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Murder By Serpents

(2007)
The Mystery Quilt
(The first book in the Quilted Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
Murder arrives in the Smoky Mountains along with the earliest flowers of spring. A snake-handling preacher is murdered with his own snakes. Tennessee Sheriff Tony Abernathy is happiest when his job doesn't require more than minimal work and searching for a killer makes him very busy. Soon, he and his wife, Theo, are embroiled in separate investigations. Tony must deal with reclusive, criminal and just plain peculiar residents. Theo is busy at her quilt shop, gathering information at gossip central and designing a mystery quilt (pattern included). Nothing is as it seems. The county's oddball characters rise to the surface like cream. Problems multiply - identity theft, drugs, stolen cars, romance between man and machine. There is no shortage of gossip, sin, and foul weather to complicate things. Crime is rampant. The body count rises. A deputy is shot. To find the killer, Tony and Theo must stitch the scraps of information together like one of her patchwork patterns.

Genre: Cozy Mystery

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Used availability for Barbara Graham's Murder By Serpents

Hardback Editions

November 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Murder by Serpents (Five Star Mystery Series)
Author(s): Barbara Graham
ISBN: 1-59414-590-3 / 978-1-59414-590-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Five Star
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Paperback Editions

2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Murder By Serpents (A Tony and Theo Abernathy / Quilted Mystery)
Author(s): Barbara Graham
ISBN: 0-373-26844-0 / 978-0-373-26844-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Worldwide Library
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March 2008 : USA Paperback
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Title: Murder by Serpents: The Mystery Quilt (Wheeler Large Print Cozy Mystery)
Author(s): Barbara Graham
ISBN: 1-59722-714-5 / 978-1-59722-714-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Pub Inc
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Audio Editions

April 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Murder by Serpents: The Mystery Quilt
Author(s): Barbara Graham
Publisher: Barbara Graham
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April 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Murder by Serpents: The Mystery Quilt
Author(s): Barbara Graham
Publisher: Barbara Graham
Availability: Amazon AU   


April 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Murder by Serpents: The Mystery Quilt
Author(s): Barbara Graham
Publisher: Barbara Graham
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Murder by Serpents: The Mystery Quilt
Author(s): Barbara Graham
Publisher: Barbara Graham
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2010 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Murder by Serpents (Five Star Mystery Series Book 1)
Author(s): Barbara Graham
Publisher: Five Star Publishing
Availability: Amazon