Champagne for Buzzards (A Sherri Travis Mystery #4)
With its seven foot snakes and nasty horses, Florida ranch country can be as dangerous as the mean streets of any big city. Sherri Travis doesn't do country. She likes it even less when she meets Clay Adam's psychotic neighbors and finds a dead man in the back of her pickup. With fairy lights dancing through the Spanish moss and violent men closing in, the surprise party S...more
Sherri Travis, our heroine, owns and manages a bar called The Sunset in Jacaranda, Florida. Although Sherri grew up on the wron ...more
By Phyllis Smallman
Copyright March 2011
Publisher MacArthur & Co.
With its seven-foot snakes and nasty horses, Florida ranch country can be as dangerous as the mean streets of any big city. Bartender Sherri Travis doesn’t do country. Temporarily holed up at her partner Clay Adams’ ranch, Sherri likes the country even less when she meets Clay Adams’ psychotic neighbors and finds a dead man in the back of her pickup.
The murder investigation takes a sinister turn when Sher ...more
Sherri is a fast-talking, wise-cracking young woman who’d rather polish the bar at her Jacaranda tavern on the Gulf side than shop for fashion accessories. She’s happier with beer and a burger than caviar and cognac. Money’s tight, but she loves her customers and the laid-bac ...more
This has been an ever pleasing series right from the start and is still on an uphill curve. The characters are the driving force and are continuously fine-tuned to keep up with each new adventure they face. I like this series for its sharp and funny dialogue and the smooth seductive way the author brings you into the heat of the action. The writing is precise and to the point and comes across in a Southern manner: slow, laid back, drink in hand enjoying the mo ...more
To show her love for her man, Clay Adams, Sherri plans on throwing him a fancy surprise Birthday party. There are blocks to her plans, but none so scary as an apparent man hunt going on that is involving the acre ...more
A review from the National Post says, "the writing keeps getting tighter, and Smallman knows how to crank up the reader’s tension. The dialogue is often sharp and funny, and her portrayal of Florida and its residents seems spot on. Champagne for Buzzards and i ...more
Phyllis Smallman is awesome and she makes me feel as if I am back in Florida. The story had me on the edge till the end.
Awesome!! Totally awesome!! What trouble will Sherri Travis get into next? I can hardly wait!
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