When lovely seventh grade teacher Laurel Hollingsworth accepts a summer tutoring position for a wealthy socialite family, she anticipates the enormous challenge of drawing out her sullen student, Anna Lisa Wentworth. Yet she has no idea of the real challenge ahead: hanging on to her heart when older brother Matthew Wentworth comes to town.
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One Woman's Trash Is Another Woman's Mystery...When mystery writer Christy Castleman's Aunt Bobbie storms into town, she brings a burst of wild wind to quiet Summer Breeze, Florida-and new life to the junk she scavenges for her trash-to-treasure shop, I Saw It First. Bobbie enjoys restoring beauty to flawed items, and her free-spirited approach to life attracts a range of Summer Breezers, including members of the local Red Hat chapter, crusty widower Jack, and Christy's roguish brother, Seth. Bobbie's battered red truck becomes a familiar sight around the coastal hamlet-loaded down with such odd items as a huge old pickle barrel-and her electric presence lights up the Blues Club in the evenings.But the fun and games turn deadly when Eddie Bodine, Bobbie's ex-husband, is found dead in her pickle barrel. As compelling evidence mounts against Bobbie, can Christy and the Red Hatters expose the real killer before lively Aunt Bobbie is locked away for good?From the Trade Paperback edition.
Christy Castleman, a pretty, young novelist, has made a name for herself writing books about mystery and intrigue. The Sassy Snowbirds, a group of lively ladies, spread fun, friendship, and good deeds around the seaside town of Summer Breeze. Everyone is content in their cozy world-until a message is found in a small Victorian glass bottle half buried in the sand."Call the police. Someone is trying to kill me."Believing the note to have been written by a missing realtor, the Sassy Snowbirds jump into the mystery with Christy. Using her research and know-how as a novelist, the young woman and her unflappable friends succeed where a team of forensic experts stall. But solving real life crimes is much more dangerous than writing them, and Christy must fight for her life when she uncovers a shocking truth and a real murderer. A contemporary Southern cozy mystery with a touch of romance, When the Sandpiper Calls is a fast-paced and inspirational look at life choices, consequences, second chances, and deepening faith.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Christy Castleman, a pretty, young novelist, has made a name for herself writing books about mystery and intrigue. The Sassy Snowbirds, a group of lively ladies, spread fun, friendship, and good deeds around the seaside town of Summer Breeze. Everyone is content in their cozy world-until a message is found in a small Victorian glass bottle half buried in the sand. "Call the police. Someone is trying to kill me. " Believing the note to have been written by a missing realtor, the Sassy Snowbirds jump...
Christy Castleman discovers a clue to a cold case murder mystery inside a jewelry box. Despite warnings from her family and boyfriend, Christy decides to do a little detective work of her own. Soon she finds there is more to the small box than someone wants her to know.
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