Mama Stalks the Past

Mama Stalks the Past

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Mama's name is Grace, but folks call her Candi because of a golden-brown complexion that puts you in mind of candied sweet potatoes. Mama makes her living as a case manager for Social Services, but her talent for cooking up the best food in Otis, South Carolina, is well known. When things weren't working out for me in Atlanta, Mama suggested I come home. I soon knew I'd made the right decision when I found Nat Mixon on Mama's doorstep threatening to tell the whole town that Mama stole his inheritance. It seems that Nat's mother and Mama's neighbor, spiteful recluse Hannah Mixon, had just died and left a will naming Mama as her beneficiary - yet Mama had never spoken to the woman!Everybody in Otis knew Nat was one can short of a six-pack, but he was built like a tank and threatening Mama's reputation, which to Mama is as bad as threatening her life.When it turned out the bequest was 250 acres of land, and Miss Hannah had died of poisoning, a big drama was under way in a small town where inherited property is more valuable than gold.Mama couldn't see her reputation ruined - she had to discover why Hannah had left her the property and why the old woman had been murdered. And maybe that was exactly what Hannah Mixon expected her to do - why else had she left Mama a message to look for a missing envelope?In Mama Stalks the Past, Nora DeLoach offers up a suspenseful tale of how family ties snap like thread when a large inheritance attracts a brutal killer....show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 137.16 x 195.58 x 22.86mm | 294.83g
  • Bantam Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 0553106627
  • 9780553106626

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