Winner of the St. Martin's Malice Domestic Awardin 1997 for her first work Murder With Peacocks , Donna Andrews brings back her zany charactersand disastrous events. In an attempt to get away fromher family, Meg and herboyfriend goto atiny island off the coast of Maine. What could have been a romantic getaway slowly turns into disaster. Once there, they are maroonedby a hurricaneand that is onlythe beginningof their problems. Meg
Discovering her parents, her brother, her aunt, and
her boyfriend arrive atthe house only to discover thatMeg's parents and siblings, along with their spouses are all there. Whena murder takes place, Meg realizes that sheand her boyfriend can no longer sitby a cozy fireplace, but must instead tramp aroundthe muddyisland to keep tryand clear her father who is the chief suspect.
Shelfari edited the description of Murder with Puffins Monday, August 3, 2009.