Sunday, March 1, 2015

William Tapply, in DEAD WINTER, provides a smile for a Sunday morning

Whiling away the winter doldrums, Marash Girl has been whipping through (at the rate of about one book a day) the William G. Tapply's murder mysteries -- novels set in the Boston area and sometimes Maine, featuring Brady Coyne a lawyer and recreational fisherman. In DEAD WINTER (an appropriate title for the past month of February), Brady Coyne's client, a pastor who lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts, proposes the following riddle:

Question:  "Know how to make Holy Water?"

Answer:  "By boiling the hell out of it!"


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