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A Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery

Book - 2012
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In this new Home Repair Is Homicide Mystery, a killer with a screw loose sets his sights on Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree, whose latest renovation project becomes a dire matter of life and deck.
Driving to a cottage in the Maine woods with her best friend, Ellie White, Jacobia "Jake" Tiptree has a challenging week ahead of her. She bet her husband that she could finish building the cottage porch in only a few days--a lofty goal for even the craftiest home renovator. But as Jake and Ellie set to work, they soon realize that they're not alone. Dewey Hooper, a recently escaped convict, is watching them. Jake's testimony got him sent away for murder years ago and here, in the remote wilderness, he can exact his revenge. Tough as nails and not afraid to defend themselves, Jake and Ellie are determined to keep their wits about them--to prevent the quaint little cottage from turning into the ultimate death trap.
Praise for Sarah Graves and the Home Repair Is Homicide series
"Readers won't be able to put this page-turner down--but it will certainly make them think twice about vacationing at that Maine lakeside cottage."--Leslie Meier, author of the Lucy Stone mysteries
"Just hearing her list the ways you can kill yourself fixing up an old house . . . is a hoot." --The New York Times Book Review
"Graves makes rehabbing shutters and other chores suspenseful."-- The Boston Globe

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Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, [2012], c2011
ISBN: 9780553593433
Branch Call Number: GRAV
Characteristics: 245 p. ; 25 cm


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Apr 27, 2016

TERRIFIC !!! Very FAST PACED, I couldn't put it down, lots of action (some was a little far fetched), but most had you sitting on the edge of your chair wondering how they were going to get out of this particular mess.

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