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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (429 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Christina Dodd, Sophie Littlefield Narrator: Rebecca Soler, Kym Dakin Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Unabridged edition Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Stella Hardesty Series Release Date:
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Stella Hardesty, avenger of wronged women, is getting cozy with Sheriff "Goat" Jones when a tornado blows none other than Goat's scheming ex-wife, Brandy, through the front door. Adding to the chaos, the tornado destroys the snack shack at the demolition derby track, pulling up the concrete and unearthing a woman's body. The main suspect for the dumping is Neb Donovan. Years ago, Neb's wife asked Stella for help getting him sober. Stella doesn't believe the gentle man could kill any woman, and she promises his frantic wife she'll look into it. Former client Chrissy Shaw, now fully employed at Stella's sewing shop, helps with snooping around as Stella must negotiate with the unpredictable Brandy and the dangerously alluring sheriff.

This is the thrilling sequel to Sophie Littlefield's award-winning debut featuring Stella Hardesty, one of the most applauded and exciting new heroines in crime fiction today.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Cherie Reeves | 2/17/2014

    " Different kind of crime novel. The author did a good job of staying in character when writing the book, but as a reader it sometimes drove me nuts. The book is set in "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Tracy | 2/16/2014

    " God I just love these books! What a fun and realistic heroine! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Susan | 2/11/2014

    " When a tornado hits the little town of Prosper, MO, it upends the snack shop on the fairgrounds, and a buried body is found beneath them. Neb Donovan helped build the snack shop, and is the main suspect in the burial. Stella Hardesty, whose main business is helping abused wives (she was one herself), had helped Neb's wife Donna free him from a fundamentalist cult, and promises that she'll help again. True, Stella'd rather get some abuser to see the light, using a variety of tools, but she can certainly help the attractive sheriff solve this crime. Unfortunately for her other plans about the sheriff, his trashy almost ex-wife has ust arrived in town, and doesn't want Stella's interference. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kelly | 2/1/2014

    " I read book 1 , then 3, then this one (2). Don't want to miss any books in this series. Yay for Stella!!! "

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