Bloody Bonsai

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Thorndike Press, 1999 - Fiction - 359 pages
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James P. (Jim) Dandy, a grieving widower, could hardly believe he'd agreed to go to an Elderhostel to learn to grow and care for bonsai trees. He didn't feel up to meeting new people alone. But Jim went and he met some real corkers - artist Dodee Swisher who set his heart on fire; his gruff, ex-army-man roommate; a raven-haired gymnast who exercised on the balcony every morning. Any one of them could have rammed that bonsai tree into the chest of a motel employee, but the authorities were clearly focusing their attention on Jim and Dodee...

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Unable to generate enthusiasm for anything since his wife's death, retired physical therapist James P. Dandy has let his children cajole him into attending an Elderhostel at the Jersey shore. But the ... Read full review

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User Review  - wwjules - LibraryThing

James P. Dandy is a feisty hero. While I'm too young to relate to him, I sure like him! Good, basic mystery paperback. Read full review


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