When Will the Dead Lady Sing?
Beskrivelse: A Thoroughly Southern Mystery #6Strike one is waking up to find a buffalo munching on her rose bushes. Strike two is walking outside to confront the beast, only to find out that it is owned is a past lover, Burlin Bullock, a man she never thought she'd see again. Strike three is the dead body that turns up shortly thereafter... When MacLaren's old college boyfriend comes to town on the heels of his son's political campaign, Mac is ready to scram out of Hopemore faster than the family's gubernatorial buffalo mascot. But when a homeless Bullock campaign supporter winds up dead in this small southern town, MacLaren and her ex-boyfriend are suddenly thrust onto center stage together, and for all the wrong reasons. With the campaign trail gaining heat and Burlin Bullock's presence kicking up long-settled memories from her past, Mac must solve her way out of a scandal that threatens not only her marriage, but also her lifePatricia Sprinkle takes the reader on a trip to the 'real' South, the South of family traditions, community customs, church-going, and craft, down-home politics. Reading it is like spending an afternoon in the porch swing on Aunt Dixie's veranda. Fun and family values triumph in a delightful book.' - JoAnna Carl, author of The Chocolate Frog Frame-Up'Sprinkle has a gift for developing a full, rich world.' -Publisher's Weekly'Sprinkle entertains and enchants her readers. Her characters are so real you'll find yourself believing you grew up with them.' -Christian Retailing'Sprinkle has a real eye for regional culture and traditions. . . . She tackles weighty subject matter with a steady hand and a reassuring touch.'-Atlanta Journal Constitution
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