Murder in Retirement

Murder in Retirement Laura couldn t believe it Well yes she could Why shouldn t she suddenly be told that an acting troupe was coming to Timberdale to perform a mystery play one in which the residents of the retirement

  • Title: Murder in Retirement
  • Author: John Miles
  • ISBN: 9780373262434
  • Page: 129
  • Format: Paperback
  • Laura couldn t believe it Well, yes she could Why shouldn t she suddenly be told that an acting troupe was coming to Timberdale to perform a mystery play, one in which the residents of the retirement center would participate by playing detectives Maude Thuringer was going to love it She was collecting clues already and the show was still in the planning stages In theLaura couldn t believe it Well, yes she could Why shouldn t she suddenly be told that an acting troupe was coming to Timberdale to perform a mystery play, one in which the residents of the retirement center would participate by playing detectives Maude Thuringer was going to love it She was collecting clues already and the show was still in the planning stages In the meantime, Laura just had to take care of the details When J Turner Redwine and his group show up, Laura realizes that the details are the least of her worries There s so much backbiting, jealousy, thievery, chicanery, and debauchery going on, it s a wonder the troupe ever has time to rehearse Redwine is full of surprises, all of them nasty But he does do one thing that makes the Timberdale residents a happy group He announces that he s retitled his play, and one of the actors is going to portray a newcomer to the center and then wind up dead What he doesn t know at the time is who is going to be the victim and that the body isn t just going to be a part of a play but of a murder most foul Timberdale hasn t seen so much excitement in, well, oh so long, and Maude just loves having another real case to work on Now, if they could only find that sweet Laura

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    1. Book #27 for 2017Personal Challenge: A book set in a retirement communityPopSugar Ultimate Reading Challenge (max. 3):- A book that's been on your TBR list for way too long- A book by an author who uses a pseudonym- A book with an eccentric characterPossible Book Bingo Square: A Book with a Female HeroineMt TBR Challenge #10Follow the Clues: Trail 1, Clue 9I have never read Writing and Selling Your Novel by this author, but perhaps I should. If Bickham can write crap like this and get it publish [...]

    2. The premise of this book is a murder mystery weekend in a retirement home and it seemed a little far-fetched. Some of the characters were over the top although I liked Laura, the social work student who practically runs the home.

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