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Real Macaw

Real Macaw

by Donna Andrews


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The Real Macaw

Donna Andrews

*Winner of the Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery Novel*

During an early-morning feeding for her four-month-old twins, Meg Langslow hears an odd noise and goes downstairs to find her living room filled with cats, dogs, hamsters, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs, and a stunningly foul-mouthed macaw. What the—bleep—is going on here?

Turns out that a financially-strapped local animal shelter has repealed its no-kill policy and, in an act of protest led in part by Meg’s own zoologist grandfather, the animals have been stolen and resettled around town. But now the volunteer who helped transport the shelter animals has turned up dead. The animal-rights activist’s untimely death seems very, very wrong… Was it the result of a lover’s quarrel? Or is something—or someone—more sinister at play? And, arguably as important, will Meg ever rid her home of these pesky houseguests and get back to the business of nesting with her newborns? Squawk.



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ISBN-13: 9781250314529
Publisher: St. Martins Press-3PL
Publication date: 05/22/2012
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 223,793
Product dimensions: 4.25(w) x 7.01(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Donna Andrews is the author of the Meg Langslow Mystery series. She has won the Agatha, Anthony, and Barry awards, a Romantic Times Award for Best First Novel, and multiple Lefty and Toby Bromberg Awards for Most Humorous Mystery. She is a self-confessed nerd who, unless she's messing in the garden, is rarely found away from her computer. She lives in Reston, Virginia.

Bernadette Dunne has been honored to narrate the work of some of the finest fiction and nonfiction writers of our time, including Margaret Atwood, Joyce Carol Oates, and Sandra Day O’Connor. The winner of more than a dozen Earphones Awards and a three-time Audie Award nominee, she has voiced countless bestsellers, including Memoirs of a Geisha, The Devil Wears Prada, and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. She studied at The Royal National Theater and lives in New York.

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