A Killer Plot

A Killer Plot

Book - 2010
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In the small coastal town of Oyster Bay, North Carolina, you'll find plenty of characters, ne'er-do-wells, and even a few celebs trying to duck the paparazzi. But when murder joins this curious community, the Bayside Book Writers are there to get the story...

Olivia Limoges is the subject of constant gossip. Ever since she came back to town-a return as mysterious as her departure-Olivia has kept to herself, her dog, and her unfinished novel. With a little cajoling from the eminently charming writer Camden Ford, she agrees to join the Bayside Book Writers, break her writer's block, and even make a few friends...

But when townspeople start turning up dead with haiku poems left by the bodies, anyone with a flair for language is suddenly suspect. And it's up to Olivia to catch the killer before she meets her own surprise ending.

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Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2010.
ISBN: 9780425235225
042523522X
Characteristics: 311 p. ;,18 cm.

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barigsoy Mar 10, 2017

I felt that the story was a little formulaic at first, but then it became a real page turner! I didn't love the characters but I did enjoy the plot and the setting, so I will continue to read the series to see how it develops.

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LauraSteinert
Dec 03, 2015

It was cute and a quick read. A little old lady with too much money and time on her hands who has a whole town in debt to her. The poodle is just too perfect, and the mandatory two suitors are not very appealing. Lots of scenery, and interesting group of fellow book club/ sleuths to meet. If only small towns were really so interesting! But I wouldn't want to be in a town under this lady's thumb.

LaughingOne May 11, 2014

I like Olivia and her standard poodle companion. Olivia's come back to her hometown after years away, years during which she became a successful business owner. This first book in the series has her gradually settling back in and forging friendships, as well as joining a writing club. Olivia is smart, cautious, and brave. Her writing group pool their resources and provide assistance to the police. I like how many of the people are quirky, are compassionate, are nosy and considerate all at the same time. I'm looking forward to reading more in this series.

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barigsoy thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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