Rest in Pieces

by Rita Mae Brown | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0553562398 Global Overview for this book
Registered by cyber-librarian of Antioch, Illinois USA on 3/28/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by cyber-librarian from Antioch, Illinois USA on Sunday, March 28, 2004
I bought this yesterday at Friends of Lake Villa Library used book sale for a quarter.

c. 1992 -- 347 pages -- Paperback -- #2 in the Mrs. Murphy Mystery -- written with Sneaky Pie Brown -- Illustrations by Wendy Wray

Back Cover: Mrs. Murphy thinks the new man in town is the cat's meow. Maybe she should think again.

Small towns don't take kindly to strangers -- unless the stranger happens to be a drop-dead gorgeous and seemingly unattached male. When Blair Bainbride comes to Crozet, VA, the local matchmakers lose no time in declaring him perfect for their newly divorced postmistress, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen. Even Harry's tiger cat, Mrs. Murphy, and her Welsh Corgi, Tee Tucker, believe he smells A-okay. Could his one little imperfection be that he's a killer?

Blair becomes the most likely suspect when the pieces of a dismembered corpse begin turning up around Crozet. No one knows who the dead man is, but when a grisly clue makes a spectacular appearance in the middle of the fall festivities, more than an early winter snow begins chilling the blood of Crozet's very best people.

That's when Mrs. Murphy, her friend Tucker, and her human companion Harry begin to sort through the clues ... only to find themselves a whisker away from becoming the killer's next victims.

Offered on "Another purr-r-fect" book relay on 4/22.

Released on Tuesday, May 04, 2004 at book relay in Mailed to fellow bookcrosser, Postal Release Controlled Releases.

I'm mailing this today to midwinter in AZ ... as part of a book relay.

Journal Entry 3 by midwinter from Tucson, Arizona USA on Saturday, May 15, 2004
Came in yesterday's mail. My mom's got first dibs on it, and I'll be sure to pry a journal entry out of her before either reading it myself, or passing on to another BCer. Thanks for sharing cyber-librarian! :)

Journal Entry 4 by midwinter from Tucson, Arizona USA on Sunday, June 27, 2004
I'm not going to have time to read this, but my mom did and she *loved* it! Another fabulous Mrs. Murphy mystery from Rita Mae and Sneaky Pie Brown. I'm a cat lover, and corgis are my favorite dog breed, so these books are extra special.

Offering up on Book Relay...

Journal Entry 5 by midwinter from Tucson, Arizona USA on Tuesday, June 29, 2004
off to thechinasourcer in today's mail!

Journal Entry 6 by ChinaSourcer from Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Saturday, August 21, 2004
Received in the post today, many thanks. Great postcard too!

Journal Entry 7 by ChinaSourcer from Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Thursday, October 07, 2004
Another excellent Mrs. Murphy mystery.

Journal Entry 8 by ChinaSourcer from Norwich, Norfolk United Kingdom on Friday, March 11, 2005
Taken from the BookRelay by Dani75 and posted today.

Journal Entry 9 by Dani75 from Rudersberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Monday, March 21, 2005
Received on Friday. Thanks a lot, ChinaSourcer!

Journal Entry 10 by Dani75 from Rudersberg, Baden-Württemberg Germany on Monday, May 01, 2006
As all the other books in this series this was so much fun to read! I just love the Mrs. Murphy Mysteries.

Released 15 yrs ago (5/2/2006 UTC) at RABCK in -- Per Post geschickt/ Persönlich weitergegeben --, Baden-Württemberg Germany

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Found this title on Annelis´ wishlist. Mailed to Finland today!

Journal Entry 12 by Annelis from Kerava, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Thursday, May 04, 2006
It was fast! The book arrived already. I'll read it in near future. Thank you very much, Dani75!

Journal Entry 13 by Annelis at Kerava, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Sunday, February 13, 2011
Ohoh, this book has been hiding behind other books on my bookshelf by far too long! Now it is the time to start reading it. Especially as I just read the first book of this series and I know one who is wishing to read this too.

I remember being a bit confused about cats and dog and other animal talking to each other when I read the first of these books. It was not the first in the series. Anyway it does not bother me at all anymore. On the contrary, I enjoy the animals - even Flatface!

This is my # 26 (100) in
"REDUCE MOUNT TBR 2011" Challenge arranged by Dove-i-Libri.

This is my # 26 in
"KEEP THEM MOVING 2011" Challenge arranged by Booklady331.

Journal Entry 14 by wingChaniawing at Kokkola, Keski-Pohjanmaa / Mellersta Österbotten Finland on Monday, February 21, 2011
Thanks Annelis, so much!

Journal Entry 15 by wingChaniawing at Kokkola, Keski-Pohjanmaa / Mellersta Österbotten Finland on Friday, July 15, 2011
Second book of the series. I liked this much more than the first one, probably because the characters were more familiar now. Also the story was somehow more exciting than the first one. I am going to read more of these books when I can get them :) And sending this to hippolein now.

Journal Entry 16 by winghippoleinwing at Helsinki, Uusimaa / Nyland Finland on Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Thank you very much, the books arrived safely in Helsinki today (poor person that delivers our mail these days...).
Now remember to read the other book first ...

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