A Relic to Die For

A Relic to Die For Book Summary

The crime solving trio of the Books To Die For series is back to solve another who dun it. This time Bonnie's nephew discovers family relics for sale online belonging to his great, great grandfather who was buried 150 years ago on the family farm. Jake is hired to check out the grave of Captain Howard Scott on the Southern Missouri homestead. The investigation lands Jake in a grave with a corpse, and a suspect in a gruesome murder. Will he clear his name and find the real murderer. Of course he will, but along the way, Jake, Bonnie, and Fred have an adventure of a lifetime.

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  • Cindy

    Cozy but not entirely clean. Plotted well, likable cast, twists enough for interest, some graphic body reactions in earlier chapters might put some off (me as well) graphics aren’t necessary for plo...

  • Jeannie and Louis Rigod

    I accidentally read the last book first, in this case, I never realized it however, as the book kept my attention throughout. A man and his dog are in Southern Missouri on a case. His friend, Bonnie's...

  • Allison Kohn

    Another great readThese books are always a pleasure to read. They are so good that I never speed read them. It may take me all day to read but I can't put one down before I'm finished. I love to hear ...

  • Michael Stern

    Just finished "A Relic to Die For" by Richard Houston and want you to know that if you haven't read any of his cozy mysteries, now's the time. Jake Martin and Fred, his Golden Retriever, are back in t...

  • Timothy Glass

    A Relic to Die ForI enjoyed the reader’s journey with this book. As a lover of dogs, I especially love any book with a pup in the mix of things.The characters are colorful. One can almost picture be...

  • Carlin

    I'm sure glad I read this mystery. It is #5 in the To Die For series. I read #1-4 set in Colorado, then I read #6 which was set in Missouri with really no indication why Jake had moved there. So #5 cl...

  • Mayten

    I figure any author who manages to write a couple hundred pages of reasonable English prose deserves one star for effort. (Of course, zero-stars are not allowed.) In this case, a second star needs to ...

  • Evelyn Grabas

    A little slow to start, but I stuck with it and was glad I did, because it picked up and made for very interesting reading.The characters were great. I was really at a loss as to who I thought the kil...

  • Holly A. Woodruff

    Another winner from Richard HoustonI think I have now read all the books in the To Die For series and I hope Mr. Houston will keep writing them. It's a pleasure to spend time with Jake, his friend and...

  • Mary Meredith

    The latest book by Richard Houston, "A Relic to Die For" does not disappoint. All of the main characters are there, Jake, Fred, Bonnie, and even Bonnie's long suffering sister, Margot. The only thing ...