The Darling Dahlias and the Naked Ladies (Darling Dahlias Mysteries)
Susan Wittig Albert
A brand-new secret within the "exceptional" (Booklist) sequence through the nationwide bestselling writer.
Rumors are sprouting in Depression-era Darling, Alabama. The town's most modern viewers, Nona Jean Jamison and pass over Lake, could be the Naughty and great Sisters from the Ziegfeld Frolic, who focus on dancing approximately bare.
The Dahlias suspect greater than modesty whilst Nona denies her organization. they're going to need to dig via clues to get to the basis of the mystery...
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