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Turkey Day Murder: 11/17/22

Turkey Day Murder

Turkey Day Murder by Leslie Meier and Karen White (Narrator) (2000) is the seventh Lucy Stone mystery book. Thanksgiving is approaching and all Lucy can think of is Toby's return home from college. Meanwhile, Tinker's Cove is abuzz with word that a casino might be going in, if the Metinnicut tribe receives Federal recognition. Things are further complicated when Metinnicut activist Curt Nolan is murdered.

The best part of this particular book was Kudo, the dog Lucy ends up adopting after Nolan's death. Kudo who had earned himself a reputation as a dangerous dog because he killed some chickens, ends up being an absolute sweetie pie, albeit a relatable stubborn one.

The downside of the novel and the series as a whole continues to be Lucy's awful family. None of them offered to help with Thanksgiving — a meal that is difficult for multiple hands to prepare. Her husband especially needs to be punched repeatedly in the face.

Toby's return (along with a host of uninvited college friends) highlights just how much of an ass he is. Now he's an adult ass but Lucy just won't let go of her overblown notions of how special he is. He's growing up to be just like his father and that's not a good thing.

The eighth book is Wedding Day Murder (2001)

Four stars

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