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Shakespeare's Trollop

(The Fourth Lily Bard Mystery)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Minotaur

3.6
(8)

Language:English | Number of Pages: 288 | Format: Hardcover

Isbn-10: 0312262280 | Isbn-13: 9780312262280 | Publish date:  | Edition 1st ed

Also available as: Mass Market Paperback

Category: Fiction & Literature , Mystery & Thrillers , Romance

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Book Description
Welcome back to Shakespeare - a charming Arkansas town with endless back roads, an eclectic mix of residents, and a dollop of noir. Featuring cleaning woman/karate expert Lily Bard, Charlaine Harris's series puts a unique spin on the traditional cozy to create mysteries that "work on every level. The writing and plotting are first rate [and] Lily is appealing in her own prickly way" (Washington Times).In the latest installment, Lily discovers lifelong Shakespeare resident Deedra Dean murdered inside a car parked in a woodsy area outside town. Determined not to get involved, Lily wants to leave the police work to Sheriff Marta Schuster and her team of deputies, and concentrate on cleaning, high kicks, and her boyfriend Jack's impending visit. But when Deedra's notoriously promiscuous lifestyle provides an extensive list of suspects but very few clues, Lily has no choice but to resume the roll of amateur detective and join the investigation. In this fourth book in Charlaine Harris's highly acclaimed and darkly compelling series, Lily Bard delivers a hard-hitting mix of Southern charm and street smarts, a combination so alluring that long-time readers and newcomers will be dying to visit Shakespeare again.
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    "When cleaning woman/karate expert Lily Bard discovers lifelong Shakespeare resident Deedra Dean's murdered body in a car parked on the outskirts of town, she's determined not to get involved. Lily wants to leave the police work to Sherrif Marta Schuster and her team of deputies, and concentrate ...continue

    "When cleaning woman/karate expert Lily Bard discovers lifelong Shakespeare resident Deedra Dean's murdered body in a car parked on the outskirts of town, she's determined not to get involved. Lily wants to leave the police work to Sherrif Marta Schuster and her team of deputies, and concentrate on cleaning, high kicks, and her boyfriend Jack's impending visit. But when Deedra's notoriously promiscuous lifestyle provides and extensive list of suspects but very few clues, Lily has no choice but to resume the role of amateur detective and join the investigation."

    A really good, quick read. Charlaine Harris has never disappointed me yet!

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  • 4

    My thoughts

    This was a good mystery. I liked Lily's observations about various townspeople and how she comes to terms with her preconceived notions about the victim. There was also a nice twist at the end as not everything is as it seems.

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