Biggie and the Devil Diet Author:Nancy Bell Biggie Wetherford may be a pint-sized institution in the bucolic East Texas town of Job's Crossing, but the irrepressible eccentric is embroiled in a murder of hefty proportions. Biggie's first love, Rex Barnwell, has returned to the area with his young wife, converting the family ranch to a retreat for overweight teenage girls. With his... more » arrival comes truth-telling time for Biggie's grandson, thirteen-year-old J.R.—Rex is his biological grandfather.
Sadly, their reunion is short-lived due to Rex's untimely murder. He was shot in the heart behind closed doors. The Texas Ranger in charge understands that trying to stop Biggie from sleuthing would be like shutting the barn door after the horse has bolted. With J.R.'s help, Biggie looks for the motive behind the fatal trigger pull…and finds more than a few surprises.« less