No Mallets Intended

No Mallets Intended

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TO THE MANOR DEAD The Queensville Heritage Society is restoring the once-grand Dumpe Manor. While Dumpe relatives and society members use the occasion to dust off old grudges, Jaymie Leighton prefers to adorn the kitchen with authentic Depression Era furnishings. A collection of vintage wooden mallets found in the house is a perfect addition to her display, but one also offers a late-night intruder the perfect weapon to knock Jaymie unconscious before escaping. Though the attack has everyone on edge, nothing is missing from the house. Perhaps it was merely a vagrant who thought the place was still abandoned. But when Dumpe Manor's resident historian is murdered with a mallet from the same collection, it's time for Jaymie to turn up the heat on the investigation before someone else becomes history. Includes recipes!
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Product details

  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 104 x 170 x 23mm | 136g
  • English
  • 0425271390
  • 9780425271391
  • 478,563

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Praise for the Vintage Kitchen Mysteries "A chilling whodunit."--Richmond Times-Dispatch "Jaymie is a great character . . . She is inquisitive and full of surprises . . . I'm giving this one 5 out of 5 apples from my book bag!"--Debbie's Book Bag "Well-plotted with several unexpected twists and more developed characters."--The Mystery Reader
"Smartly written and successfully plotted."--Library Journal
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About Victoria Hamilton

As Victoria Hamilton, Donna Lee Simpson is the national bestselling author of the Vintage Kitchen Mysteries as well as the Merry Muffin Mysteries and is also a collector of vintage cookware and recipes.
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Rating details

595 ratings
3.92 out of 5 stars
5 28% (164)
4 42% (250)
3 26% (157)
2 3% (18)
1 1% (6)
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