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Charmed Bones

A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

Carolyn Haines


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (5/14/2018)
Mass Market (2/26/2019)
Library Binding, Large Print (8/1/2018)


USA Today bestselling author Carolyn Haines will once again delight readers with Charmed Bones, the next sparkling Sarah Booth Delaney mystery.

Zinnia, Mississippi is rife with quirky characters, but the arrival of three sister witches—and their intention to open a Wiccan boarding school—sets the small town on its ear. And bodies begin to accumulate as a result. Faith, Hope, and Charity Harrington are sexy and smart. They’re setting up their boarding school in an old dairy—a piece of property with tremendous development potential. And they’re standing in the way of “progress,” according to some in the town.

When young Corey Fontana goes missing, Delaney Detective Agency is hired to find the youth—who’s well known as a local hooligan. His mother, Kitten Fontana, who is married to the kind of land development, believes the witches have abducted her son and makes no bones about it. She’s willing to pay hard cash to find her son, especially if she can implicate the witches in his disappearance.

When Sarah Booth Delaney and her partner, Tinkie Richmond, find Corey, unharmed, it is only the beginning of a series of events that include midnight dances under a full moon, love potions, and murder. Are the sister witches criminals… or victims? Do they truly have magical powers, as they claim? Sarah Booth and Tinkie must find the answer before more people are harmed.

Praise For Charmed Bones: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery

"Haines comes through in showcasing her heroine's romance and friendship where it really matters."—Kirkus Reviews

"Enchanting...Fans of humorous paranormal cozies will be rewarded."—Publishers Weekly

"A sure pleaser in both the mystery and the romance department. If you like a satisfying cozy Southern whodunit, Charmed Bones fits the bill."—RT Book Reviews

"An exceptionally enjoyable read."—The Washington Book Review

"This series, even after all this time, continues to be one of the best. Carolyn Haines is a fantastic writer, and if will be a blast to see what Sarah's next case will be."—Suspense Magazine

"This one is the best in the series. I cannot urge you enough to read them."—Sharon Reads Blog

"A treat for any mystery lover!"—Fresh Fiction

Minotaur Books, 9781250154132, 368pp.

Publication Date: May 15, 2018

About the Author

Carolyn Haines is the USA Today bestselling author of the Sarah Booth Delaney mystery series and a number of other books in mystery and crime, including the Pluto's Snitch paranormal-historical mystery series, and Trouble, the black cat detective romantic suspense books. She is the recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Distinguished Writing, the Richard Wright Award for Literary Excellence, and the Mississippi Writers Guild Lifetime Achievement Award. She is a former journalist, bartender, photographer, farmhand, and college professor and lives on a farm where she works with rescue cats, dogs, and horses.