All the Pretty Hearses: Book summary and reviews of All the Pretty Hearses by Mary Daheim

All the Pretty Hearses

A Bed-and-Breakfast Mystery

by Mary Daheim

All the Pretty Hearses by Mary Daheim
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  • Published in USA  Aug 2011
    288 pages
    Genre: Noir

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Cormac McCarthy has nothing on Mary Daheim - whose fabulous Bed-and-Breakfast mysteries win hands down when it comes to outrageous zaniness. In All the Pretty Hearses, Daheim, "the reigning queen of the cozies" (Portland Oregonian), embroils Hillside Manor hostess Judith McMonigle Flynn in a lethal case of insurance fraud and mystery meat gone bad, in the twenty-sixth installment of the hilarious, New York Times bestselling cozy mystery series that remains as fresh and funny as the very first.

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"Series fans will cheer as Judith sorts everything out with her usual combination of humor and exasperation." - Publishers Weekly

"Combines charm with chaos at a consistently polished level." - Kirkus Reviews

"Daheim brings lots of humor into her strong twenty-sixth mystery." - Booklist

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Mary Daheim Author Biography

Seattle native Mary Richardson Daheim lives three miles from the house where she was raised. From her dining nook she can see the maple tree in front of her childhood home. Mary isn't one for change when it comes to geography. Upon getting her journalism degree from the University of Washington (she can see the campus from the dining nook, too), she went to work for a newspaper in Anacortes WA. Then, after her marriage to David Daheim, his first college teaching post was in Port Angeles where she became a reporter for the local daily. Both tours of small-town duty gave her the background for the Alpine/Emma Lord series.

Mary spent much of her non-fiction career in public relations (some would say PR is fiction, too). But ever since she learned how to read and write, Mary wanted to...

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