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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,
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 20th 2007 by WaterBrook
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Jessie Weaver
Jun 24, 2014 rated it liked it
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
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Gramy
Oct 06, 2013 rated it really liked it

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
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Debbie
Sep 19, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was the first book I've read by this author. Apparently this is the second book in this series but you don't have to read the first to enjoy this mystery.It was easy to follow and I enjoyed it cover to cover.
Gwen
Aug 04, 2012 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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