Antiques Knock-Off

By Allan & Barbara
  • Kensington Cozies
  • 2011
  • 240
  • eng
  • Edition not defined
  • 9780758277695

After her mom makes a counterfeit confession, an antiques dealer must find the real murderer: ';A sure-fire winner.'Publishers Weekly Brandy Borne is pretty sure her ';charmingly eccentric' (a.k.a. ';off her meds') mother, Vivian, didnt kill that viperous mousy-haired busybody Connie Grimes. But theres the small matter of her guilty plea. . ..While Mother blithely adapts to life behind bars by organizing a jailhouse theater troupe, seven-months-pregnant Brandy and her intrepid shih tzu, Sushi, trundle into a morass of fake antiques and faux collectibles. In the dog days of summer, theyd better not bark up the wrong treeor a scheming killer just may put the bite on them ';An often amusing tale complete with lots of antiques-buying tips and an ending that may surprise you.'Kirkus Reviews If you like laugh-out-loud mysteries, this one will make your day. --Romantic Times(4.5 stars)Praise for Barbara Allan and the Trash ';n Treasures Mystery Series. . . Youll laugh out loud as Brandy and Vivian bumble their way through murder investigations in far-from-serene Serenity, Iowa. --Mystery Scene One of the funniest cozy series going. --Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine