Hocus Croakus (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #19)

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  • Paperback
  • 384 pages
  • Hocus Croakus (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #19)
  • Mary Daheim
  • English
  • 09 January 2018
  • 0380815648

About the Author: Mary Daheim

Seattle native Mary Richardson Daheim has been fascinated by story telling since early childhood She first listened, then read, and finally began to write her own fiction when she was ten A journalism major at the University of Washington, she was the first female editor of The Daily where she attracted national attention with her editorial stance against bigotry After getting her B.A., she wor Seattle native Mary Richardson Daheim has been fascinated by story telling since early childhood She first listened, then read, and finally began to write her own fiction when she was ten A journalism major at the University of Washington, she was the first female editor of The Daily where she attracted national attention with her editorial stance against bigotry After getting her B.A., she worked in newspapers and public relations, but in her spare time she tried her hand at novels In 1983, Daheim s first historical romance was published, followed by a half dozenbefore she switched genres to her original fictional love, mysteries Just Desserts and Fowl Prey, the first books of thirty in the Bed and Breakfast series were released in 1991 A year later, the Emma Lord series made its debut with The Alpine Advocate Daheim has also written several short stories for mystery anthologies and magazines Married to professor emeritus and playwright David Daheim, the couple lives in Seattle and has three grown daughters She has been an Agatha Award nominee, winner of the 2000 Pacific Northwest Writers Association Achievement Award, and her mysteries regularly make the USA Today bestseller list and the New York Times top thirty


Hocus Croakus (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #19) With major renovations going on at Seattle s favourite B 9126B, Mary Daheim moves Judith, Renie and the rest of the unforgettable clan to temporary lodgings at a casino resort But when a magic show results in murder, Judith and Joe are on the job.Mystery maven Mary Daheim serves up murder and mayhem in this tale of a vacation gone awry at the Stillasnowamish Resort Casino After being forced out of the B 9126B by post fire renovations, Judith and Renie pack up the family and settle in for the duration As if bickering from the two mothers wasn t enough hassle, the group discovers Salome, the resort magician s beautiful assistant they d seen perform only hours earlier, dead from multiple stab wounds While Judith can t help but snoop around, her husband Joe is officially recruited to investigate by the casino manager The chase is on as suspect after suspect emerges leaving Judith and Joe to answer the crucial, yet baffling question o s the real casino killer Best Download [ Hocus Croakus (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #19) ] Author [ Mary Daheim ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – passionbusiness.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Hocus Croakus (Bed-and-Breakfast Mysteries, #19)

  1. Barb says:

    I love this series, but it seemed like it dragged on a bit, and I wasn t a fan of how it resolved with the murders

  2. The Badger says:

    I have an affinity for cozy mysteries They generally aren t written in pursuit of a spot on the bestseller list rather, cozies are written to give the reader a sense of comfort and calm ironically, by way of murder My mom read cozies to escape her three eccentric young daughters and grumpy husband one daughter, the artist, painted five foot tall green flowers on the side of the freshly painted rental when she was four the adventurous daughter asked which way north was, and was found by ne I have an affinity for cozy mysteries They generally aren t written in pursuit of a spot on the bestseller list rather, cozies are written to give the reader a sense of comfort and calm ironically, by way of murder My mom read cozies to escape her three eccentric young daughters and grumpy husband one daughter, the artist, painted five foot tall green flowers on the side of the freshly painted rental when she was four the adventurous daughter asked which way north was, and was found by neighbors five hours later walking up the beach, wearing a backpack, in pursuit of Santa in the North Pole we lived on an island she wasn t the brightest of the three of us and the oldest daughter that would be I caused her first year kindergarten teacher to quit by demanding that all ...

  3. Julie says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Not even a real mystery, just a made up one to keep the main character busy I can t imagine any hotel going along with this type of hoax.I like other books by the author, but this one can be skipped.

  4. Maria Shuffit says:

    I picked up this book for part of the 2015 Reading Challenge I grabbed it at a library sale so I didn t realize till I got into it that it was not the first book in the series Oh, well, I thought I m probably just a book or two behind, no biggie Well apparently it waslike eighteen books behind But that is one of the things that I love about cozy mystery series yes, they are a series, but most of the ones I ve read, you don t have to start from the beginning to enjoy whatever rando I picked up this book for part of the 2015 Reading Challenge I grabbed it at a library sale so I didn t realize till I got into it that it was not the first book in the series Oh, well, I thought I m probably just a book or two behind, no biggie Well apparently it waslike eighteen books behind But that is one of the things that I love about cozy mystery series yes, they are a seri...

  5. Pam says:

    AUTHOR DAHEIM, MaryTITLE Hocus CroakusDATE READ 10 13 10RATING 4.5 B GENRE PUB DATE PUBLISHER OF PGS Mystery 2003 Avon 354 pgsSERIES STAND ALONE 19 in BB seriesTIME PLACE early 2000 s Washington stateCHARACTERS Judith Flynn BB owner husband Joe, retired police detective Renie Jones, her cousin best friend graphic deisgner husband Bill, psychologist FIRST LINES Judith McMonigle Flynn staggered out of the car, dumped a foil lined ashtray, found herself looking up at AUTHOR DAHEIM, MaryTITLE Hocus CroakusDATE READ 10 13 10RATING 4.5 B GENRE PUB DATE PUBLISHER OF PGS Mystery 2003 Avon 354 pgsSERIES STAND ALONE 19 in BB seriesTIME PLACE early 2000 s Washington stateCHARACTERS Judith Flynn BB owner husband Joe, retired police detective Renie Jones, her cousin best friend graphic deisgner husband Bill, psychologist FIRST LINES Judith McMonigle Flynn staggered out of the car, dumped a foil lined ashtray, found herself looking up at an imposing white haired Native American man who was wearigngold braid than General Douglas MacArthur.COMMENTS Have enjoyed visiting w the cousins over the years After the last book where the BB has a damaging fire, they are temporarily closed while undergoing renovations Renie has a graphic design conferenc...

  6. Carole says:

    Bed and Breakfast owner Judith Flynn and her husband Joe need to find another place to be while renovations to the BB are being made An earlier fire and subsequent water damage necessitate extensive repairs Judith s cousin Renie and her husband Bill have already signed up for a conference in Renie s field of design to be held at a Native American casino so Judith, her husband, her mother and Renie s mother decide to make a vacation of it Of course Judith, who s always getting involved in Bed and Breakfast owner Judith Flynn and her husband Joe need to find another place to be while renovations to the BB are being made An earlier fire and subsequent water damage necessitate extensive repairs Judith s cousin Renie and her husband Bill have already signed up for a conference in Renie s field of design to be held at a Native American casino so Judith, her husband, her mother and Renie s mother decide to make a vacation of it Of course Jud...

  7. VJ says:

    I read Suture Self 17 a year or so ago before reading the books in order Silver Scream 18 wasn t available at the library, so I skipped ahead I kinda regret skipping because now I already know kind of what happened, but I still want to read it to see how it all plays out This has to be one of my favorite books in this series It was zany and funny and fun and had plot twi...

  8. Diane Falvey says:

    Really enjoyed this one in the series It was muchentertaining The cousins and their husbands went off to a casino on an Indian reserve, which was near to where they have the family cabin by the lake,so as to get away from the major renovations that were underway at the BB However, Judith spends her time going back and forth to the city to sort out problems with the renovations while at the same time as trying to find out who killed the magicians assistant The story has a unexpecte Really enjoyed this one in the series It was muchentertaining The cousins and their husbands went off to a casino on an Indian reserve, which was near to where they have the family cabin by the lake,so as to get away from the major renovations that were underway at the BB However, Judith spends her ti...

  9. Susan says:

    A vacation at a Native American casino leaves Judith Flynn bewildered, as her companions, even her closer than a sister cousin Renie, seem obsessed by gambling fever, even after Judith finds a dead body Husband Joe, now a private detective, alternatively discourages Judith from involveme...

  10. Georgene says:

    SPOILER ALERT After many trials and tribulations at a tribal casino, the murders that were apparently committed turn out to be a prank to keep the lead character busy and un bored Oh, PLEASE Spare me