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And a Puzzle to Die On (Puzzle Lady, Bk 6)
And a Puzzle to Die On - Puzzle Lady, Bk 6 Author:Parnell Hall When nerdy cruciverbalist Harvey Beerbaum throws a birthday bash for Cora Felton at the Bakerhaven Library, it's no surprise that the centerpiece, a huge cake decorated like a crossword puzzle, is a complete bust -- until a corpse thrown from the second floor stacks hits it dead center and fills in 14 down. Cora may hate birthdays almost as ... more »much as she hates crossword puzzles -- but when it comes to solving crimes, no one can hold a candle to the Puzzle Lady.« less
Lately, the biggest mystery is how many candles to put on the cake of Bakerhaven's favorite puzzle lady. That is until Cora's birthday wish is granted: a juicy case filled with sex, scandal, and mayhem.
It is autumn in Bakersfield and the big mystery is how many birthdays candles to put on the cake of the town's favorite puzzle lady. But while her long-suffering niece Sherry Carter helps plan the big event, Cora is more interested in landing a case filled with sex, scandal and mayhem. She gets her wish when Sherry's old rival, attorney Becky Baldwin, asks Cora to look into a murder that is not only two decades old - but already solved.