A Bird in the Hand

A Bird in the Hand

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A Bird in the Hand
Proverbial Crime Mysteries book #1
by Dane McCaslin

Take two British expats, transplant them to upstate New York where the local HOA is worshipped and neighbors spy on each other for fun, and you have the makings of murder gone amok.

Caro Layton-Browning, an accomplished writer of mysteries, never imagined she would unwittingly stumble into a series of real-life murders good enough to be in her own books. But when the Cat Lady next door, who Caro is convinced is out to make life miserable for her, is found dead among her feline collection, Caro finds herself in trouble far more dangerous than her neighborhood HOA has ever dished out before. Suddenly she and her professor hubby, Gregory, find themselves on the trail of a murderer far more sinister than Caro's imagination could conjure up.  

As the bodies begin to pile up in picturesque Seneca Meadows, Caro sees the possibility of a plot for her newest book, and the killer sees someone who needs to be moved out of the way...permanently.  

What people are saying about the Proverbial Crime Mysteries:

"With a gang of eclectic and unforgettable characters, A Bird in the Hand is a fast-paced mystery that will have you turning the pages faster and faster...I soaked up this mystery, like a caffeine addict that hasn't had a cup of coffee for a week, and I'm eager to find out what kind of fun and adventure Caro and Greg will get up to next! " ~ Cozy Mystery Book Reviews

"I loved the mystery and the twists and turns that took place. When I think of cozy mysteries I often think of British heroines who are nosy and determined and Caro is definitely is that. If you enjoy classic Cozies with a twist this one is a must read." ~ Night Owl Reviews

"A BIRD IN THE HAND has delightful characters, a cozy setting, and a clever plot...what more could you want from a mystery?"
~ Gemma Halliday, New York Times bestselling mystery author

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