Murder with Peacocks by Donna Andrews

Read: May 10 - May 20
Format: Paperback 312 pages
Source: Borrowed from Tutu
Subject: Wedding preparations, deceptive people, murder
Challenges: 11 in 11, 75 Book, TIOLI,
Category: Something Borrowed/Something Blue - from friends/blue
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Stars: ★★★★

Meg Langslow heads back to her hometown to finish up the arrangements that are her responsibility as maid of honor for her best friend, her brother's bride, and her mother. Their weddings are all taking place within a 3 week time frame and Meg has to make sure that all the changes are managed and the brides discouraged from the impractical.

At the first pre-nuptial social gathering, Meg meets her mother's fiancé and his former sister-in-law who is a disagreeable woman who quickly alienates everyone she meets. 2 days later she's dead.

So started Meg's very amusing efforts to solve the murder so that the weddings aren't effected. Between the queen of Bridezillas and a dog that hates everyone, another bride who decides on a costume wedding 6 weeks before the event and calligrapher who has a few too many while addressing envelopes, and her mother who just seems to let everything slide by - even the death of a worker on a runaway lawnmower, the reader is held spellbound throughout. Definitely a series to continue in the future.

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