The Real Macaw

The Real Macaw

Large Print - 2011
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A New York Times Bestselling Author -- During a 2 a. m. feeding for her four-month-old twins, Meg Langslow investigates a noise and finds dozens of animals in her living room -- from cats and dogs to a foul-mouthed macaw. It turns out her kindhearted father and zoologist grandfather are part of a group of citizens that has stolen the local shelter's animals to protest the repeal of their no-kill policy. But the volunteer who was to transport the animals to their new homes has been murdered ...
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Thorndike Press, 2011.
Edition: Unabridged large print edition.
ISBN: 9781410440105
1410440109
9780312621209
Characteristics: 433 pages.

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smichal
Aug 21, 2013

couldn't get into it, although I love birds. I got to page 1 and noticed text like "should I use the breast pump now or later?". OMG after that I am returning the book. Ick

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easychair
Mar 04, 2013

This is the third book of hers that I have read. The first was very funny and charming, the second was similar, and this one seems like another book just like the other two I have read. She evidently has a formula that works for her. Three is enough for me.

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astrella
Jan 21, 2012

Love this series. Well written with great protagonist and other characters. This installment doesn't have quite as much detecting as some of the others, but nonetheless!

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deRougemont
Sep 22, 2011

I love this series and this title maintains the standard. The mystery is fun, but spending a few hours with Meg Langslow and her collection of whacko relatives is a real treat. A wonderfully humourous whodunit.

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Sep 12, 2011

As usual, it is a real zoo around Meg's home, but she unmasks the murderer at the risk of her life. The other "bad guys" get sorted out satisfactorily, too. Well, what else would you expect, with Meg and family involved?

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cardigramma
Aug 22, 2011

Donna Andrews at her best. I didn't figure out who did it. Loved this book.

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