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Grave Concerns (Drew Slocombe #2)

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With Peaceful Repose Cemetery, Drew Slocombe is determined to revolutionize the entire death industry and make cheap, ecologically sound burials a popular choice. Unfortunately, Drew's gravedigger has just discovered that their cemetery has one too many corpses. The body of an elderly woman has been occupying the field for months before Drew opened for business. The police ...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published June 10th 2002 by Minotaur Books (first published 2000)
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Hugh Mullan
This was a solid diverting read. I enjoy crime fiction but they're mostly police procedurals, so I thought it would be interesting to read a novel concerning an amateur sleuth. Drew Slowcombe is the owner of a eco cemetery whereby people are buried as opposed to interred and they eventually contribute to the ecosystem of the area.
A body is found in the cemetery that is unaccounted for and Drew begins to investigate what happened. The story itself is quite good and who done it and why they did i
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Dec 07, 2010 Kirsty Darbyshire rated it liked it
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My concerns when I read Dark Undertakings was that a series based around an undertaker was going to get a bit predictable and silly. I'm glad to say that this second in the series wasn't predictable or silly. The author has moved Drew Slocombe on and he now owns his own small business - a natural burial ground. I can see more milage in the series from here. Which is good because I like the characters and want to know what happens next. Rebecca Tope has a knack for creating characters who do the

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Lorraine
Jun 07, 2014 Lorraine rated it it was amazing
Lots of twists and turns. Nice easy read.
Dolores Bretecher
Jul 13, 2013 Dolores Bretecher rated it liked it
This was a very interesting book. Drew Slocumbe is an undertaking and owner of Peaceful Repose Cemetary. One day, a body is discovered buried there, but Drew and his staff don't know who buried it, which leads Drew to investigate the mysterious body.

This book is very entertaining.
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Rebecca Tope grew up on a farm and has held a wide variety of jobs, such as pre-natal instructor, marriage counselor, and funeral director, all of which have taught her a great deal about human nature. In 1992, she founded Praxis Books, a small British press.
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Other Books in the Series

Drew Slocombe (5 books)
  • Dark Undertakings (Drew Slocombe, #1)
  • The Sting of Death (Drew Slocombe, #3; Den Cooper, #4)
  • A Market for Murder (Drew Slocombe, #4)
  • A Grave in the Cotswolds (Drew Slocombe, #5; Thea Osborne, #8)

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