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A Nose for Justice

A Nose for Justice
By: Rita Mae Brown
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publication Date: October 4, 2001


Brief Review:

A Nose for Justice is filled with the history of Nevada water rights.  Jeep Reed owns a 10,000-acre ranch near Reno, Nevada and she was smart enough to make sure she owned the water rights that came with the land.  Jeep also rented water rights from her neighbors which kept SSRM and Wade Properties from developing the land.

Mags Rogers, Jeep’s great-niece, was hit hard during a hill slide on Wall Street.  She moved back to Nevada to live with Jeep and to help out on the ranch.

Jeep’s dog, King, and Mag’s dog, Baxter, play important roles in this story of murder, mystery, and mayhem.

Follow Jeep, Mags, King, and Baxter as they dig to uncover the mystery of the buried skeleton in the barn.  And help Deputy Pete Meadows and Officer Lonnie Parrish uncover who is behind the bombing of two SSRM water pumps and the murders Sam Peruzzi, Oliver Hitchens and Egon Utrecht.


About the Author: (from author’s Amazon page)

Rita Mae Brown is the bestselling author of the Sister Jane novels-Outfoxed, Hotspur, Full Cry, The Hunt Ball, The Hounds and the Fury, The Tell-Tale Horse, and Hounded to Death-as well as the Sneaky Pie Brown mysteries and Rubyfruit Jungle, In Her Day, Six of One, and The Sand Castle, among many others. An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, Brown lives in Afton, Virginia.

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And the Winners Are!

All winners have been notified and the books are on their way!

Congratulations to:


Janice J. is the winner of Hometown Appetites!  Hope you enjoy learning about Clementine Paddleford and trying out some of the recipes.









He wrote me a note saying that he too had a nose for justice!  The winner of A Nose for Justice is James W.








Mary Z. is the winner of A Flower for My Mother. 

The stories in this book are fun for both young and old.






The winner of Both Sides of Nice is Helen R.








Thanks to everyone who participated in this giveaway.

The next giveaway is Banned Book Week Giveaway, September 15-30.  Again this is a hop that I am participating via bookhounds.net




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