Tall tail A Mrs. Murphy mystery

Rita Mae Brown

Large print - 2016

"Returning to Virginia's post-revolutionary history and to characters introduced in Tail Gait, the story follows the Garth sisters and their husbands, neighbors to a brutal slaveholder whose murder at the hands of one of his slaves is neither unexpected nor unwarranted, especially when the impetus was an attack on that slave's wife. The sisters manage to smuggle the fugitive to safety in York, Pennsylvania, while ensuring that the circumstances underlying the entire ordeal stay lo...ng buried. Until now. Harry and her animal companions come closer to drawing a link between the past and the present. And in this centuries-spanning caper, they will discover that hiding who you really are may have mortal consequences ... As the questions surrounding"--

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Series
Brown, Rita Mae. Mrs. Murphy mystery.
Subjects
Genres
Mystery fiction
Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press 2016.
Edition
Large print edition
Language
English
Physical Description
479 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN
9781410489876
1410489876
Main Author
Rita Mae Brown (author)
Other Authors
Sneaky Pie Brown, 1982- (author), Michael Gellatly (illustrator)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When the governor of Virginia passes away from a telling disease, Harry and her furry detective cohorts look for answers in the 18th century, where they discover a secret ancestry that originated in brutality and silence. By the author of the "Sister" Jane Arnold Outfoxed series. (mystery & detective). Simultaneous.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

When a confidante to the former governor of Virginia dies under suspicious circumstances, Harry and her furry detective cohorts look for answers in the eighteenth century, where they discover a secret ancestry that originated in brutality and silence.