By Melanie Jackson
An overturned truck has left wild turkeys operating free in wish Falls. Chloe Boston, unofficial detective and meter maid, is determined the duty of rounding them up. whereas Chloe is looking turkeys she stumbles on a homicide. the manager wishes either turkeys and killer rounded up via Thanksgiving. Can Chloe do the very unlikely and in addition be maid of honor at her cousin's marriage ceremony while the groom is her major suspect?
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