The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies

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Berkley Prime Crime, 2011 - Fiction - 288 pages
7 Reviews
A brand-new mystery in the "exceptional" (Booklist) series by the national bestselling author.

Rumors are sprouting in Depression-era Darling, Alabama. The town's newest visitors, Nona Jean Jamison and Miss Lake, may be the Naughty and Nice Sisters from the Ziegfeld Frolic, who specialize in dancing nearly naked.

The Dahlias suspect more than modesty when Nona denies her association. They'll have to dig through clues to get to the root of the mystery...

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User Review  - lhaines56 - LibraryThing

Slow start but picked up. Naked Ladies are flowers but also refers to women of the 20s who danced in Chicago--like flappers. Very good mystery Read full review

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User Review  - yoder - LibraryThing

This is the second in The Darling Dahlias series. I really enjoy all of Susan's books and don't think I could put one ahead of the others. It's 1930 and the residents of Darling, Ala. are still ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Susan Wittig Albert grew up on a farm in Illinois and earned her Ph.D. at the University of California at Berkeley. A former professor of English and a university administrator and vice president, she is the author of the China Bayles Mysteries, the Darling Dahlias Mysteries, and the Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter. Some of her recent titles include Widow's Tears, Cat's Claw, The Darling Dahlias and the Confederate Rose, and The Tale of Castle Cottage. She and her husband, Bill, coauthor a series of Victorian-Edwardian mysteries under the name Robin Paige, which includes such titles as Death at Glamis Castle and Death at Whitechapel.

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