March of Crime by Jess Lourey
(The Murder-By-Month Mysteries)

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Earthy language, quirky suspects, and much related tomfoolery for those who like their comic mayhem painted in broad strokes.
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A doll walks into a bar...

Ida Gilbertson of the Battle Lake Senior Sunset nursing home has a new hobby: crafting life-sized dolls and displaying them around town. Budding PI Mira James finds the dolls creepy enough on their own, but when she's forced to sit next to one and discovers a human corpse under the hat and wig, it becomes personal.

Police Chief Gary Wohnt is all too eager to pin the blame on Mira. When her sleuthing gives him the perfect excuse to lock her up, it's up to Mayor Kennie Rogers and Mrs. Berns to help her out. Racing against the clock, Mira must unmask the murderer before she either becomes a jailbird or the next dolled up victim.
 

About Jess Lourey

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Jessica (Jess) Lourey is best known for her critically-acclaimed Murder-by-Month mysteries, which have earned multiple starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, the latter calling her writing "a splendid mix of humor and suspense." A tenured professor of creative writing and sociology, Jess lives in Minneapolis with her family. Salem's Cipher, the first book in her thrilling Witch Hunt series, hits stores September 2016. You can find out more at www.JessicaLourey.com.
 
Published September 8, 2017 by Midnight Ink. 266 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Above average
on Jul 04 2017

Earthy language, quirky suspects, and much related tomfoolery for those who like their comic mayhem painted in broad strokes.

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