All individuals ages two and older who enter Anne Arundel County Public Library buildings
are required to wear a mask, regardless of vaccination status.

Learn more about how AACPL is working to keep customers and staff safe.

Support AACPL's collections, services, programs and more by setting up a recurring gift. Click here to make your library better.

Staying Home Is a Killer
(Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Author:
Series:
Published:
Kensington Books 2008
Format:
Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read
Status:
Available from OverDrive
Description

The ever-organized Air Force wife tackles a case of murder in the "satisfying, well-executed second Mom Zone cozy" from the USA Today bestselling author (Publishers Weekly).
Ellie Avery balances motherhood, marriage, and her own business—Everything in Its Place—with cheerful efficiency. A maestro of organization, she sees her life as an easy checklist that does not include the untimely death of Penny Follette.
Unlike the police, Ellie isn't convinced Penny's death was suicide. But it's an uphill battle getting the officials to take her seriously. Then another spouse is strangled, and someone tries to poison an outspoken female Air Force pilot.
Poking about in closets and peeking through drawers, Ellie hopes to find the common thread tying the crimes together. With her husband Mitch about to be deployed in the "sandbox" (that's the Mideast for us civvies), she wants some quality time with her significant other. As the schedule tightens and the mystery heightens, Ellie's out to prove that home is not for killers!
Filled with Ellie Avery's great organizing tips
Praise for the Ellie Avery Mystery series
"A fun debut for an appealing young heroine." —Carolyn Hart, New York Times bestselling author
"Crackles with intrigue, keeps you turning pages." —Alesia Holliday, New York Times bestselling author
"Sharp writing, tight plotting, a fascinating peek into the world of military wives. Jump in!" —Cynthia Baxter, author of the Lickety Splits Mysteries
"Mystery with a 'mommy lit' flavor. A fun read." —Armchair Interviews

Also in This Series
Formats
Adobe EPUB eBook
Works on all eReaders (except Kindles), desktop computers and mobile devices with reading apps installed.
Kindle Book
Works on Kindles and devices with a Kindle app installed.
Need Help?
If you are having problem transferring a title to your device, please fill out this support form or visit the library so we can help you to use our eBooks and eAudio Books.
More Like This
Other Editions and Formats
More Details
Street Date:
03/01/2008
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780758243003
ASIN:
B0026CKYLU
Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Sara Rosett. (2008). Staying Home Is a Killer. Kensington Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Sara Rosett. 2008. Staying Home Is a Killer. Kensington Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Sara Rosett, Staying Home Is a Killer. Kensington Books, 2008.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Sara Rosett. Staying Home Is a Killer. Kensington Books, 2008. Web.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
Copy Details
LibraryOwnedAvailable
Anne Arundel County Public Library11
Staff View
Grouped Work ID:
92ca7d34-b125-24b5-886e-2546dc0cc1aa
Go To Grouped Work
Needs Update?:
No
Date Added:
Jun 03, 2017 05:51:32
Date Updated:
Sep 02, 2021 21:39:22
Last Metadata Check:
Oct 24, 2021 05:32:07
Last Metadata Change:
Sep 26, 2021 05:30:19
Last Availability Check:
Oct 24, 2021 05:32:11
Last Availability Change:
Oct 06, 2021 12:25:50
Last Grouped Work Modification Time:
Oct 28, 2021 04:07:45

OverDrive Product Record

images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/6852-1/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/6852-1/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/6852-1/A6E/429/F9/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/6852-1/A6E/429/F9/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
formats
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780758243003
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 256271
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B0026CKYLU
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 256271
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780758243003
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 256271
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
mediaType
eBook
primaryCreator
    • role: Author
    • name: Sara Rosett
title
Staying Home Is a Killer
dateAdded
2016-05-04T10:05:00-04:00
contentDetails
      • href: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=51&titleID=2119262
      • type: text/html
      • account:
          • name: Maryland's Digital Library (MD)
          • id: 831
sortTitle
Staying Home Is a Killer
crossRefId
2119262
series
An Ellie Avery Mystery
id
a6e429f9-a0dd-4ff9-9a0e-858d2704b06a
starRating
3.8

OverDrive MetaData

isPublicDomain
False
formats
      • fileName: StayingHomeIsaKiller_9780758243003_2119262
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 403516
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780758243003
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 256271
      • rights:
            • type: Copying
            • value: 0
            • type: Printing
            • value: 0
            • type: Lending
            • value: 0
            • type: ReadAloud
            • value: 0
            • type: ExpirationRights
            • value: 0
      • name: Adobe EPUB eBook
      • id: ebook-epub-adobe
      • onSaleDate: 03/01/2008
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/staying-home-is?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: StayingHomeIsaKiller_2119262
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ASIN
            • value: B0026CKYLU
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 256271
      • name: Kindle Book
      • id: ebook-kindle
      • onSaleDate: 03/01/2008
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/staying-home-is?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
      • fileName: StayingHomeIsaKiller_9780758243003_2119262
      • partCount: 0
      • fileSize: 0
      • identifiers:
            • type: ISBN
            • value: 9780758243003
            • type: PublisherCatalogNumber
            • value: 256271
      • name: OverDrive Read
      • id: ebook-overdrive
      • onSaleDate: 03/01/2008
      • samples:
            • source: From the book
            • formatType: ebook-overdrive
            • url: https://samples.overdrive.com/staying-home-is?.epub-sample.overdrive.com
keywords
      • value: Animals
      • value: crafts
      • value: Women Sleuths
      • value: romance
      • value: Cooking
      • value: Mystery and Suspense
      • value: Paranormal
      • value: Fiction
      • value: crime
      • value: novels
      • value: Thrillers
      • value: culinary
      • value: Dogs
      • value: mystery
      • value: murder
      • value: mysteries
      • value: cozy
      • value: cozy mystery
      • value: police
      • value: mystery and thrillers
      • value: fiction books
      • value: murder mystery
      • value: mystery series
      • value: detective novels
      • value: cozy mysteries
      • value: cozy mysteries women sleuths series
      • value: mysteries and thrillers
      • value: crime books
      • value: mystery books
      • value: book series
      • value: Murder mystery books
      • value: women sleuths mysteries
      • value: mystery novels
      • value: mystery thriller suspense
      • value: books mystery
      • value: cozy mystery books
      • value: books fiction
creators
      • role: Author
      • fileAs: Rosett, Sara
      • bioText: Sara Rosett, born and raised in Amarillo, Texas, is the wife of an Air Force pilot. She and her husband live in Houston, Texas, with their two children and dog. Sara is the author of nine previous Ellie Avery mysteries. Her writing has also appeared in Chicken Soup for the Military Wife's Soul. Sara is a member of Sisters in Crime, Girlfriends Book Club blog, and the Deadly Divas, who are four nice women who happen to write about murder. Please visit her website, www.sararosett.com, or connect with Sara on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Goodreads.
      • name: Sara Rosett
imprint
Kensington Cozies
publishDate
2008-03-01T00:00:00-05:00
isOwnedByCollections
True
title
Staying Home Is a Killer
fullDescription

The ever-organized Air Force wife tackles a case of murder in the "satisfying, well-executed second Mom Zone cozy" from the USA Today bestselling author (Publishers Weekly).
Ellie Avery balances motherhood, marriage, and her own business—Everything in Its Place—with cheerful efficiency. A maestro of organization, she sees her life as an easy checklist that does not include the untimely death of Penny Follette.
Unlike the police, Ellie isn't convinced Penny's death was suicide. But it's an uphill battle getting the officials to take her seriously. Then another spouse is strangled, and someone tries to poison an outspoken female Air Force pilot.
Poking about in closets and peeking through drawers, Ellie hopes to find the common thread tying the crimes together. With her husband Mitch about to be deployed in the "sandbox" (that's the Mideast for us civvies), she wants some quality time with her significant other. As the schedule tightens and the mystery heightens, Ellie's out to prove that home is not for killers!
Filled with Ellie Avery's great organizing tips
Praise for the Ellie Avery Mystery series
"A fun debut for an appealing young heroine." —Carolyn Hart, New York Times bestselling author
"Crackles with intrigue, keeps you turning pages." —Alesia Holliday, New York Times bestselling author
"Sharp writing, tight plotting, a fascinating peek into the world of military wives. Jump in!" —Cynthia Baxter, author of the Lickety Splits Mysteries
"Mystery with a 'mommy lit' flavor. A fun read." —Armchair Interviews

reviews
      • premium: True
      • source: Publisher's Weekly
      • content:

        February 12, 2007
        When not organizing closets or toting her toddler on her hip, military wife Ellie Avery sleuths around Greenly Air Force Base in eastern Washington State, which has lately become unsafe for military wives in Rosett's satisfying, well-executed second Mom Zone cozy (after 2006's Moving Is Murder
        ). Just hours after Ellie finds her friend Penny Follette in a strangely animated mood, the usually mousy art historian is discovered dead in her bathtub with slit wrists. Police first assume suicide, but Ellie knows Penny wouldn't have killed herself—Penny was thrilled about her new pregnancy. When another friend of Ellie's is hospitalized by an apparent poisoning, Ellie's connection to the two victims makes her a suspect in the eyes of officials. Rosett complicates the story with the murder of another military wife and with a stalker who harasses Ellie. The author, also the wife of an air force pilot, includes practical tips for organizing closets, but the novel's most valuable insight is its window into women's lives on a military base.

popularity
189
links
    • self:
        • href: https://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L2BaQAAAOQCAAA1L/products/a6e429f9-a0dd-4ff9-9a0e-858d2704b06a/metadata
        • type: application/vnd.overdrive.api+json
id
a6e429f9-a0dd-4ff9-9a0e-858d2704b06a
starRating
3.8
images
    • cover:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/6852-1/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img100.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • thumbnail:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-200/6852-1/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img200.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover150Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-150/6852-1/A6E/429/F9/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img150.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
    • cover300Wide:
        • href: https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-400/6852-1/A6E/429/F9/{A6E429F9-A0DD-4FF9-9A0E-858D2704B06A}Img400.jpg
        • type: image/jpeg
isPublicPerformanceAllowed
False
languages
      • code: en
      • name: English
subjects
      • value: Fiction
      • value: Mystery
publishDateText
03/01/2008
mediaType
eBook
shortDescription
Air Force wife Ellie Avery is so good at organizing she's turned pro. But when a fellow military wife turns up dead, Ellie tackles a different type of case--murder. . .

Ellie Avery balances motherhood, marriage, and her own business--Everything in Its Place--with cheerful efficiency. A maestro of organization, she sees her life as an easy checklist that does not include the untimely death of Penny Follette.

Unlike the police, Ellie isn't convinced Penny's death was suicide. But it's an uphill battle getting the officials to take her seriously. Then another spouse is strangled, and someone tries to poison an outspoken female Air Force pilot. Poking about in closets and peeking through drawers, Ellie hopes to find the common thread tying the crimes together. With her husband Mitch about to be deployed in the "sandbox" (that's the Mideast for us civvies), she wants some quality time with her significant other. As the schedule tightens and the mystery heightens,...
sortTitle
Staying Home Is a Killer
crossRefId
2119262
series
An Ellie Avery Mystery
publisher
Kensington Books