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Death and the Family Tree (Trudy Roundtree Mystery #5)

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Ogeechee's oldest living ex-mayor, Julian Stubbs, is murdered the day after he is honoured at Ogeechee's bicentennial celebration. The solution to the case is in the tangled branches of the Stubbs family tree.
Hardcover, 251 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by Five Star (ME) (first published May 1st 2007)
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Jane Irish Nelson
Jul 31, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: mystery, contemporary
Most of the Stubbs family has gathered in Ogeechee for the town's bicentennial celebration. Naturally this brings out old memories — and old hostilities. When Julian Stubbs falls to his death down the stairs of the family home, he is found clutching the framed family tree that hung on the wall. Why was he holding it? Officer Trudy Roundtree can't help wondering if there is a clue hidden in the family tree somewhere as she and her boss investigate not only the murder but other events involving th ...more
Candace Davidson
Mar 29, 2013 rated it liked it
The plot was good, but slow at times. The character Shawna was quit annoying and no a good friend to Trudy. I didn't like how she treated her. I have 2 more books to read then I will complete this series. Some of the writing seemed awkward, it made it hard to get into the book.
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Trudy #4
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For those of us who don't mind a formulaic mystery between more serious reads, this one is cute and quick.
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funny, light mystery
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Linda Berry's Trudy Roundtree novels are set in rural south Georgia, but Linda lives in Colorado, where she's a community arts activist and an insatiable theatregoer. Other published credits include poetry, plays, preschool currriculum, and a newspaper entertainment column.

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