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When Bobbie Sang the Blues (Christy Castleman #2)

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One Woman’s Trash Is Another Woman’s Mystery…

When mystery writer Christy Castleman’s Aunt Bobbie storms into town, she brings a burst of wild wind to quiet Summer Breeze, Florida–and new life to the junk she scavenges for her trash-to-treasure shop, I Saw It First.

Bobbie enjoys restoring beauty to flawed items, and her free-spirited approach to life attracts a range of S
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 20th 2007 by WaterBrook Press
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Summer Breeze is a quiet Florida town where mystery writer Christy Castleman lives in peace and solitude - until her aunt Bobbie Bodine breezes into town and causes a commotion. Bobbie is a lovable but wild divorcee who spends her first few days in Summer Breeze singing at a local blues club and finding ways to bring her 'junk to gems' shop from Memphis to her new hometown.

In the middle of a presentation to the Red Hats Society on how to turn an old post into a beautiful, red-and-purple coat rac

Christy is a mystery writer, who finds herself mixed up in a real life mystery when her Aunt Bobbie moves to town and is accused of killing her ex-husband, Eddie Bodine, from Texas based on incriminating evidence. Christy and the 'Red Hats' team together to find the actual killer.

Bobbie gets joy out of restoring used items and ends up opening a second-hand store with Christy working there part-time. Christy becomes faced with same fate of her late Uncle. I was entertained by the twists and enj
Aug 04, 2012 Gwen added it
Great story! Mystery, redemption, relationships restored, and new love for middle-aged adults who thought love was in their pasts.
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#2 in the Christy Castleman Mysteries
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Peggy Darty is the award-winning author of 27 novels, as well as numerous novellas and articles. Her credits include Random House/Waterbrook, Zondervan, Multnomah, Guideposts, Barbour, Bantam and Sunn Classic Films. She has worked in film, researched for CBS, and taught in writing workshops around the country.
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