Southern Death, Society and One Floppy Eared Hero Tic Hound

Buried Bones - Carolyn Haines

Twisted ! 

When local world traveling author/artist Lawrence comes home stirs the pot with his tell all book that he has written. He warns about secrets that are all going to come out and the people should prepare. Worried stares, whispers and scrambling surround his pressence. When he goes belly up at after his whoop to do dinner party the fun begins.

Sarah Booth is paid by her electric dance teacher and friend to find the murder. The players all peek their heads into her view. The quirky, jerky, sexual, smooth and bitchy, that make up this small town are almost all suspects. She wanders into something so deep her boots may not save her from getting touched by the muck. Her life once again my be ended early with her inability to stick her nose in her own business only.

Her love life is still a mess. The man who has been a perfect gentleman has sipped into something ugly. He gives her a sweet cuddly puppy one minute and completely shuts her off another. He can go from hot to freezing so fast even I got whiplash. Yes, here is another man who could use a basic class in communication 101. His lack of ability to share might just cost him any chance with Sarah Booth. Then there is the fact that even his is a suspect.

Sweetie Pie was the hero of this story. She wore her super dog cape and wore it well, so well the 4 legged male population visited her regularly. It's tough being a sex symbol an hero at the same time. 


I had a good time reading this second book in the series.  I love the quirky side characters they each hold so much attention they could go off on their own stories. I've already ordered the next book and can't wait to see where the ending went. I can't tell you without spoilers but Sarah Booth was in a very happy moment in the arms of....