Aug 23, 2016

First Chapter: Digging Up the Dirt by Miranda James

Gardening and farming mystery novels.....I am in the mood, having been admiring birds and fading flowers in the backyard this morning.

Digging Up the Dirt by Miranda James, a Southern Ladies Mystery #3
Sleuthing Southern belles, the Ducote sisters..
An’gel and Dickce Ducote, busy with plans for the Athena Garden Club’s spring tour of grand old homes, confront the mystery of a body that is uncovered by a storm. 

First paragraph:
Dickce Ducote wanted a clear view of her sister An'gel's face when she broke the news. She wished there were a discrete way she could set up the video camera on her cell phone to record the moment. Then she could threaten to show it to the rest of the Athena Garden club to annoy her sister. An'gel needed to be wound up occasionally, Dickce thought. Older sisters could get to be a little too stuffy otherwise. 
Would you read on?
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  1. This looks like a charming cozy mystery. I would keep reading. Enjoy!

  2. I'm attracted to everything about this book: the cover, the relationship between the sisters, the author's conversational voice. This sounds like a Southern cozy I'd enjoy a lot.
    My Tuesday post features LATE FALL.

  3. I've read another book from another series by this author and enjoyed it but this one looks even better! My garden has done nothing this year so maybe I can live vicariously through this one!


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