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Shore to Die (Josie Pigeon #1)

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THE BODY IN THE BEACH HOUSE IS DEAD AS A DOORNAIL.
Summer's coming, and Island Contracting's all-woman construction crew is working overtime, glitzing up the old house on the north end of the island. Then the firm's owner, redheaded Josie Pigeon, discovers a murdered body under a drop cloth-- a body that vanishes as mysteriously as it appears.
With a complicated job to finis
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Paperback, 231 pages
Published December 30th 1995 by Fawcett Books
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Leslie aka StoreyBook Reviews
The first in a series about Josie Pigeon, a carpenter, who inherits a construction company. The twist is that it is an all female crew!

Things are going well on the house they are remodeling until Josie finds a dead body underneath a tarp and tries to hide it. The problem actually comes when the body disappears and Josie has to figure out who did it. She does it with the help of Sam, a newcomer on the island and owner of the liquor store. Possibly love interest in future books? I don't know, we'l
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Connie
This is the first book in the Josie Pigeon series. I thougth it was a bit hard to understand in some places. It was about a dead body found in a house that Island Contracting was remodeling. The body went missing and Josie and an attorney try to figure out who was the person who did the crime.
ChrisGA
The first in the Josie Pigeon Island Construction Company series about an all-women crew. The mystery was good although it was hard to imagine she could get away with hiding the crime so long.
Linda
Good start to the Josie Pigeon series. This was a somewhat unusual mystery but I did like the characters.
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Valerie Wolzien is the author of the Susan Henshaw suburban mysteries and the Josie Pigeon seashore mysteries. Ms. Wolzien lives in an old house overlooking the Hudson River. She loves to hear from readers and can be reached online at valerie@wolzien.com.
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