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ISBN: 978-1-940222-84-4
184 pages

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Grave Shift

~ Book 2 of the Darcy & Flora Cozy Mystery Series ~

by Blanche Day Manos and Barbara Burgess

Before the long nightmare ended, Darcy would often wish her mother had not opened that letter from an unknown woman. But, she did open it and shared it with her daughter, plunging both Darcy Campbell and Flora Tucker into a tale of an unsolved mystery, a web of secrets, and the discovery of an unsuspected traitor.
      In tracking down clues about the disappearance of a young woman, Darcy and Flora leave their hometown of Levi, Oklahoma, and drive to Amarillo, Texas, then back again. Following leads that have long been covered, both women find more than one surprise including some discoveries about themselves.

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Praise for Grave Shift

This is a new-to-me series. It's the second one in the Darcy & Flora Cozy Mystery series. It's always fun to be introduced to a new series. I didn't feel as if I was missing anything by not having read the first one. A mother/daughter sleuth team is a bit different and works well with these two.
      The plot is interesting with an engaging cast of characters. The narrator, Michelle Babb, has a wonderful talent for giving a different voice to each character. It makes for an enjoyable listening experience. I'm looking forward to listening to more of this series.
      ~ Yvonne at Socrates Book Reviews

Blanche Manos lets the reader to get to the characters and weaves suspense into the story. Well written cozy mystery!
      ~ Nancy Kay Grace, author of The Grace Impact

So nice to continue with the familiar characters I met in the The Cemetery Club. I enjoy the close relationship between mother and daughter. There is a new adventure around each corner.
      ~ Elaine Jones

Blanche Manos lets the reader to get to the characters and weaves suspense into the story. Well written cozy mystery! Grave Shift continues the Darcy/Flora mystery series of page-turning suspense and down-to-earth characters.
      The writers create a sense of being there, developing images and sensations as the mother/daughter team go about solving the mystery of buried clues and devious schemes on their land. A touch of romance completes the delightful reading experience every mystery buff seeks.
      ~ Barbara Youree, author of the award-winning Courageous Journey

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In her previous life, Blanche Day Manos was a kindergarten teacher, part-time writer of feature stories for a newspaper, and writer of stories and poems for children's and Christian magazines. Now, she lives in a bustling Arkansas town near her family. In between writing books, she enjoys painting and playing the piano.
      Blanche specializes in clean mysteries that have middle-aged women protagonists with a tendency to become involved in strange and mysterious happenings in their hometowns.
      Darcy Campbell, retired newspaper reporter, and her mother Flora Tucker, protagonists, can't stay out of trouble in Levi, Oklahoma. On the surface, this lovely town seems tranquil, filled with law-abiding and peaceful people. As Darcy and Flora discover, more is going on than meets the eye. The Cemetery Club, Grave Shift, Best Left Buried, and Grave Heritage follow these courageous women from one harrowing adventure to another.
      The second series, the Ned McNeil Moonlight books, begins with Nettie Elizabeth McNeil returning to her hometown of Ednalee, looking forward to a reunion with her only living relative, her Uncle Javin. The reunion fails to happen and Ned, as her friends call her, discovers that she is involved in a web of lies and mysteries that have their origin in a murder that happened decades ago. Moonlight Can Be Murder indeed. More excitement takes place under a full moon in By the Fright of the Silvery Moon. The third Ned McNeil book, Moonstruck and Murderous, follows Ned and her two childhood friends into the mystery surrounding a 200-year-old house that is lovely to look at but is built around a deadly secret of its own.

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