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Murder With Puffins

Meg Langslow Mysteries

Donna Andrews

St. Martin's Paperbacks

Winner of the St. Martin's Malice Domestic Award in 1997 for her first work Murder With Peacocks, Donna Andrews brings back her zany characters and disastrous events.

In an attempt to get away from her family, Meg Langslow and her boyfriend go to a tiny island off the coast of Maine. What could have been a romantic getaway slowly turns into disaster.

Once there, they are marooned by a hurricane and that is only the beginning of their problems. Meg and her boyfriend arrive at the house only to discover that Meg's parents and siblings, along with their spouses are all there. When a murder takes place, Meg realizes that she and her boyfriend can no longer sit by a cozy fireplace, but must instead tramp around the muddy island to keep try and clear her father who is the chief suspect.

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MURDER WITH PUFFINS
CHAPTER 1My Puffin Lies over the Ocean"I see land ahead," Michael said."I'm sure they said that often aboard the original Flying Dutchman," I replied, my eyes tightly shut."No, really; I'm sure of it this time," he insisted.I kept my eyes closed and didn't relax my death grip on the rail while the ferry's deck bucked and heaved beneath my feet. The rain and spray had soaked me to the bone, but I wasn't going into the cabin unless the swells grew dangerous. Way too many seasick people inside. Of course, those of us on deck were seasick, too, but at least out here the wind
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Praise for Murder With Puffins

"Will leave readers cawing for another adventure."--Publishers Weekly

"An enjoyable flight of fancy."--Booklist

"This well-realized island atmosphere, the puffin lore, and the ubiquitous birder only add to the fun."--Denver Post
"Will leave readers cawing for another adventure."--Publishers Weekly

"An enjoyable flight of fancy."--Booklist

"This well-realized island atmosphere, the puffin lore, and the ubiquitous birder only add to the fun."--Denver Post

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Donna Andrews

  • Donna Andrews is the author of the Meg Langslow mysteries, including Stork Raving Mad and Swan for the Money. She has won the Agatha, Anthony, and Barry awards, a Romantic Times award for best first novel, and two Lefty and two Toby Bromberg Awards for funniest mystery. When not writing fiction, Andrews is a self-confessed nerd, rarely found away from her computer, unless she's messing in the garden. She lives in Reston, Virginia.
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