Tall Tail

Tall Tail

A Mrs. Murphy Mystery

Large Print - 2016
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When a confidante to the former governor of Virginia dies under suspicious circumstances, Harry and her furry detective cohorts look for answers in the eighteenth century, where they discover a secret ancestry that originated in brutality and silence.
Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2016
Edition: Large print edition.
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781410489876
1410489876
Branch Call Number: LPM BROWN, RITA
Characteristics: 479 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Jersey_Girl
Aug 24, 2016

I enjoyed this book very much. The latest in the series with Harry Fairstine and her pets, Pewter, Mrs. Murphy and Tee Tucker. But I also agree with some of the earlier comments. Ms. Brown does seem to be getting tired of this series. I usually don't enjoy the going back and forth in time, but, I have to admit, this time I became much more involved and enjoyed the story from the 1700's more than the current one taking place near Crozet. This was the latest in this particular series. I'm wondering what Ms. Brown will do with this series next time.

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pokano
Aug 11, 2016

Book felt like it had been written to meet a deadline. Very little character development and the plot didn't hang together very well.

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djcowden
Jul 16, 2016

another wonderful story and do like how she chooses to use words concisely

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glennainkc
Jun 09, 2016

I agree with first comment. I personally didn't like the back and forth for the historical aspects of the book. The other characters could be given new story lines. This is one of my favorite series and one my first cozy mysteries I ever read. I love anticipating the books but was sad at being disappointed when reading the book.

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cardigramma
Jun 05, 2016

Not as good as earlier books in this series. I think Ms. Brown is tired of the characters.

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