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Mourning Shift (Tory Bauer Mystery #4)

3.94  ·  Rating details ·  126 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Tory Bauer is the quintessential diner waitress, slopping up greasy food with a hefty side order of cranky attitude. In Mourning Shift the goblins are out for Halloween, and Tory is crabbier than usual. Is it a trick when a mysterious old man dies in the cafe's restroom? Or is it a treat to find out the juicy gossip that he's the cafe owner's long estranged husband? The r ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Avon (first published 1998)
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Rebecca Woitte
Nov 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The author draws you into the small town of Delphi, South Dakota with her interesting cast of characters where everyone knows everyone including everyone’s business.
Lauren T
Nov 08, 2014 rated it it was ok
I struggled with this book. I felt the book could have been a lot shorter without the amount of "fluff" in the beginning of each chapter. At the end of each chapter, you were left hanging, encouraging you to read on but the next chapter would begin with some new story before getting back to the issue at hand.

Overall, the book had me going until the very end but it was a struggle to pick up the book each time. The killer was a bit of a surprise which was a nice change for once. I give the book tw
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Beth
Jun 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
A quick read, an interesting murder mystery set like all of the stories in this series in a small South Dakota town. I started reading this series when I found Kathleen Taylor's blog on fibercrafts and she talked about the novels she wrote.

I find the stories interesting since Taylor knows small towns and the citizen's relationships. The intereactions of the citizens of the town always lend themselves to solving the story.
Mary  (Biblophile)
I thought the book was a little slow and overly verbose.It took a while for things to get moving and even then it plodded along.
Mary Newcomb
The Delphi Cafe will never be the same as Aphrodite (the owner and chief cook) died in a car explosion. Tory Bauer figures it all out in unexpected ways.

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Sep 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
This series is consistently well-written,intricately plotted and fun.
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Kathleen Taylor is a freelance knitwear designer and a prolific writer. She is the author of the popular book Knit One, Felt Too, and her knitting designs have appeared in more than 50 different magazines. She lives in Redfield, South Dakota.

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