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Give Em Pumpkin To Talk About Cozy Mystery Print Length: 199 pages Publisher: J. Lavene (August 4, 2015) ASIN: B00Z7LUVZQ
Richmond attorney Sarah Tucker returns to sell her family’s abandoned farm in Misty River, Virginia despite unanswered questions about her grandparents’ disappearance sixteen years earlier. Sarah was only twelve when she went to visit and found her grandparents had vanished. No amount of searching has brought answers.
Now Sarah is faced with other issues when a man is killed who claimed to have information about what happened to her grandparents. She learns of a Confederate chest of gold that is said to be buried on the property, and treasure hunters who are willing to do anything to get their hands on it.
Were her grandparents murdered for the gold? Sarah can’t sell the land and go back to her life until she has answers. But the cost of the answers may be her life.
Includes farm-fresh recipes!
Review: Ah the pun of this book's title. All the while I was reading I had the Bonnie Raitt song stuck in my head.
So before I go on, I'll let it get stuck in your head too.
This is the first book in a new series, and any new series by the Joyce and Jim Lavene is one for the TBR pile. Sarah returns to sell the family farm and then someone that is supposed to have information on her grandparents, who vanished when she was 12, ends up dead and it looks like Jack, who has been squatting in the barn on the farm. What I love about the Lavene's writing is that their stories are fast paced and gripping. Once you get started reading on, you don't want to stop until you reach the end. There are also lots of twists and turns, and that's the case here. Three words, civil war treasure. Yup. That's all I'll say, other than READ THIS BOOK! Anything by the Lavene's is a winner! Rating: 5 flowers
About these Authors
Joyce and Jim Lavene write award-winning, bestselling mystery fiction as themselves, J.J. Cook, and Ellie Grant. They have written and published more than 70 novels for Harlequin, Berkley, Amazon, and Gallery Books along with hundreds of non-fiction articles for national and regional publications. They live in rural North Carolina with their family.