When Bobbie Sang the Blues

When Bobbie Sang the Blues

A Cozy Mystery

By Peggy Darty

Waterbrook Press, Paperback, 9781400073306, 342pp.

Publication Date: February 20, 2007

Description

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?



About the Author
Peggy Darty is the award-winning author of twenty-seven books, including two other cozy mysteries set in Summer Breeze, Florida: "When the Sandpiper Calls "and "When Bobbie Sang the Blues." She has worked in film, researched for CBS, and led writing workshops around the country. Darty and her husband call Alabama home but spend a great deal of time in Colorado, Montana, and on Florida's Emerald Coast.