The Penguin Who Knew Too Much
Meg Langslow #8
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Featuring: Meg Langslow
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Hold on to your hats, everybody! Donna Andrews is taking
us on another ride into the wonderful world of Meg
Langslow, a world filled with laughter as well as the
knotty problems Meg always seems to encounter and---
Okay, maybe there are people in Antarctica with penguins
in their basements, but in Virginia? Only Megâ€™s dad could
manage that one. A body down there---well, thatâ€™s somewhat
It turns out that explaining the penguinsâ€™ presence is
easy---Megâ€™s dad volunteered to take care of the birds
until the future of the bankrupt local zoo could be
determined. But identifying the body in the basement
proves a harder task---could it be, as Meg fears, that of
the vanished zoo owner?
In the small southern town of Caerphilly, rumors fly
quickly, and all the other well-meaning citizens who have
agreed to take in zoo animals are now worried that they
might be stuck with their guests indefinitely. So when
Megâ€™s dad generously offers to help out anyone who can no
longer care for their four-legged charges, a parade of
wild creatures begins to make Meg and Michaelâ€™s newly
renovated house look more like Noahâ€™s ark.
Meg and Michael have been planning to elope in order to
avoid the elaborate wedding their mothers have begun to
organize---a plan thatâ€™s threatened by both the murder
investigation and the carnival of animals. The only way to
set things right, Meg decides, is to identify both their
uninvited visitor and the killer who put him in their
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