Tippy Toe Murder - Lucy Stone Bk 2 Author:Leslie Meier Between ballet lessons, Little League practice, carpooling her kids to school, and a husband in need of attention, fourth-time mother-to-be Lucy Stone has more than enough on her plate this long, hot summer. But when one of her dearest friends vanishes, Lucy's soft spot for a solid mystery gets the better of her. Dinner can wait. Tinker's Cove, ... more »Maine's most irrepressible sleuth has a job to do...
An afternoon's walk was a ritual for Caroline Hutton...until the retired ballet instructor took a detour into the woods and was never seen again. The case takes a turn for the worse when a local storeowner takes a deathblow to the head with a video camera. Now, as Lucy's own seven-year-old prima ballerina rehearses for her debut, a murderer prepares for an encore. The devoted mother and sleuth knows she mustn't miss either performance. In fact, her life depends on it.« less
This is a one-night read that will help you forget the issues of the day and just relax and have fun.
Meier gives us a little town full of long acquainted friends, curmudgeons, civic leaders and family. The disappearance of a dance professor from the local college sets neighbors and friends on a search that stalls out just as a local housewife discovers the body of a mean old store owner. For a short read, it has many twisty plot points, a few surprises and some serious moments.
A great cozy mystery without gore, but not without suspense