Murder With Puffins
Winner of the St. Martin's Malice Domestic Award in 1997 for her first work Murder With Peacocks, Donna Andrews brings back her zany characters and disastrous events.In an attempt to get away from her family, Meg and her boyfriend go to a tiny island off the coast of Maine. What could have been a... show more
Winner of the St. Martin's Malice Domestic Award in 1997 for her first work Murder With Peacocks, Donna Andrews brings back her zany characters and disastrous events.In an attempt to get away from her family, Meg and her boyfriend go to a tiny island off the coast of Maine. What could have been a romantic getaway slowly turns into disaster. Once there, they are marooned by a hurricane and that is only the beginning of their problems. Meg and her boyfriend arrive at the house only to discover that Meg's parents and siblings, along with their spouses are all there. When a murder takes place, Meg realizes that she and her boyfriend can no longer sit by a cozy fireplace, but must instead tramp around the muddy island to keep try and clear her father who is the chief suspect.
Publish date: June 15th 2001
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Cozy Mystery
, Murder Mystery
Series: Meg Langslow (#2)
"Murder With Puffins" is an éclair of a book: light, sweet and quickly gone. In the first book, "Murder With Peacocks",Meg Langslow stumbled into solving a murder while trying to organise a series of family weddings. This time she has left the chaotic and overwhelming presence of her family behi...
I'll start with the books can be read out of order (I found it hard to find many when I got to that in the order, but read what I could get in whatever order I could). In book two, Meg and Michael are finding it hard to find time alone. If they go to where Michael is staying, a couch in another prof...
My word, I love this series. The writing, as I'll show at various points below, had me chuckling throughout my read. Having family that can come up with their own brand of...interesting, I get these people and Meg's positive and negative reactions to her family. I think most of us can. And this take...
Well, this one was indeed more focused on the mystery than the previous one and Meg certainly did more sleuthing herself. The author did up the amount of describing as well which helped with my mental picture and get into the story a bit more. I still have questions regarding characters such as why ...