Peanut Butter Murders

Peanut Butter Murders

3.82 (46 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

List price: US$29.95

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

"Those madcap septuagenarians from Camden-sur-Mer are at it again. Miss Sawyer is on to something good, fresh and charming" - (Atlanta Journal)...Such praise greeted the previous adventures of those intrepid not-so-over-the-hill sleuths Angela Benbow and Caledonia Wingate. Now the ladies are back in The Peanut Butter Murders, investigating the death of a new neighbor, Alexander Lightfoot, who fell or was pushed into the path of an oncoming train. At fifty the victim was a bit too young for the posh retirement community of Camden-sur-Mer, where Angela and Caledonia reside, but his fiancee, Edna Ferrier, a tad older by fifteen years, is their neighbor. Angela and Caledonia begin by interrogating the grieving Edna and her overprotective brother-in-law, and are soon disrupting the well-ordered life of their old friend Lt. Martinez of the San Diego Sheriff's office. A second murder confirms their suspicions that a killer is loose in Camden, but Angela and Caledonia find more than they bargained for when they uncover Lightfoot's criminal past and its surprising links to Camden-sur-Mer.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 334 pages
  • 154.9 x 215.9 x 27.9mm | 430.92g
  • Center Point
  • Thorndike, ME, United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • 1585477621
  • 9781585477623

Flap copy

The dead man was a mere fifty, too young to have much in common with the well-heeled oldsters at the beautiful Camden-sur-Mer retirement community in southern California. His death looks like an accident, but when those ever-alert senior sleuths Angela Benbow and Caledonia Wingate discover that he was courting one of their neighbors, they can't help hoping they'll luck into a nice murder investigation. A second murder confirms their suspicions that a dangerous killer is on the loose. But between Angela's shameless curiousity and Caledonia's blitzkrieg, a mere murderer hasn't a chance. Unless he can eliminate them, too. . . .show more

Review quote

"Sawyer writes with wit, taste, humor and wisdom, and her plotting is impeccable."-- The Drood Review of Mystery "At last, there is something new and different in a murder mystery!" -- Winston-Salem Journalshow more

Rating details

46 ratings
3.82 out of 5 stars
5 30% (14)
4 30% (14)
3 33% (15)
2 4% (2)
1 2% (1)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X