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Geared For The Grave by Duffy Brown

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Also by Duffy Brown:

Lethal in Old Lace, March 2018
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Demise in Denim, April 2015
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Geared For The Grave, December 2014
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Iced Chiffon, October 2012
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Geared For The Grave
Duffy Brown

A Cycle Path Mystery
Berkley
December 2014
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Featuring: Evie Bloomfield; Rudy Randolph; Bunny Harrington
304 pages
ISBN: 0425268942
EAN: 9780425268940
Kindle: B00JJXV47W
Paperback / e-Book
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FIRST IN A NEW SERIES!

Mackinac Island is a peaceful summer resort town where everyone coasts through the streets on bicycles. But after someone sends a prominent local on her final ride, it’s up to one resourceful visitor to get things running again…

Hoping to shift her chances of a promotion in her favor, Evie Bloomfield heads to Mackinac Island to assist her boss’s father. Rudy Randolph has broken his leg and operating his bike shop, Rudy’s Rides, is too much to handle by himself. But Evie’s good turn only leads to more trouble…

After Evie’s arrival, wealthy resident Bunny Harrington dies in what looks like a freak bike accident. Upon closer inspection, Bunny’s brakes were tampered with, and now the prime suspect in her murder is also Bunny’s number one enemy: Rudy.

So if Evie hopes to stay on her boss’s good side, she’ll need to steer Rudy clear of jail. Now she must quickly solve this mystery so she can put the brakes on the real killer’s plan…

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19 comments posted.

Re: Geared For The Grave

Sounds like a very interesting book to read. I love reading a book from an author I have not had the opportunity to read before, so I hope to be lucky and win...thank you so much
(C Culp 12:54pm December 2, 2014)

In my younger days I rode a Harley. At 71 I now realize I break easy. I still
miss the thrill of the ride.
(
Pat Freely 3:00pm December 2, 2014)

I like Rudy's advice! I do ride a bike, though not much
here in the Rocky Mountains-- I'm too much of a wuss.
(
Mary Ann Dimand 3:01pm December 2, 2014)

Sounds like a great book and brings back memories from days when I first tried to ride my mothers bike at age 5. I had to get help from the older neighbor girl to hold me up, while I pedaled. In no time, I was riding all over standing up. I was much too small to sit up on the seat! Fabulous book cover!
(
Linda Luinstra 7:41pm December 2, 2014)

Would love to read and review. The hardest part of staying on the bike is overcoming fear and learning to balance.
(
Jane Squires 7:43pm December 2, 2014)

I remember bike riding and all the scraped knees NEVER ride on gravel with a skirt.

Sounds like a book I would enjoy reading.
(
Roseann Moss 8:25pm December 2, 2014)

sounds like a fun book.

I do know how to ride a bike. I have a distinct memory of going down a hill without my parents holding the back of it and falling into a fence. Didn't get too banged up and it was an awesome lesson to learn. Of course, haven't ridden a bike much in recent years, so who knows how proficient I am at it!
(
Rachel Barckhaus 12:29pm December 3, 2014)

Yes and I have always loved to ride just for pleasure. I love your list of reasons--
what a hoot!
(
Sandra Spilecki 10:27am December 3, 2014)

I haven't been on a bike for years even though I have one.
When it warms up again, I should try to bike again. I'm
only 1 1/2 miles from the library, so round trip it
wouldn't take long on a bike.
(
Anne Muller 10:55am December 3, 2014)

This looks like a book with humor.
(
Seanna Yeager 11:54am December 3, 2014)

I know how to ride a bike. Learning how was very scary!
Love the book's title!
(
Maria Proctor 12:10pm December 3, 2014)

Trusting that your parents aren't going to just let you go
when you aren't ready.
(
Kimberly Woodall 12:25pm December 3, 2014)

I watches by 2 older sister and my older brother and
figured I could do that. I took my brothers 10 speed bike
and just started peddling. The only thing I didn't learn
was how to break. But, skinned elbows, knees, back, and
forehead are healable. Right?
(
Tina Ullrich 12:44pm December 3, 2014)

Oh goodness! Learning how to ride a bike .. it is
exhilarating but painful that's for sure! I learned to ride
with my twin sister so it became a competition on who could
learn first. It was probably a big deal at the time .. but
i'm no even sure who won.
(
Rachael Whitzman 2:54pm December 3, 2014)

I can ride a bike, but my balance is very iffy!
(
Joanne Schultz 5:01pm December 3, 2014)

Even though I haven't had a chance to ride my bike for a
couple of years, it's one of my favorite things to do!!
Being a person who lives in Michigan, I've never been to
Mackinac Island, but would love to read your book, since
even though you haven't said much about it, I'm taking it
that that's where the setting is. When you read a book
about an area that you're familiar with, it's like putting
on a pair of your favorite shoes - it's very comfortable,
and makes the experience that much more rewarding!! I would
love to read your book, whether or not it's set there, just
to find out what it's about, and think that the cover is
just beautiful, too!! Congratulations!!
(
Peggy Roberson 6:59pm December 3, 2014)

Bike riding was an everyday and wonderful activity. Through
the neighborhoods, to the library and pool. Loved every single
day of life then.
(
Sharon Berger 7:44pm December 3, 2014)

The first time I was on a bike, I broke my leg. Years later
I tried again but my cousins kept jumping out at me and
putting obsticles in my way. Finally when I went to college
in the hilly town of Huntsville Texas I bought a bike,
determined to learn. After practice at home for a month, I
was starting to feel confident. My first weekend at the
university, a friend and I went for a practice run. At the
bottom of a hill, I hit a pinecone, flipped the bike and
collected asphault for every inch of skin and teeth I left
behind. Starting college with a broken front to is so
delightful. I gave up then and there. Walked the bike
back, thouwing up as I went an sold it for a pittance. The
bike won.
(
Billie Jackson 9:58pm December 3, 2014)

Bike riding is a skill one should never lose once
acquired! :)

Living in Michigan, I have many fond memories of visiting
Mackinac.
(
Jennifer Ingman 11:17pm December 5, 2014)

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