USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Haines will once again delight readers with Charmed Bones , the next sparkling Sarah Booth Delaney mystery.
Zinnia, Mississippi is rife with quirky characters, but the arrival of three sister witches--and their intention to open a Wiccan boarding school--sets the small town on its ear. And bodies begin to accumulate as a result. Faith, Hope, and Charity Harrington are sexy and smart. They're setting up their boarding school in an old dairy--a piece of property with tremendous development potential. And they're standing in the way of "progress," according to some in the town.
When young Corey Fontana goes missing, Delaney Detective Agency is hired to find the youth--who's well known as a local hooligan. His mother, Kitten Fontana, who is married to the kind of land development, believes the witches have abducted her son and makes no bones about it. She's willing to pay hard cash to find her son, especially if she can implicate the witches in his disappearance.
When Sarah Booth Delaney and her partner, Tinkie Richmond, find Corey, unharmed, it is only the beginning of a series of events that include midnight dances under a full moon, love potions, and murder. Are the sister witches criminals... or victims? Do they truly have magical powers, as they claim? Sarah Booth and Tinkie must find the answer before more people are harmed.
Delaney, Sarah Booth (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mississippi -- Fiction
Murder -- Fiction
Private investigators -- Fiction
Wiccans -- Fiction
Women private investigators
Women private investigators -- Mississippi -- Fiction
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|display_description||"The next charming mystery from Carolyn Haines featuring spunky southern private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney. Private detective Sarah Booth Delaney doesn't quite know what to expect when she's urgently called to a school board meeting for Sunflower County, Mississippi. But she certainly wasn't expecting this: three Wiccan sisters are in the midst of a showdown with the Board of Education. They want to open a Wiccan school in Zinnia, Mississippi, and the conservative town vows to do anything necessary to stop them from opening their school. Sarah Booth and her partner in the detective agency, Tinkie Bellcase, are quickly enlisted to investigate the Wiccan sisters' real reasons for coming to town. Sarah Booth learns the sisters have rented a manor house and land from a reclusive local artist, Trevor Musgrove. But the case takes on a far more serious tone when Trevor Musgrove is found dead, and all evidence seems to point directly at the witch sisters"-- Three Wiccan sisters are in the midst of a showdown with the Sunflower County Board of Education. They want to open a Wiccan school in Zinnia, Mississippi, and the conservative town vows to do anything necessary to stop them from opening their school. Sarah Booth and her partner in the detective agency, Tinkie Bellcase, are enlisted to investigate the Wiccan sisters' real reasons for coming to town. The trio rented a manor house and land from a reclusive local artist, Trevor Musgrove. When Trevor Musgrove is found dead, all evidence seems to point directly at the sisters. -- adapted from publisher info.|
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|record_details||ils:.b1503737x|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Minotaur Books,|2018.|357 pages ; 22 cm.|
|series||Mississippi Delta mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Mississippi Delta mysteries|18|
|subject_facet||Delaney, Sarah Booth (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery fiction, Mississippi -- Fiction, Murder -- Fiction, Mystery fiction, Private investigators -- Fiction, Wiccans -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- Mississippi -- Fiction|
|title_full||Charmed bones / Carolyn Haines|
|topic_facet||Delaney, Sarah Booth (Fictitious character), Murder, Private investigators, Wiccans, Women private investigators|