Overlooked Cozies: A Nude Beach Lifeguard Mystery

Did you happen to catch this one while reading at the beach?

A Birthday Suited For Death (A Nude Beach Lifeguard Mystery)
By Buffy Pendaltree

Being a lifeguard at a nude beach for seniors just outside of Sag Harbor is

Nude Beach Lifeguard is a thank-less job
Nude Beach Lifeguard is a thankless job
almost as exciting as watching paint dry. But while it’s hardly a dream job, it keeps Pandy Stark clear of the employment office. Things start picking up at old Mr. Draggasac’s birthday party when he drops a handful of lit candles in his lap and is later found behind the lifeguard stand with a medium-sized swordfish driven deeply into his torso.

When it appears that the police are dragging their feet, Pandy decides that there are no ifs ands or butts about it. There may be a few wrinkles in this case, but she’s determined to crack it even if it drives her nuts.

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William I. Lengeman III is a freelance journalist with a fondness for gourmet tea and traditional mysteries. He writes about the former at Tea Guy Speaks and the latter at Traditional Mysteries.


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