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Terns of Endearment

Terns of Endearment

A Meg Langslow Mystery

Meg Langslow Mysteries (Volume 25)

Donna Andrews

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Terns of Endearment is a new side-splitting Meg Langslow mystery from award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Donna Andrews.

All aboard…for murder?

Meg Langslow is only too pleased to join her grandfather on a cruise ship vacation dedicated to lectures on birds and other environmental topics. But Meg’s vacation quickly becomes a nightmare when the ship breaks down and needs repairs…in the Bermuda Triangle. Ahoy!

If that, plus nursing an injured tern back to health, isn’t enough, a woman has jumped ship—leaving behind a note that reveals alarming details about her fellow writing-retreat members who are still onboard—and Meg’s grandfather’s assistant, Trevor, is now missing too. Suspicions are flying all around. . . Soon it’s up to Meg to swab the decks and solve this killer case before more bodies are swept to shore.

“Uproarious.”—Criminal Element

Chapter 1

Thursday afternoon

“Do you really think there’s room for all this luggage on the boat?”

“Ship,” I corrected. “I know it’s only a cruise ship, but I understand it demoralizes the crew...

Praise for Terns of Endearment

"Andrews smoothly combines a clever plot with distinctive and endearing characters. Cozy fans will wish this long-running series never ends." —Publishers Weekly

"As always, Andrews laces this entertaining whodunit with wit, a fine storyline and characters we've come to know and love." —Richmond Times-Dispatch on The Real Macaw

"With colorful characters, a solid mystery and laugh-out-loud moments . . . readers will have a rollicking good time." —RT Book Reviews (4 stars) on Swan for the Money

“With its well-spun plots and distinctive characters, Andrews’s amusing avian-named series shows no signs of growing stale.” —Publishers Weekly on Die Like an Eagle

“Meg grows more endearing with each book.” —Richmond Times-Dispatch on Stork Raving Mad


Reviews from Goodreads

Donna Andrews

DONNA ANDREWS is a winner of the Agatha, Anthony, and Barry Awards, a Romantic Times Award for best first novel, and four Lefty and two Toby Bromberg awards for funniest mystery. She is a member of MWA, Sisters in Crime, and the Private Investigators and Security Association. Andrews lives in Reston, Virginia. Terns of Endearment is Andrews's the 25th mystery in the Meg Langslow series.

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