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#4 in the No Ordinary Women mysteries

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016   2-4 PM

Magers & Quinn Booksellers, 

3038 Hennepin Av, Minneapolis, MN. All are welcome. Come for the refreshments, come for the books. JUST COME!

A summer boating excursion on Lake Pepin takes a nasty turn when the five members of the No Ordinary Women book club discover a body aboard the Wayward Wind. Louise and Robin begin to suspect murder, but only after unwittingly destroying evidence on the ill-fated sailboat. A local paranormal investigator gets caught up in the mystery as the amateur sleuths once more rush to prevent other would-be victims from a watery death.

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The five unwitting heroines are members of the No Ordinary Women book club and have a collective age of just over 250.  They’ve experienced some serious things in life–career changes, health problems, marriage difficulties. Throw in a hot flash or two, a few senior moments, and the kind of moxie you can acquire only by living life courageously.  In other words, these are people you know–your mother, your next-door neighbor, your sister, your best friend . . .

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“This whodunit fairly jumps off the page . . . each character adds to the spirit of the tale.”  ~ Shelley Glodowski, Senior Reviewer, Midwest Book Review

“. . . a fun and realistic group of characters . . .blends elements of mystery and suspense with aspects of human interest, exploring cancer survival, mother/daughter relationships, and adjusting to a seniors environment . . ..”  ~Valerie Porter at Valerietalksbooks.

“. . . a series that keeps getting better and better.  All the regulars are back, as sensitively and heartwarmingly portrayed as ever.  But Deese takes the reader on a more complex journey this time – into the troubled past of one of the No Ordinary Women book club members.”  ~Walter J. Roers, author of The PactPathos Rising and Tyger! Tyger!

FESTIVAL OF CRIME ANTHOLOGY (not part of the No Ordinary Women mystery series)
“. . . Among the better stories is Barbara Merritt Deese’s “Release”  ~ Publisher’s Weekly     

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