Way Down Dead in Dixie

Way Down Dead in Dixie Indigo Island and Pinckney Plantation are sweltering under the South Carolina sun as tourists invade in advance of the Fourth of July holiday But when three cousins who fancy themselves amateur sleuth

  • Title: Way Down Dead in Dixie
  • Author: Caroline Cousins
  • ISBN: 9780895873354
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Indigo Island and Pinckney Plantation are sweltering under the South Carolina sun as tourists invade in advance of the Fourth of July holiday But when three cousins who fancy themselves amateur sleuths come upon a long ago runaway s skeletal remains, the cold case casts a chill on summer fun Still, it doesn t keep the cousins from planning for a parade and a picnic evenIndigo Island and Pinckney Plantation are sweltering under the South Carolina sun as tourists invade in advance of the Fourth of July holiday But when three cousins who fancy themselves amateur sleuths come upon a long ago runaway s skeletal remains, the cold case casts a chill on summer fun Still, it doesn t keep the cousins from planning for a parade and a picnic even as they dig into the island s haunted history while hunting for treasures at an estate sale Then there s a fire, a suspicious death, and fireworks aplenty as the tables turn Someone is after the cousins Is it because they may have discovered a priceless piece of antique jewelry Or because of what s hidden in the pages of an old diary a secret to die for Southern manners again meet mystery as our heroines try to solve the case Readers everywhere will welcome the return of the detective trio Publishers Weekly calls a triple treat.

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    1. I loved this book. Maybe it's the Southern Belle in me! It was really a very enjoyable read. I was a bit overwhelmed by all of the characters introduced, especially in the beginning, but once I got past all the names, it was easier to handle "who's who".

    2. A delightful cozy mystery written by three cousins under the pseudonym of Caroline Cousins that takes place on an island in the South Carolina Low Country. While cleaning around the graves in the cemetery, they stumble upon a corpse that is believed to be that of a young girl. However, this girl was thought to have drowned as a result of Hurricane Camille. Thus the mystery begins, and the three cousins have to solve it. The book is a quick and entertaining read. I thoroughly enjoyed it because o [...]

    3. The third book in this Southern trilogy, with all the charm and manners the South is known for. Throw in a mystery, three cousins doing the sleuthing, and lots of humor as well as sass, and you have a good read. I loved it and can't wait to read more from Caroline Cousins.From : Indigo Island and Pinckney Plantation are sweltering under the South Carolina sun as tourists invade in advance of the Fourth of July holiday. But when three cousins who fancy themselves amateur sleuths come upon a long- [...]

    4. The two sisters and their cousin, the narrator, are dutifully cleaning family graves on Indigo Island, SC, when they stumble across some bones that are not in the graveyard, and that seem to be those of a teenager who was thought to be lost in Hurricane Camille. Another lucky chance leads to the discovery of her diary, although it's hard to tell who her friends and enemies are, as she uses initials.

    5. Murder, Murder and More Murder Lots of prospects but who did it? sisters really snoopy gets in the way of the cops and gets in trouble, it seems to find them and the cops show up and who is there yep thesisters. These three books were a little hard to get into at first but halfway through the books they got lots better and held your attention.

    6. This was very quick to read, but a very good mystery. It took me a little while to get everyone sorted out, but once I did it moved right along. There were some very interesting surprises near the end.

    7. I really enjoyed this book. Some parts were a little "on the nose". Still, a quick and enjoyable summer read.

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