Gone with the Win (Bed-and-Breakfast Series #28)

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In Gone with the Win, another charming entry in Mary Daheim’s beloved Bed-and-Breakfast series, someone from Judith McMonigle Flynn’s past comes knocking, and the reluctant amateur sleuth finds herself working a case so cold it's practically frozen.
 
Ruby Tooms drops her bags and a mystery on the ...

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Overview

In Gone with the Win, another charming entry in Mary Daheim’s beloved Bed-and-Breakfast series, someone from Judith McMonigle Flynn’s past comes knocking, and the reluctant amateur sleuth finds herself working a case so cold it's practically frozen.
 
Ruby Tooms drops her bags and a mystery on the lovely Persian carpet of Hillside Manor, Judith’s bed-and-breakfast in Seattle.
 
Ruby’s mother was strangled years before, soon after her divorce from Ruby’s father—and the killer is still at large.
 
Undaunted, Judith agrees to help Ruby. Cousin Renie grudgingly pitches in, and even Judith’s husband, Joe, gets involved.
 
The game’s afoot and ahoof with Judith discovering that the hand she's been dealt includes not only a joker but that deadly card, the Ace of Spades. And, she’s off…in pursuit of a killer.
 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062089892
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 3/25/2014
  • Series: Bed-and-Breakfast Series , #28
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 76,982
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Richardson Daheim is a Seattle native with a communications degree from the University of Washington. Realizing at an early age that getting published in books with real covers might elude her for years, she worked on daily newspapers and in public relations to help avoid her creditors. She lives in her hometown in a century-old house not unlike Hillside Manor, except for the body count. Daheim is also the author of the Alpine mystery series, the mother of three daughters, and the grandmother of two granddaughters, all of whom live within shrieking distance.

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  • Posted May 9, 2014

    Funny and entertaining read

    I love this series they shows the age does bring about wisdom. They seem to have the ablity to laugh at themselves and the limits that aging bring, without being disrepectful.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 22, 2013

    As always a winner!

    I've never read a Mary Daheim book I haven't loved and Gone With the Win is no different! Judith, Serena, Joe and Gertrude are all a kick and the interactions really lead to some very interesting outcomes. If you've never read Daheim books this is as good as any other to start with, if you're already a fan you know what I'm talking about. Only one wish I have and that is for some more books in the Emma Lord series that Ms. Daheim also writes. Never tried that series? Hurry and pick one up you're missing out on a lot!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 17, 2013

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    I love Daheim's books. All the familiar characters bring it tog

    I love Daheim's books. All the familiar characters bring it together. It may not be everyone's cup of tea with so much wackiness, but I can never get enough. Only problem I had with this book was that there were too many suspects....a multitude that made it confusing,, but I knew, as usual, Judith Flynn would figure it all out.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 2, 2013

    Another great B&B Mystery.

    This is one of the best and most entertaining series today. Judith McMonigle and her husband Joe, run a quiet B&B in the northwest. When a new acquaintence asks Judith to look into a cold case, Judith and cousin Serena go into action. As usual, all of Judith's family contribute to the solution. There is humor, plot twists, and a lot of action. Highly recommended.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 17, 2014

    Innkeepers Judith and her ex-cop husband Joe find themselves wit

    Innkeepers Judith and her ex-cop husband Joe find themselves with an interesting guest.  Though she signed in as Mary Smith, she's actually Ruby Toombs.  Her mother was killed when she was very young and Joe's partner on the police force had this unsolved case at that time.  Now Judith, Joe and Judith's cousin Renie are drawn into this cold case mystery of the murdered mother.  




    I have really enjoyed Daheim's Bed & Breakfast mysteries, but I found this one a bit over the top with sarcastic humor and extra details that detracted from the fun of this particular story for me. I'm not sure if it was the intentional flavor of the old town and racetrack part of the story, but it didn't read as light and interesting as some of her previous books.  The "hatred" between Judith's mom and Joe didn't set real well with me either.  Though having said that, it was an interesting mystery and I'll continue to be a fan of this fun series. 

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 29, 2014

    WRITEN FOR KIDS!

    Cashed this book in at 80 pages. Might be enjoyable for a sixth grader.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 3, 2014

    Frankly think the series has burn out and has

    Become too formatic to bother buying for slne reason do not seem to locate any s c at book sales samples usually put me off unless library has managed to get a copy. Frankly its the cousin and their silly conversation not to mention granny ihas not been funny since about book six page turner

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    Posted September 18, 2013

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