Murder of a Smart Cookie

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Signet, 2005 - Fiction - 260 pages
18 Reviews
Yard sales can bring out the worst in people. So when Scumble River school psychologist Skye Denison organizes a 100-mile yard sale, otherwise neighborly folk get downright nasty: her own mother creams a woman, and a battle of the sexes breaks out. But when her former boss is found murdered, nobody knows for sure how this cookie will crumble.

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Review: Murder of a Smart Cookie (A Scumble River Mystery #7)

User Review  - Shirley Worley - Goodreads

After getting fired from her job, Skye takes over as city coordinator for the area's largest garage sale that covers over a hundred miles and lasts for nine days. Whew! In between passing inspections ... Read full review

Review: Murder of a Smart Cookie (A Scumble River Mystery #7)

User Review  - Diana Gotsch - Goodreads

I wonder why some writers can make the standard cozy plots work and others can't. This series contains many of the cozy standbys. Small town filled with quirky residents. An intelligent female main ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Denise Swanson worked as a school psychologist for more than twenty-two years. She lives in Illinois with her husband, Dave, who is a classical music composer, and their cool black cat, Boomerang. For more information, visit her website:

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