Book Reviews of Grim Pickings (Verity Birdwood, Bk 1)

Grim Pickings (Verity Birdwood, Bk 1)
Grim Pickings - Verity Birdwood, Bk 1
Author: Jennifer Rowe
ISBN-13: 9780553291223
ISBN-10: 055329122X
Publication Date: 8/1/1991
Pages: 386
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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cozy mystery.
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"Grim Pickings" is a mystery written in the footsteps (maybe keystrokes is more appropriate here!) of Agatha Christie. The author drops a cast of interesting characters into a claustrophobic setting. An uninvited, unwelcome person forces himself into the group and a murder results. Before the unprepossessing amateur sleuth and the police can sort through the myriad of motives, there is another murder attempt and an arson/murder. Two or three times the reader figures out "who done it" -- only to be shortly thrown for a loop with new developments. Believeable characters, fresh setting (an Australian apple orchard), good story! This fat plot plays out over 386 pages.