Murder Passes the Buck
Deb Baker, 2011 - Bank robberies - 269 pages
It's finally spring in Stonely, Michigan. Gertie Johnson wants to concentrate on her budding romance withh George Erikson. Instead, the Escanaba bank is robbed while Gertie is standing in line and the robber is shot dead in a room full of witnesses. That would be the end of the story except for one important discovery. The money has disappeared right before everybody's eyes. Blaze, the local sheriff and Gertie's son, is recuperating from a near-fatal case of meningitis. No need to worry because Gertie and her crusty cohorts are hot on the trail of the turkey who stole the money. But all the clues p;oint in a direction that Gertie doesn't want to go.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ClicksClan - LibraryThing
Very funny, lots of funny little one-liners. A nice change after all the set texts I'd been reading before it. Didn't find Gertie hugely likeable, she was a bit of a batty old lady who got by on sheer ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - trishrope - LibraryThing
After her neighbor is shot in his hunting blind 66-year old Gertie Johnson, a widow living in the U.P. (Upper Peninsula) in Michigan forms an ad hoc investigation agency consisting of her man-hungry ... Read full review