Armadillos and Old Lace Author:Kinky Friedman In Friedman's seventh mystery, the Kinkster leaves his beloved New York for Texas and the Echo Hill Ranch, his family's home and a kids' summer camp. He barely has time to unpack his cat when he is recruited by Kerr County justice of the peace Pat Knox, who beat Kinky for the job some years back. Four little old ladies, all widows, have turned u... more »p dead over the last five months--not an uncommon fate for little old ladies, but although the sheriff listed the deaths as accidental, natural, or suicides, Knox is certain all were murders. Along with Dusty, his late mom's talking Chrysler ("a good car for lonely people," she used to say), the Texas Jewboy undertakes another investigation.« less
"Kinky arrives at his family's combination ranch/summer camp for boys and girls to find urgent messages from the local justice of the peace. It seems Her Honor is a tad concerned that little old ladies in the area are dropping dead at an alarming rate. Fearing something foul is afoot, she persuades Kinky to undertake some sleuthing."
" . . .Kinky Friedman at his dead-level best, mixing his irresistible irreverance with a really great mystery."