boggling mysteries that draw one into the story. When I hate for the book to end then it has been a gooood book! And [Murray's] are in that category."
Cover review - Camilla Crespi
“Intelligent, wise and with a full measure of pluck, Ginger Barnes is the sleuth and friend we’d all want on our team.”
Rivergate Books review - Lauren Bergold
Not content with merely writing excellent, cosy mystery novels...Donna Murray seems to put extra thought and craftsmanship into the very last paragraphs of those chapters...So pick a less than usually busy week to start your reading..."
The Drood Review of Mystery - Sam Smith
"Barnes' irreverent attitude about her situation makes for a great character - almost as if Spenser was a housewife
Mid-Atlantic Mystery Convention - Deen Kogan
“Definitely not your usual housewife detective." Deen Kogan, Director/Organizer of Mid-Atlantic Mystery Book Fair & Convention

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014736251
  • Publisher: Donna Huston Murray
  • Publication date: 5/30/2012
  • Series: Ginger Barnes Main Line Mysteries, #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 320,357
  • File size: 272 KB

Meet the Author

Donna Huston Murray’s cozy mystery FINAL ARRANGEMENTS (originally published by St. Martin’s Press) simultaneously achieved #1 on the Kindle-store list and #1 for Female Sleuths. The series opener, THE MAIN LINE IS MURDER achieved #2 for Female Sleuths. Claiming that, “This book should be picked up and savored!” a judge for the Writer’s Digest 21st Annual Self-Published Book Awards named Murray’s first suspense novel, CURED…BUT NOT OUT OF DANGER, as one of her top picks. Donna found all of this to be very encouraging.
The seven Ginger Barnes Main Line Mysteries and the first Lauren Beck Crime novel (above) were recently joined by DYING FOR A VACATION, a classic mystery the author describes as “an homage to Agatha Christie.”
Murray’s work can also be found in the Edgar-award winning companion book, THE FINE ART OF MURDER, and the LETHAL LADIES I and II anthologies by Berkley.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 5, 2012

    Wonderful read

    Could not put this book down. Have read Donna's other books. This was the best!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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