Birthday Party Murder - Lucy Stone, Bk 9 Author:Leslie Meier The whole town of Tinker's Cove is looking forward to the celebration marking former librarian Julia Ward Howe Tilley's ninetieth birthday. Lucy Stone, Miss Tilley's closest friend, dreamed up the party idea-at about the same time she decided she's not getting old without a fight. That sounds like a plan-until Lucy realizes her d... more »aughter's fourteenth birthday bash, a coed sleepover, may turn her hair white overnight. What was she thinking when she agreed to let Sara have the party? On her mind, instead, was the shocking death of Sherman Cobb, the town's oldest attorney, an apparent suicide. His law partner, however, thinks Sherman was murdered. Poking about in Sherman's papers, Lucy turns up an intriguing tie between the dead man and Miss Tilley. Meanwhile Miss Tilley's own past has come back to haunt her in the form of a mysterious niece named Shirley and a biker great nephew named Snake. Soon no one can get to see the elderly librarian because the brash, bossy Shirley says she's "failing." Now, as a killer's ruthless plan rushes toward a conclusion, Lucy needs answers fast-or else she and Miss Tilley won't live long enough to make a wish and blow out the candles on this year's birthday cake...« less
Another great book about Tinker's Cove. Lucy is hosting a slumber party for her daughter when of course, she finds a clue to the murder mystery in some papers she was investigating. All of the characters are absolutely wonderful!
Another great book in this cozy New England series.It's been fun watching the characters in this series grow up.And so far the series isn't "predictable."Sometimes when you read the same author again and again the books become predictable.Not the case with this series!
Very good mystery by one of my favorite authors. Miss Tilley is having her 90th birthday party and it looks like she might not live to enjoy it. I have enjoyed this series and anxiously await the next.