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A Bed And Breakfast Murder Mystery

Cover Image for Doing it at the Dixie Dew, An Agatha Christie-inspired murder mystery set at a Southern B&B.


When Beth McKenzie's grandmother passed away, she left behind a hefty nursing home bill and a dilapidated mansion, and it was up to Beth to figure out what to do. But luckily, she had a plan. 

She would open a charming bed and breakfast in and old southern mansion and settle back into life in a small town. But then her first guest is murdered and everything begins to unravel. The story is the premise of Doing It at the Dixie Dew(Minotaur Books/2014), an Agatha Christie-inspired murder mystery by Pittsboro-based author Ruth Moose

Host Frank Stasio talks with Moose about her debut novel.

Anita Rao is an award-winning journalist, host, creator, and executive editor of "Embodied," a weekly radio show and podcast about sex, relationships & health.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.