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Murder Carries a Torch: A Southern Sisters Mystery (Southern Sisters Mysteries)

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Though unalike as snowflakes, sisters Patricia Anne and Mary Alice share a sympathetic heart for their distraught cousin Luke — known affectionately in his boyhood as "Pukey Lukey," because of his penchant for getting sick in moving vehicles. Luke is desperate to hunt down Virginia, his wife of forty years, who has run off with a housepainter/snake-handling preacher named "Monk." And the sisters have graciously agreed to accompany their stricken kinsman on his search...in Luke's car, of course.

But, while practical "Mouse" and flamboyant "Sister" are unable to find their runaway cousin-in-law among the asp-loving faithful on Chandler Mountain, they do manage to stumble upon the corpse of a pretty young redhead who was prematurely sent to her eternal reward. And before you can say "anaconda," they are hot on the serpentine trail of a killer who'd like nothing better than to sink a pair of poisonous fangs into two meddling Southern sisters!

Synopsis:

Southern sisters Patricia Anne and Mary Alice head to the Alabama backwoods to help their cousin find his wife of 40 years, who's run off with a snake-handling preacher. While unsuccessful in finding their runaway cousin-in-law on Chandler Mountain, the sisters stumble upon the corpse of a pretty redhead, and are hot on the trail of a killer.

About the Author

Anne George (c.____ - 2001) was the Agatha Award-winning author of the Southern Sisters mystery series which culminate in Murder Boogies with Elvis, publishing in August 2001. Like Patricia Anne, she was a happily married former school teacher living in Birmingham, Alabama. Ms. George was also a former Alabama State Poet and a regular contributor to literary publications. During her lifetime she was nominated for several awards, including the Pulitzer. Being a true lady of the Old South, her date of birth will forever be a mystery.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380809387
Author:
George, Anne Carroll
Publisher:
Avon Books
Author:
George, Anne
Author:
by Anne George
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Women detectives
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Sisters
Subject:
Alabama
Subject:
Patricia Anne
Subject:
Mary Alice
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Southern Sisters Mysteries (Paperback)
Series Volume:
vol. 13, no.2(C)
Publication Date:
20010731
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.74x4.26x.80 in. .31 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Southern sisters Patricia Anne and Mary Alice head to the Alabama backwoods to help their cousin find his wife of 40 years, who's run off with a snake-handling preacher. While unsuccessful in finding their runaway cousin-in-law on Chandler Mountain, the sisters stumble upon the corpse of a pretty redhead, and are hot on the trail of a killer.
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