Fool's Puzzle

Fool's Puzzle

Book - 1995
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Leaving behind memories of her late husband, Benni's making a fresh start... Moving to the trendy California town of San Celina, she takes an exciting new job as director of a folk-art museum. While setting up an exhibit of handmade quilts, she stumbles upon the body of a brutally stabbed artist--and hopes to conduct an investigation on her own. She crosses paths with the local police chief, who thinks this short and sassy cowgirl should leave detecting to the cops and join him for dinner. But it's hard to keep a country girl down, and soon Benni uncovers an alarming pattern of family secrets, small-town lies--and the shocking truth about the night her husband died...
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 1995, c1994
ISBN: 9780425145456
042514545X
Characteristics: 237 p. ; 18 cm

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LauraSteinert
Jul 06, 2016

How could a book written in 1994 seem dated? It does, tho. Apparently L.L. Barrett thought so too when she used the setting, plots, and characters to develop her _Crafty Killing_ series. At least she dropped the "wisecracking" aspect of the heroine, who in 2016 just comes off as a 30 year old woman who thinks she has the right to act 12 when confronted with resistance. I still enjoyed the story and watching where Fowler and Barrett diverge in handling their characters. This is a long series, and I am planning to read it all. Don't let my English teacher critique stop you from enjoying the fun.

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reginaab
Dec 13, 2015

I couldn't get into this story. Frazzled widow with family issues and a sexist brother in law. Not good.

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Shelley51
Nov 07, 2012

Good mystery. Kept my attention. I want to read more by this author!

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nancie
Jan 19, 2010

I really enjoyed this book - I love mysteries and this book had mystery, love story and a surprising ending. I would recommend it.

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