The Darling Dahlias And The Texas Star

The Darling Dahlias And The Texas Star

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"The Texas star herself -- Miss Lily Dare, the "fastest woman in the world" -- is bringing her Dare Devils Flying Circus to Darling. Unfortunately, she's also bringing a whole lot of trouble. As the Dahlias prepare for the annual Watermelon Festival -- where they will present the famous female aviatrix with her own Texas Star hibiscus -- rumors are flying. Dahlias president Liz Lacy learns that Miss Dare has been threatened and her plane sabotaged. Apparently the bold and beautiful barnstormer has made plenty of enemies. And is it possible she may be involved with the husband of one of Darling's local ladies? As the Texas Star barnstorms into town, Liz and Verna Tidwell offer to help bring down a saboteur who may be propelled by revenge. Before it's all over, there will be plenty of black eyes and dark secrets revealed..."--Back cover.
Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2014.
Edition: Berkley Prime Crime mass-market edittion.
ISBN: 9780425260593
Characteristics: xvi, 304 pages ; 18 cm.


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Feb 15, 2017

One of an excellent series of books set in a time some of us will still remember. I hope she puts a 'bottle tree' mystery in one of her books.

Sep 18, 2015

hard book to get into. very slow. Nothing happened for the first 1/3 of the book. It's hard to keep going.

Dec 31, 2014

Barnstorming in the 30's was always a thrill to watch, more so when the daring Texas Star and her acrobatic aerialist performed at the Darling Watermelon Fair! A real glimpse of coping in hard and thrifty times. And by now we know the players, all members of the Darling Dahlias Garden Club, who seem like comfortable old friends we get to know a little better.

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