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A Tough Nut to Kill

Authors: Lee, Elizabeth
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC022040, FIC022070, FIC022100
ISBN: 9780698137936, Related ISBNs: 0425261409, 0698137930, 9780425261408, 9780698137936
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 304,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Lindy Blanchard has devoted five years of her life to saving the pecan trees on her family’s farm—but someone is going to deadly lengths to see that she fails…

Riverville, Texas, is pecan country, and the Blanchard family farm is famous for its acres of tall pecan trees and the delicious pies and cookies sold at the Nut House, the aptly named family store. Miss Amelia, Lindy’s feisty grandmother, makes the best pecan pies for several counties and the farm is attracting visitors from far and wide to sample the wares.

Until the day Lindy walks into the greenhouse to find her uncle Amos murdered and her new stock of trees destroyed, with the best of the bunch stolen. Who is out to ruin the Blanchard family? And who wanted Uncle Amos dead? With the sheriff stumped, it’s up to Lindy and Miss Amelia to save the ranch and tree a killer.

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