Author(s): Mary Daheim
In the latest installment in the New York Times and USA Today bestselling Bed-and-Breakfast series, Judith McMonigle Flynn's vacation goes awry when her fellow guests have a different kind of getaway planned . . .
After a busy summer, Judith McMonigle Flynn--owner of Seattle's popular Hillside Manor B&B--needs some R&R. Her husband, Joe, surprises her with a trip to Banff in the Canadian Rockies.
Judith's overjoyed that Cousin Renie and Bill are joining them. But while making reservations, Joe and Bill made one tiny mistake. Instead of a gorgeous suite in a hotel modeled after a Scottish castle, they're staying at a small motel farther down the road. Though their accommodations leave something to be desired, the on-site guests are the real prize. Ma and Pa Stokes and their family members have gathered on the mountainside to give a relative a permanent send-off--a nice gesture, until Judith realizes that paying their respects might be a little premature . . . without some sinister assistance. Old man Codger's final wish is for his remains to be sent off down the Bow River. Yet the old coot isn't quite dead--yet.
Now it's up to Judith and Renie to determine who arranged to send a would-be corpse on an early date with the undertaker.