Too Late for Angels

Too Late for Angels

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Life in Stone's Throw, South Carolina is usually very quiet, but when a childlike old woman calling herself Shirley shows up on Lucy's doorstep looking for her mama, the little town is turned on its head. Lucy and her friend Ellis suspect that the woman could be Ellis's cousin who disappeared more than fifty years ago. But before they can find out, the woman/child disappears--and a local woman is found dead. Luckily, guardian angel Augusta Goodnight shows up to calm Lucy's nerves (with a basket of strawberry muffins)--not a moment too soon, because Shirley has been found dead behind the Methodist church, and Ellis is the number-one suspect! The Thursday Morning Literary Society (which now meets on Monday afternoons) must use their heads--and a little bit of home cooking--to solve the more

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  • Hardback | 335 pages
  • 149.86 x 218.44 x 27.94mm | 476.27g
  • Center Point
  • United States
  • English
  • Large type / large print
  • large type edition
  • 1585476463
  • 9781585476466

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"Ballard's inspiring series, featuring guardian angel Augusta Goodnight, deserves a golden halo." - Carolyn Hart "Augusta has got to be one of the cleverest and wittiest angels ever to grace a cozy mystery!" - "Baldwin [Kansas] Ledger "Ballard's warmth and compassion for her characters make this series a must for readers who like their mysteries on the cozy side." - "Publishers Weekly "A charming, oftentimes whimsical small-town angelic cozy starring characters that are so delightful and amusing, readers will want to finish the book in one sitting." - "Midwest Book Review on "The Angel Whispered Danger "A true cozy with an added heavenly element." - "Mystery News on "The Angel Whispered Danger "A heartwarming cozy with the right mix of wacky characters and small-town charm." - "Southern Scribe on "Shadow of an Angel "Keeps you reading with an offbeat succession of small-town characters and Augusta's quirky warmth." - "The Charlotte Observer on "An Angel To Die For "Light, bouncy prose, small-town Southern perspective and characters, and a most fetching angel make this first volume . . . a real charmer." - "Library Journal on "Angel at Troublesome Creekshow more

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120 ratings
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4 31% (37)
3 32% (39)
2 11% (13)
1 1% (1)
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