Pawpaw County, Indiana, is all atwitter about Ma and Peepaw Horton’s annual Chickenlandia Festival. The mood turns dark though when the Horton’s prize-winning rooster, Dewey, and his best laying hen, Ginger, vanish, leaving behind no clues except for a trail of tail feathers. Also missing: Gertie Wineagar, local sourpuss, and BBQ chicken cook-off queen. Oldster sleuths, and lifelong gal pals, Ruby Jane Waskom and Veenie Goens, suspect Hiram Krupsky, Pawpaw County’s self-proclaimed Chicken Wing King, of launching the mysterious crime spree in an attempt to sabotage the Horton’s free-range chicken ranch. The women PI's, who need a way to spy on Krupsky’s chicken empire, get an unexpected “in” when Hiram slips into his best leisure suit and commences to court Ruby Jane. Follow the Hoosier snoops as they attempt to sort the good eggs from the bad in this humorous small-town cozy mystery.
About the Author
Daisy Pettles' Shady Hoosier Detective Agency humorous mystery series for women has won 3 Gold Medal Awards as Best Indie Humor Book and 2 Best Mystery Book Awards. Daisy was born in Bedford, Indiana, and raised in the tiny farming community of Medora. As a child, she was fed a steady diet of books, pies, and Bible stories. A world traveler, she has raced camels in Egypt and eaten Kentucky Fried Chicken with Communists in Shanghai. She was a therapist before becoming an Internet entrepreneur and award-winning writer. She currently lives in a cloud of peace and quiet at the end of a dirt road in Vermont. The Shady Hoosier Detective Agency, humorous novels set in Knobby Waters, Indiana, and featuring senior amateur women sleuths, is her debut mystery series.