[Reading] ➶ The Desert Hedge Murders ➽ Patricia Stoltey – Lalaweek.us

The Desert Hedge Murders A Body In A Bathtub Is The Last Thing Sylvia Thorn Expects Her Mother S Travel Club To Find When They Check Into Their Laughlin, Nevada Hotel Rooms.The Florida Flippers, Named For Their Long Standing Support Of The Miami Dolphins, Scatter Like Dandelion Fluff, Intent On Investigating A Murder Case To Which They Have No Apparent Connection From The Elderly Wannabe Cowgirl With Wild Red Hair To The Caustic Tongued Volunteer Park Ranger In Orthopedic Hiking Boots, The Florida Flippers Keep Sylvia On Her Toes As She Does A Little Sleuthing Of Her Own.But When The Laughlin Detectives Want To Interview The Flippers, One Of The Elder Travelers And Her Rental Car Are Nowhere To Be Found The Tour Group Soon Makes A Grim Discovery At The Lone Cactus Gold Mine Near Oatman, Arizona, And Sylvia Realizes There May Be A Connection Between Her Mother S Club And The Body In The Tub After All To Add To The Confusion, And Sylvia S Internal Turmoil, The Handsome And Much Younger FBI Agent, Who Tormented Her In So Many Ways In Florida, Is Now In Laughlin Showing Intense Interest In Her Group S Activities.Soon Sylvia S Brother, Reluctant Clairvoyant Willie Grisseljon, Senses Trouble Unable To Contact His Mother By Phone, And Prompted By His Father Who Is Equally Alarmed, Willie Abruptly Abandons His Bachelor Weekend In Florida And Impulsively, With Dad At His Side, Flies To The Rescue Willie Soon Wishes Someone Would Rescue Him Instead.The Desert Hedge Murders Is A Tangle Of Puzzling Events That Seem To Have No Connection Until Sylvia And The Florida Flippers Stir Up So Much Trouble That Laughlin Detectives, The Mohave County Sheriff, And The FBI Are Forced To Work Together To Reveal The Missing Pieces.

[Reading] ➶ The Desert Hedge Murders  ➽ Patricia Stoltey – Lalaweek.us
  • Hardcover
  • 277 pages
  • The Desert Hedge Murders
  • Patricia Stoltey
  • English
  • 21 October 2018
  • 9781594147852

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➶ The Desert Hedge Murders ➽ Patricia Stoltey – Lalaweek.us


  1. says:

    For ex FBI employee and retired circuit court judge Sylvia Thorn, a trip from Florida to Laughlin, Nevada should be a celebrated vacation filled with memories and pictures of good friends and fun times Sylvia is accompanying a group called the Florida Flippers named after their favorite sports team, the Miami Dolphins which includes her mother and six other members.However, events take an immediate turn for the worse when a corpse is found in the hotel bathroom of two members, Sandra and Patsy Patsy is the newest member of the group and no one except Sandra knows anything about her Then, Sandra disappears.During an excursion to a deserted gold mine, Sylvia and the Flippers come upon Sandra s body hanging over a deep, dark shaft Not knowing if she is alive or dead, the tour guides try to reach the body, only to see it plunge into the seemingly bottomless crevice.The intrigue mounts as Sylvia discovers Sandra s unscrupulous husband is operating a hedge fund Ponzi scheme and the Flippers had invested in the fund Then it is revealed to her an organized crime boss she previously tried is also involved.The story also contains an FBI special agent who is as p...


  2. says:

    I quite liked that the main characters in this book were a little bit older than those in most mysteries I have to say, it ALWAYS bothers me when I m reading a book and the narrative flip flops between characters with no warning and for no good reason Each and every time i...


  3. says:

    First Line I barely had time to slide my hotel key card into the slot before a loud crash, thud, and clatter set my heart racing.Former Miami judge Sylvia Thorn s heart should be racing She let herself be railroaded into accompanying her mother s seniors group, the Florida Flippers, to a weekend of fun in Laughlin, Nevada, and Oatman, Arizona, and they haven t even settled into their hotel rooms before a body is found in one of them.The seventy and eighty somethings are excited because of the body found in Sarah Pringle s bathtub, and they re all set to investigate the murder That first night all the Flippers run around the casino asking questions while Sylvia has the feeling that Sandra and her roommate Patsy know than they re letting on Sure enough, next morning finds Sandra missing And speaking of feelings, Sylvia s brother Willie is in Florida, and he can feel that his sister s in trouble Nothing doing but he and their father hop the next flight out The stage is now set for all kinds of goings on.Sylvia and the Flippers go to Oatman, Arizona By this time, Sylvia realizes that she s signed on to herd excited cats When their tour of a nearby gold mine is ruined by a grisly discovery, th...


  4. says:

    Library recallto be continued

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