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Digging Up Bones

(The first book in the Birdwell, Texas Mystery series)
A novel by

From acclaimed author Aimee Gilchrist comes a brand new series set in the most unlikely of places...

Helen Harding is a genius at picking losers. Her exes run the gamut from merely lazy to legitimately criminal, making all the stops in between. After her fourth, and absolutely final, fiance is carted off to prison for making time with the underage honeys, Helen is mortified and desperate to get out of town. The perfect solution seems to be a last minute call to arms from her aunt Penny, a beer swigging chain smoker from backwoods Texas who has three-inch press-on nails, a love of men from truck stops, and a life or death problem...that, unfortunately, ends in death before Helen even has a chance to arrive.

Helen believes in atonement - or maybe it's revenge. Either way, she owes it to Penny to find out who ended her life in violence. Much to the annoyance of the local volunteer sheriff, Aodhagan MacFarley - who Helen is most definitely not getting involved with no matter how hot he may look in his fitted suit and polished wingtips. With or without his help, Helen vows to tracks a trail of suspects who may have more than one foul deed to account for. As the days drag on, the nights heat up, and the danger grows closer, if Helen isn't careful, she may just end up six feet under and the latest casualty of Birdwell, Texas!

What critics are saying about Aimee's books:

"Great characters and witty dialogue. There are enough twists and turns to keep you guessing until the end. I look forward to reading more."
- A Cozy Booknook

"An awesome, fun and funny read. Highly recommended for mystery readers, cozy readers...chick-lit, humor. Highly recommended!"
- Bear Mountain Books

"Clever, witty, and heartfelt! I was with Helen every step of the way, and I wish I could visit Birdwell, Texas myself. You know, without the dead bodies and stuff."
- Gemma Halliday, New York Times bestselling author


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Used availability for Aimee Gilchrist's Digging Up Bones

Paperback Editions

February 2016 : Paperback

Title: Digging Up Bones: Volume 1 (Birdwell, Texas Mysteries)
Author(s): Aimee Gilchrist
ISBN: 1-5302-5068-4 / 978-1-5302-5068-4
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

February 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Digging Up Bones (Birdwell, Texas Mysteries Book 1)
Author(s): Aimee Gilchrist
Publisher: Gemma Halliday Publishing
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA