Mourning Shift by Kathleen Taylor
Delphi, South Dakota is a dusty little prairie town, the kind people drive through on their way to bigger cities. But as Tory Bauer, middle-aged, widowed, overweight, cranky waitress might say, “Everything that happens in big towns, happens here too. We just don’t look as good naked.”
In Mourning Shift, the fourth of six mysteries featuring the crew at the Delphi Café, Tory's Halloween is complicated by city-wide celebrations, a dead stranger in the cafe bathroom, the arrival of a stripper who intends to stay, and the loss of a good friend.