China Bayles is in a pickle. The daughter of her best friend, Ruby, has
turned up on her doorstep, pregnant and in need of a place to live. And her
otherwise sensible husband has announced that he’s bored with teaching and
ready for a career change. Say “hello” to PI Mike McQuaid and Associates. There
aren’t actually any associates—unless you count Ruby and China, of course. But
the title does have a nice, official ring to it. His first client is Phoebe the
Pickle Queen, owner of the biggest little pickle business in Texas. According
to Phoebe, her plant manager is embezzling, and she wants McQuaid to follow the
Meanwhile, Pecan Springs is hosting the annual Picklefest—and this
year, China and Ruby are on the planning committee, along with Phoebe. But just
days before the festival starts, the Pickle Queen disappears. Some say she sold
her business and split; others think the answer may lie with her missing
boyfriend. It’s up to McQuaid and China to search for the Pickle Queen—and for
clues in a case that promises to leave a very sour taste.
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