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Antiques maul: Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery Series, Book 2

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As autumn splashes colour across the small Mississippi River town of Serenity, newly divorced Brandy Borne is on the brink of going crazy after her ever-impossible mother quits the local theatre group. She comes up with a brilliant idea for preserving her sanity and keeping Mother busy: open their own booth at the new antiques mall in town. But they are about to cross paths with a killer... Brandy, along with Sushi, her spoiled Shih Tzu, pays a visit to the town's Chief of Police to ask about federal auctions of confiscated goods, alittle-known source of great antiques and collectibles. Her buys at her first auction in Rockford, Illinois turn out to be a success. On the other hand, her first visit from ten-year-old son Jake, who has been living with his father, turns out to be a challenge. While Halloween looms large on the horizon, things turn grim when a body is found at the antiques mall. Tothe cops, the case seems pretty clear cut: the victim's dog, the normally good-natured Brad Pit Bull, mauled its owner to death. But Brandy knows her canines, and this dog has definitely been framed. Brandy and Mother are soon snooping into nooks, crannies, and cubby holes while stepping on assorted toes. As All Hallow's Eve shenanigans grow increasingly frightening, true terror unmasks itself when Jacobgoes missing. Is his disappearance just a childish prank? Or are sinister forces bubble-bubble-toiling trouble in Serenity?Now Brandy and her over-the-top mom are on the hunt to find Jake before a devious killer mauls again...
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"Charming . . . a laugh-out-loud funny mystery." —Romantic Times (4 stars)
Halloween may be a time of treats, but for Brandy Borne, there's nothing trickier than keeping her batty mom out of mischief. Opening a booth at the Serenity antiques mall seems like a frightfully sensible solution—until a corpse turns up between the cornucopia and the candy corn. Local law scares up a suspect in the victim's dog, Brad Pit Bull. But Brandy and Mother see through the killer's clever canine masquerade. Their mission: unmask a murderer—before the witching hour comes, and he mauls again.
Don't Miss Brandy Borne's Tips On Antiques–And A New Recipe!
Praise for Barbara Allan and the Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery Series. . .
"A humorous cozy that teems with quirky characters." —Booklist
"A sure-fire winner." —Publishers Weekly
"One of the funniest cozy series going." —Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
"You'll laugh out loud." —Mystery Scene
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subject_facet Antique dealers -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, American, Murder -- Fiction
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