Corpse on the Cob (The Odelia Grey Mysteries)
Sue Ann Jaffarian
BOOK 5 within the AWARD-WINING sequence STARRING UNFORGETTABLE AMATEUR SLEUTH ODELIA GREY
What must you lose in the event you go looking for the mummy who walked from your lifestyles thirty-four years in the past? I suggest in addition to your delight, your nerves, and your sanity?
Odelia unearths herself as much as her ears in hassle whilst she reunites together with her mother in a corn maze on the Autumn reasonable in Holmsbury, Massachusetts. For starters, there’s discovering the lifeless physique within the cornfield―and seeing her long-lost mother crouched beside the corpse with blood on her arms . . .
"Ultimately, Corpse at the Cob deals readers a lot nutrition for thought."―Mystery Scene
"The own tale makes this one of the such a lot gratifying novels within the series."―Booklist
"Jaffarian's pleasant 5th comfortable to add supersized sleuth Odelia Grey...Jaffarian retains recuperating and higher at mixing humor, suspense, and romance."―Publishers Weekly
"Like its predecessors, this 5th sequence name (after Booby catch) is a delight."―Library Journal
"A journey to the East Coast blows a clean fall breeze via Odelia's 5th. So does the change of concentration from office woes to relatives drama."―Kirkus Reviews
"Suspenseful and exciting, with simply the suitable sprint of humor and romance, Corpse at the Cob is a captivating pleasing mystery."―Fresh Fiction
something he sought after in existence, wheelchair or no wheelchair. Renee Stevens could by no means hike via a corn box or take on a corn maze through selection, yet placed a family member in hassle in the midst of it and she or he might take a machete to each stalk until eventually she reached them. I enjoyed my better half's mother to items. “Forget the corn maze, Greg. but when your mom have been in difficulty, wouldn’t you must help?” “Of path i might, but if you aid, you rattling close to get your self killed.” He paused lengthy sufficient for me to.
Scoot over and say hi. No feel you being on my own on a vacation weekend.” “What a shock indeed.” I gave him a brief hug, back for Mrs. Friar’s profit. “I spoke to Greg just lately, and he didn’t say a note approximately you.” “I requested him to not simply in case I couldn’t make it.” simply because i used to be looking ahead to a choice from Greg concerning the photographs, I had introduced my cellphone downstairs with me. It selected that minute to ring. the hoop pointed out Greg because the caller. “Speak of the devil.” I replied the.
Me the process. That was once how they managed the variety of humans within the maze at anyone time. i ponder if Frankie McKenna used to be given the flag with #1. and the way did my mom get into the maze and not using a flag? Or was once she given the 1st one? And if neither have been, who had it? all of the others have been accounted for while the police rounded us up for wondering. I had quantity six.” i ended my beer whereas I gave it a few proposal. “I’m definite the police have notes on it, yet I’m additionally definite they.
drained and nervous to scream anymore. Bobbing and weaving in the course of the bushes, I was hoping i used to be nonetheless heading in the direction of the hotel and safeguard. As I ran, branches snagged my outfits and pores and skin, conserving me again like accomplices to the crime. My ears stuck the sound of my tracker remaining in on me quickly. As they misplaced their juice, my legs slowed from a sluggish run to a raggedy jog to only a section swifter than a stroll. My center was once pumping like a steam engine, my breath worked. I had driven my physique to its limit,.
positioned, he moved towards it, by no means leaving my sight. as soon as he felt it secure, he motioned for me to hitch him. I scurried over the floor conscientiously until eventually I reached him. as soon as there, he pointed back. This time I observed 3 cars. I famous all 3. One used to be my condo motor vehicle. One used to be the truck parked in entrance of the cabin on the North Woods—McKenna’s truck. The 3rd was once the outdated rusty truck that had attempted to run me down past. i wished to hurry the cabin. My eagerness to work out Greg alive and unhurt.