Benni's friend and her husband have decided to open a dude ranch. And while their intentions may be good, business is not. Benni figures they could use some help. Her plan? To tempt vacationers with a western extravaganza. Soon, Benni is cooking and quilting with a whole slew of western tenderfoots. But when a dog finds a human bone on the property and then Benni uncovers the remains of a murdered man, she must team up with her old nemesis, detective Hudson, to unearth the truth behind a terrible crime.
When Benni Harper's friend passes away, he leaves his Broken DIS ranch to his daughter Shawna and her husband. Instead of raising cattle, the couple decides to turn it into a dude ranch. And while their intentions may be good, business is not. Leave it to Benni and her family to come to the rescue. Her plan? To tempt vacationers with a quilting and western extravaganza. It works. And soon, Benni and her family are cooking, quilting, and horseback riding with a whole slew of western tenderfoots." But the west gets a little too wild when one of the ranch dogs discovers a human bone on the property. It's enough to scare any reasonable guest away. To top it off, there's a rumor that one of the visitors is a nationally known travel writer, secretly working on a write-up. A bad review could easily kill business. Before long, Benni's old nemesis, Detective Ford "Hud" Hudson, is on board investigating. Together they uncover the remains of a murdered man buried in a shallow grave. Now, Benni must keep the guests safe and happy while unearthing the truth behind a terrible crime.
Earlene Fowler was raised in La Puente, California, by a Southern mother and a Western father. She lives in Southern California with her husband, Allen, a large number of quilts, and twenty pairs of cowboy boots.
"Fowler offers another delightful entry into a strong series."Mystery Reader
"Each Benni Harper mystery is better than the previous."Midwest Book Review
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