Cockatiels at Seven
Itís time for more outrageous and feathered fun†in the award-winning, laugh-out-loud Meg Langslow series.
When her old friend Karen drops by with two-year-old son Timmy, Meg Langslow reluctantly agrees to babysit ďjust for a little while.Ē But when nightfall comes, the toddler is still in residence and Karen isnít answering any phone calls. Meg decides she must find out whatís happening, so the next morning, with Timmy in tow, she retraces her friendís footsteps---and begins to suspect that Karenís disappearance is tied to at least one serious crime. Has Karen been killed or kidnapped? Is she on the run from the bad guys? Or is she one of the bad guys? The police donít seem to care, so Meg once again plays sleuth---this time with a toddler as her sidekick.
As usual, Megís extended family adds to the complications in her life. What covert animal welfare project are Dad and the curmudgeonly zoologist Dr. Montgomery Blake working on---and will Meg have to make another late-night trip to bail them out of jail? Why does Megís brother keep disappearing---is he merely trying to avoid babysitting, or is he involved in something more mysterious? Will taking care of Timmy dampen newly married Meg and Michaelís enthusiasm for starting a family of their own? And are any of Megís relatives reliable enough to be trusted with a two-year-old---especially a two-year-old whose whereabouts might be of interest to some very dangerous people?
Donna Andrews once again proves her skill as one of the funniest, most entertaining mystery authors around.
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Review: Cockatiels at Seven (Meg Langslow #9)User Review - Jmlwallis - Goodreads
Good book. I liked the amount she knew about children. The mystery was great. Surprise ending. Read full review
Review: Cockatiels at Seven (Meg Langslow #9)User Review - Jessie Cumpson - Goodreads
Pretty good book. Starts out slow but picks up later on. A mystery kept me interested. About a kid being left at an acquaintance the mother new about 2 years. Easy read. I don't want to give away to much about the book. I usually do not read much mystery but I might try more by this author. Read full review