By Christine Goff
Christine Goff's bestselling Birdwatcher's secret sequence has proven readers that birding is pleasant for everyone-but few cuckoos reflect on homicide between its extra unique points of interest. In her most modern novel, a proposed land deal turns into grounds for homicide... Rachel Wilder's first mistake was once agreeing to dig up info on popular birder man Saxby. Her moment used to be related to her good friend Dorothy MacBean. How may perhaps she have anticipated the 2 could fall head-over-heels in love? Rachel's much more stunned whilst he turns into the major suspect within the homicide of his prot?g?-whose startling disclose could have upstaged his mentor's examine at the painted bunting's major habitat. yet operating to transparent his identify and resolve this mess, Rachel starts off to ask yourself if-like the painted bunting-Saxby particularly did kill one other male who was once encroaching upon his turf...
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Park there,” said Cecilia and Dorothy. At the others’ urging, Rachel squeezed the car between two pale blue Cadillac convertibles and the four of them piled out. They made it less than ten yards across the parking lot before being engulfed by a wave of Lucy Bell Cosmetic conventioneers. “Hello,” chirped a perky brunette in a pink suit. In spite of the heat waves rising up from the pavement, she looked cool and fresh. ” asked a blonde with artfully applied makeup and a Doris Day haircut, who circled in behind.
Asked Cecilia. ” “By the rules of the American Birding Association,” said Dorothy, “which clearly state that the recorder must be able to identify by distinguishing characteristics either visually or audibly the bird they are listing. That means, you can’t take someone else’s word for it. By my recollection, neither one of us had any idea what birds we were looking at back then. ” “Except we both know now that is what we were looking at back then. ” “It’s still against the rules,” said Dorothy, “and I’m not counting it.
That’s the bus. ” A volunteer, wearing a beige sweatshirt embellished with the conference logo, pointed them toward the bus—a retired Greyhound, painted green, with OKEFENOKEE SWAMP TOURS stenciled on the side in hot turquoise. Rachel climbed the steps and found herself standing in an aisle between two rows of worn, cloth-covered seats. Birders packed the inside. Birding scopes, backpacks, and jackets were jumbled into the overhead storage, and Guy Saxby sat front and center, holding out a hand for their tickets.