Sweetheart Deal

Sweetheart Deal

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Baker & Taylor
Estranged from her extremely dysfunctional mother for years, Sarasota lawyer and health-food nut Lilly Cleary nevertheless returns to her childhood home to investigate when her mother is charged with murder and injured into a comatose state. By the author of Bone Valley. 20,000 first printing.

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Sarasota lawyer Lilly Cleary has had her share of odd cases. She's defended everyone from a pet psychic to an orange libeler, and she's done so with finesse. But it's another situation entirely when she finds out that her phobic and dysfunctional mother has been accused of murder.

Although she's been estranged from her family for years, Lilly drops everything to return to the little town of Bugfest, Georgia, and steps into more than she bargained for. For one thing, her mother's house is beyond a mess. Important papers are missing, and on the back porch there's a freezer whose contents are very odd. Bugfest itself is under attack by developers who want to turn it into a resort community, a plan that would displace many of the longtime residents.

And then someone tries to murder Lilly's mother with red ants while she's strangely oversedated in the hospital.

Lilly has come to the rescue, but can she get to the root of these mysterious doings in time to save her mother's life?



Blackwell North Amer
Sarasota lawyer Lilly Cleary has had her share of odd cases. She's defended everyone from a pet psychic to an orange libeler, and she's done so with finesse. But it's another situation entirely when she finds out that her phobic and dysfunctional mother has been accused of murder.
Although she's been estranged from her family for years, Lilly drops everything to return to the little town of Bugfest, Georgia, and steps into more than she bargained for. For one thing, her mother's house is beyond amess. Important papers are missing, and on the back porch there's a freezer whose contents are very odd. Bugfest itself is under attack by developers who want to turn it into a resort community, a plan that would displace many of the longtime residents.
And then someone tries to murder Lilly's mother with red ants while she's strangely oversedated in the hospital.
Lilly has come to the rescue, but can she get to the root of these mysterious doings in time to save her mother's life?

Baker
& Taylor

Estranged from her extremely dysfunctional mother for years, Sarasota lawyer and health-food nut Lilly Cleary nevertheless returns to her childhood home to investigate when her mother is charged with murder.

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2007
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780060773250
0060773251
Characteristics: viii, 353 p. ; 24 cm

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