A Body In The Backyard (A Myrtle Clover Mystery) by Elizabeth Spann Craig

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Publication Date:October 28, 2012

It’s just an ordinary day for octogenarian sleuth Myrtle Clover—until her yardman discovers a dead body planted in her backyard. This death isn’t cut and dried—the victim was bashed in the head with one of Myrtle’s garden gnomes.
Myrtle’s friend Miles recognizes the body and identifies him as Charles Clayborne… reluctantly admitting he’s a cousin. Charles wasn’t the sort of relative you bragged about—he was a garden variety sleaze, which is very likely why he ended up murdered. As Myrtle starts digging up dirt to nip the killings in the bud, someone’s focused on scaring her off the case. Myrtle vows to find the murderer…before she’s pushing up daisies, herself.
 
Review –
This was the first book in this series that I have read and while I enjoyed it I probably will not read any others.  There was nothing to really make the book stand out.  The story was  good and  the viewpoint of an elderly person is different but not different enough to make me want to invest in others in the series.
 
 
 

 

 

 

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