Dead Dancing Women

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Llewellyn Publications, Dec 1, 2011 - Fiction - 384 pages
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Escaping the city, and her coed-chasing ex-husband, part-time journalist and full-time failed mystery writer Emily Kincaid has moved into a cozy cabin nestled in the woods of northern Michigan. Emily spends her days writing for the local newspaper and crafting her latest forgettable novel. Then one morning her quiet life turns grisly when a severed head tumbles out of her garbage can.

The victim belonged to the Women of the Moon, a group of old ladies who sing and dance around a bonfire in the woods late at night. The members claim it's just a harmless act in praise of mother earth, but certain townspeople don't see it that way. Now, one by one, the women are turning up dead.

Between hosting her ex and his female "assistant," reluctantly raising a rambunctious new puppy, and forming an uneasy alliance with the fractious Deputy Dolly, can Emily put an end to the killings -- and somehow preserve her sanity?

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Review: Dead Dancing Women (An Emily Kincaid Mystery #1)

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I found this book at the library. They were promoting it because the author is local and she will be signing books at a local restaurant in a week. The book is set in the semi-fictional town of ... Read full review

Review: Dead Dancing Women (An Emily Kincaid Mystery #1)

User Review  - Linda Heim-barger - Goodreads

I originally picked up this book because I thought it took place in the UP, however it took place near Traverse City. But other than that it was a good story that kept you guessing until the end and full of quirky characters. I will definitely read more books in this series. Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli (Michigan) is a writing instructor at Northwestern Michigan College. She is the author of novels, short stories, articles, and essays. Her work has appeared in numerous publications and anthologies. Buzzelli is a member of the Mystery Writers of America.

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