Getting Old Is the Best Revenge

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Random House Publishing Group, Mar 28, 2006 - Fiction - 336 pages
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“NEVER TRUST ANYONE UNDER SEVENTY-FIVE!”

That’s the motto of the Gladdy Gold Detective Agency. Don’t laugh: having solved a case of serial murder, Gladdy and her eccentric neighbors are building their reputation between canasta games and pool exercises–hunting down everything from lost pocketbooks to missing octogenarians. And when a jealous woman sets them after her wayward husband, and a flasher strikes their retirement complex, two seemingly unrelated cases collide with a third: a series of dastardly murders targeting Florida’s wealthiest wives.

But when the girls win tickets for a luxury bingo cruise, they hit the jackpot. Because this ship is carrying not only Florida’s fiercest bingo competitors but also a killer–and it’s up to Gladdy and her friends to stop him before one of them becomes his next victim….


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Alas, my local library doesn't have Getting Old is the Best Revenge, so I had to wait until I could get the book through interlibrary loan. The large print edition is easier on my eyes than regular ... Read full review

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Alas, my local library doesn't have Getting Old is the Best Revenge, so I had to wait until I could get the book through interlibrary loan. The large print edition is easier on my eyes than regular ... Read full review

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Page 5 - We can't wait to get up in the morning and see what new adventure awaits us. Hey, we're the new "Old.

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After being widowed at a young age with three small children, Rita Lakin began an extensive writing career, which has included staff writing on television programs such as Peyton Place, Mod Squad, Dynasty, and Strong Medicine, as well as creating original series such as The Rookies. She has won an Edgar Allen Poe award for her screenwriting, as well as receiving several other award nominations, and her two original theatrical plays, No Language But a Cry and Saturday Night at Grossingers, are still being produced around the country.


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