Clam Wake - Bed-and-Breakfast, Bk 29 Author:Mary Daheim Innkeeper and irrepressible sleuth Judith McMonigle Flynn and cousin Renie face off against a cold-blooded killer in a beach community in this delightfully charming Bed-and-Breakfast mystery from USA Today and New York Times bestselling author Mary Daheim. — With the holidays gone and Hillside Manor almost empty, Innkeeper Judith McMonigle Flynn ... more »has a bad case of the blues. A housesitting stint at her aunt and uncle’s retirement home on Whoopee Island with cousin Renie seems like the ideal pick-me-up. Surrounded by retirees in the off-season sounds peaceful and pleasant -- or so the duo thinks. But it isn’t long before a dead body pops up in their vicinity. Not surprising in an area full of older folks -- until they learn it wasn’t a bad ticker that did in the victim, but a very sharp knife. With clouds of suspicion hovering over her and Renie, Judith reluctantly begins sleuthing -- if only to prove they didn’t commit the crime.
But what she finds is puzzling. The victim reputedly didn’t have an enemy in the world -- except for the killer. Digging for clams and answers, the cousins discover that retirement can be deadly -- at least among the eclectic, eccentric residents of Obsession Shores.« less