Hocus Croakus (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Feb 27, 2007 - Fiction - 384 pages
12 Reviews

With major renovations going on at Seattle′s favourite B\′9126B, Mary Daheim moves Judith, Renie and the rest of the unforgettable clan to temporary lodgings at a casino resort. But when a magic show results in murder, Judith and Joe are on the job.

Mystery maven Mary Daheim serves up murder and mayhem in this tale of a vacation gone awry at the Stillasnowamish Resort Casino. After being forced out of the B\′9126B by post-fire renovations, Judith and Renie pack up the family and settle in for the duration. As if bickering from the two mothers wasn′t enough hassle, the group discovers Salome, the resort magician′s beautiful assistant they′d seen perform only hours earlier, dead from multiple stab wounds. While Judith can′t help but snoop around, her husband Joe is officially recruited to investigate by the casino manager. The chase is on as suspect after suspect emerges leaving Judith and Joe to answer the crucial, yet baffling question䶨o′s the real casino killer?

  

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Review: Hocus Croakus (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #19)

User Review  - Joy - Goodreads

At halfway through I decided most of the characters were too obnoxious for me to finish the book. I flipped through the ending and felt that was obnoxious too. My sampling of Mary Daheim didn't work out well. Read full review

Review: Hocus Croakus (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries #19)

User Review  - Betty - Goodreads

Good read. Nothing earth shattering but a pleasant easy storyline. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
18
Section 3
37
Section 4
59
Section 5
75
Section 6
91
Section 7
109
Section 8
130
Section 13
209
Section 14
221
Section 15
241
Section 16
261
Section 17
276
Section 18
287
Section 19
302
Section 20
317

Section 9
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Section 10
163
Section 11
176
Section 12
193
Section 21
331
Section 22
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Section 23
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Page 87 - Emily was interrupted by the opening of the door and the appearance of the man Judith recognized as Inga Polson's companion at the Flynns's usurped cabaret table.

About the author (2007)

Mary Richardson Daheim is a Seattle native with a communications degree from the University of Washington. Realizing at an early age that getting published in books with real covers might elude her for years, she worked on daily newspapers and in public relations to help avoid her creditors. She lives in her hometown in a century-old house not unlike Hillside Manor, except for the body count. Daheim is also the author of the Alpine mystery series and the mother of three daughters.

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