Chickadee Chickadee Bang Bang (A Bird Lover’s Mystery)
by J.R. Ripley
It is a good ole cozy mystery that will keep the reader interested and wanting more.
~My Reading Journeys
Another hit in my book. I will gladly keep reading this series, and reviewing these books as I know I am always getting a superb set of characters, a well plotted mystery and an ending that makes me satisfied.
All the best cozy mysteries set the scene vividly and teach us something as we are enjoying figuring out the mystery. In this series we learn about birds, beer, vintage cars and more than one man should know about bridal attire…This is a well rounded, fast paced addition to the series.
This is one of those cases where you don’t like any of the suspects and that all of them had very strong motives to kill the victim…
This is a fun cozy with a great team of characters. Bird enthusiasts will enjoy the bird facts sprinkled throughout, and everyone will enjoy trying to figure out who killed Chick!
~The Book’s the Thing
Wow! I absolutely loved this story. The author has written an awesome mystery…
Ruby Lake, North Carolina, might be the perfect place to go birdwatching during autumn, but it’s also a habitat for murder . . .
As Birds & Bees owner Amy Simms guides a halfhearted birding group around Ruby Lake, rumors soon start flying about the annual Fall Festival’s classic car and tractor show. Local eccentric Chick Sherman—boasting the hottest ride in town—has ruffled feathers by mysteriously entering the contest, and curious Amy hatches a plan to sneak a glimpse at the phantom automobile before the big event kicks off . . .
But competition turns deadly when Amy finally spots the sleek ’56 El Morocco—and it’s on top of Chick’s very dead body. With her neighbor and business partner framed as the murderer and priceless Audubon prints suddenly missing from Chick’s home, only Amy can identify the telltale markings of a killer before another hapless victim is plucked from the flock . . .
J.R. Ripley is the pen name of Glenn Meganck, the critically acclaimed author of the Tony Kozol mystery series. As a member of the Mystery Writers of America, he has chaired the Edgar committee for Best Original Paperback novel and served on the Best Short Story Committee. As a member of the International Association of Crime Writers, he has served on the Hammett Award committee for Best Novel. When not writing books, Glenn is writing songs, often singing them to the consternation of his audience and neighbors, or involved in one of his many passions, none of which have involved any of the dead bodies that seem to keep cropping up in his mysteries.
In addition to writing the Bird Lover’s mystery series, J.R. Ripley is the critically acclaimed author of the Maggie Miller mysteries and the Kitty Karlyle mysteries (written as Marie Celine) among other works. J.R. is a member of the American Birding Association, the American Bird Conservancy, and is an Audubon Ambassador with the National Audubon Society. You may visit JRRipley.net for more information or visit JR on Facebook at facebook.com/JRRipley.
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