Wicked Words: A Honey Driver Murder Mystery

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A sense of justice is felt amongst Bath hoteliers when an unpopular hotel reviewer is found dead stuffed inside a giant teddy at the bottom of an open grave. As the Hotels' Association police liaison officer, Honey Driver is expected to help solve his murder - even though she's something of a suspect herself. On top of that, she's lumbered with a distant friend's incontinent dog - and when it gets kidnapped, she hopes it doesn't come back . . .
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About the author

Jean G. Goodhind is a popular writer of women’s fiction, romance and comedy. For many years she owned and ran a haunted guest house on the outskirts of Bath and was one of the founding members of the Bath Hotel and Restaurant Association. Her experiences inspired the international bestselling Honey Driver series. She has won a BBC Radio award for scriptwriting. She also writes women’s fiction as Lizzie Lane and writes a regular column for the Western Daily Press.
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Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Oct 20, 2014
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Pages
209
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ISBN
9781681468617
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English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Humor / General
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Her instinct proves correct when the winning chef is found dead in his own kitchen.

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