Shakespeare's Champion A Lily Bard Mystery - Lily Bard Mysteries Author:Charlaine Harris #1 New York Times bestseller Charlaine Harris?s second book in the Shakespeare series returns to print in this stunning mystery.Shakespeare, Arkansas, is a small Southern town with plenty of secrets, and Charlaine Harris?s Lily Bard, fresh from her acclaimed debut in Shakespeare?s Landlord, is just one more of its residents?albeit one harboring ... more »a few secrets of her own?with a desire to live quietly.
Lily keeps to herself, between her job as a cleaning woman for several townspeople and her visits to the gym, where she?s a devotee of karate and bodybuilding. These two pursuits seem a bit odd for the petite Southern woman, but as work and play, they keep her focused and balanced.
When a fellow gym member is found dead after a workout with a barbell across his throat, Lily wants to believe it?s an accident. But looking at the incident against the background of other recent events in Shakespeare, including a few incidents that appear to be racially motivated, she?s afraid it could be a part of something much, much bigger?and more sinister?in Shakespeare's Champion.« less