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Bearly Departed

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"You'll fall in love with this delightful debut mystery." --Victoria Thompson, bestselling author of Murder in Morningside Heights The Silver Bear Shop and Factory might be the cutest place around, but there's nothing warm and fuzzy about murder . . . As manager of the family teddy bear shop and factory, thirty-one-year-old Sasha Silverman leads a charmed life. Well, except for the part about being a single divorcée with a ticking biological clock in small-town Silver Hollow. And that's just kid's stuff compared to Will Taylor, the sales rep who's set on making drastic changes to the business her parents built from scratch--with or without Sasha's approval . . . But before Will digs his claws in, someone pulls the stuffing out of his plan . . . and leaves his dead body inside the factory. Reeling from shock, Sasha's hit with more bad news--police suspect her hot-tempered Uncle Ross may have murdered him. Sasha knows her uncle would never do such a thing, and she's launching her own little investigation to expose the truth. As she tracks Will's biggest rivals and enemies for clues, Sasha can't get too comfy--or she'll become the next plaything for a killer . . . "A twisty mystery tale with a likable protagonist and a colorful supporting cast. Sure to be a very enjoyable series!"--Livia J. Washburn, bestselling author of Black and Blueberry Die "Cute and cuddly on the outside, murder and mayhem on the inside--I love this book!!! Totally adorable."--Duffy Brown, bestselling author of Braking for Bodies
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 140 x 208 x 20mm | 277g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1496709632
  • 9781496709639
  • 684,722

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Praise for Meg Macy's Shamelessly Adorable Teddy Bear mysteries: "You'll fall in love with this delightful debut mystery." --Victoria Thompson, bestselling author of the Gaslight Mysteries

Teddy bears​,​ quaint shops​, ​and murder! Bearly Departed is​ stuffed with everything cozy mystery readers crave. --Leigh Perry, author of The Family Skeleton Series "Cute and cuddly on the outside, murder and mayhem on the inside--I love this book!!! Totally adorable."--Duffy Brown, bestselling author of the Cycle Path Mysteries "When the summer heat gets too oppressive, grab the second book in Macy's delightful Teddy Bear Mystery series -- you'll be transported to small-town Michigan in the fall! The clever use of the teddy bear theme all over town adds to the cozy atmosphere of the book... Well plotted and nicely paced. -RT Reviews From the first line to the finale, I was immersed in all facets of this multi-plot drama. -Dru's Book Musings

I was kept guessing until the final suspenseful reveal. I loved the first adorable book and I was more than delighted with this second installment in the series! -Cinnamon Sugar and a Little Bit of Murder Reviews

Those pages were really flying and so much was happening, there was no way I was going to put this book down until I reached the end. By the way, I was wrong and surprised by the ending. I loved it! -Dollycas Reviews This second book in the series doesn't disappoint... I loved the cuddly nature of the story and the theme of OktoBear Fest. Made me wish I truly lived in a small town with fun activities like this. -A Cup of Tea and a Cozy Mystery
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I would be thrilled to recommend this book to all mystery fans, I say buy it now and read it in the fall! A five star hit and I can't wait for the next! -Bibliophile Reviews

Order a pizza, blow off dinner, and get lost in this book. -A Cozy Experience

I am looking forward to visiting Silver Hollow again, not only because Ms. Macy is such a talented writer, but because I love teddy bears as much as I love cozy mysteries. -Melina's Book Blog
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About Meg Macy

Meg Macy is an award-winning author and artist. She writes several genres, sometimes blended, using different pseudonyms. She is one-half of the writing team of D.E. Ireland, authors of the Eliza and Henry Higgins Mystery series (St. Martin/Minotaur), the first of which, Wouldn't It Be Deadly, was nominated for a 2014 Agatha Award. Her first book, Double Crossing (writing as Meg Mims), won the 2012 Spur Award for Best First Novel from the Western Writers of America and was named a Finalist in the Best Books of 2012 from USA Book News for Fiction: Western. Two of her contemporary romance novellas were Amazon Kindle bestsellers. Born and raised in Michigan, Meg lives with her husband, a "Make My Day" white Malti-poo, and a rescue Lhasa Apso. Her artistic work is in watercolor, acrylic, and pen/ink media. She loves classic movies, cartoon strips, clocks, and cookies. Visit the author online at megmacy.com, Facebook.com/MegMacyTeddyBearCozies/, twitter.com/megmims, and pinterest.com/meg_macy.
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Rating details

479 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 27% (130)
4 38% (180)
3 26% (123)
2 8% (36)
1 2% (10)
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