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Toucan keep a secret / by Donna Andrews.

By: Andrews, Donna [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Andrews, Donna, Meg Langslow: book 23.Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018Edition: Large print edition.Description: 445 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781432855758; 1432855751.Other title: Two can keep a secret.Subject(s): Langslow, Meg (Fictitious character) -- Fiction | Women detectives -- Fiction | Women -- Crimes against -- FictionGenre/Form: Humorous stories. | Detective and mystery stories.DDC classification: 813/.6 Summary: Meg Langslow is at Trinity Episcopal locking up after an event and checking on the toucan that Rev. Robyn Smith is fostering in her office. After hearing a hammering in the crypt, Meg finds an elderly parishioner lying dead on the floor. Several niches have been chiseled open, several urns knocked out, and amid the spilled ashes is a gold ring with a huge red stone. The curmudgeonly victim had become disgruntled with the church and ranted all over town about taking back his wife's ashes. Did someone who had it in for him follow him? Or was the motive grave robbery? Or did he see someone breaking in and investigate? Why was the ruby left behind? While Chief Burke investigates the murder, Robyn recruits Meg to contact the families of the people whose ashes were disturbed. During this task, Meg discovers clues that indicate that a thief broke into the church to steal the toucan the night of the murder, so Meg decides to set a trap for the would-be toucan thief...who might also be the killer.
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A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Meg Langslow MysteryMeg Langslow is at Trinity Episcopal and checking on the toucan Rev. Smith is fostering when she finds a parishioner dead on the floor of the crypt.

Sequel to: How the finch stole Christmas!

Meg Langslow is at Trinity Episcopal locking up after an event and checking on the toucan that Rev. Robyn Smith is fostering in her office. After hearing a hammering in the crypt, Meg finds an elderly parishioner lying dead on the floor. Several niches have been chiseled open, several urns knocked out, and amid the spilled ashes is a gold ring with a huge red stone. The curmudgeonly victim had become disgruntled with the church and ranted all over town about taking back his wife's ashes. Did someone who had it in for him follow him? Or was the motive grave robbery? Or did he see someone breaking in and investigate? Why was the ruby left behind? While Chief Burke investigates the murder, Robyn recruits Meg to contact the families of the people whose ashes were disturbed. During this task, Meg discovers clues that indicate that a thief broke into the church to steal the toucan the night of the murder, so Meg decides to set a trap for the would-be toucan thief...who might also be the killer.

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