Chapter & Hearse (A Booktown Mystery) by Lorna Barrett

By Lorna Barrett

Secret book place proprietor Tricia Miles has been spending extra time fixing whodunits than interpreting them. Now a close-by fuel explosion has injured Tricia's sister's boyfriend, Bob Kelly, the pinnacle of the Chamber of trade, and killed the landlord of the town's heritage book place. Tricia's by no means been partial to Bob, but if she reads that he is being tight-lipped in regards to the "accident", it is time to take motion.

Show description

Read or Download Chapter & Hearse (A Booktown Mystery) PDF

Best women sleuths books

Death Trap: An Alaska Mystery

Up north, the summers are short -- and wintry weather, like dying, is chilly and lengthy . . . recuperating from knee surgical procedure that might reason her to overlook the impending dogsled racing season, champion ''musher'' Jessie Arnold feels empty and bored -- so she grabs a chance to fill her days manning the Iditarod sales space on the Alaska country reasonable.

Skeleton Canyon: A Joanna Brady Mystery

A chilling tale of lethal wish and chilly homicide from long island occasions bestselling writer J. A. JanceA beautiful, renowned youngster by no means back from her mystery tryst in Skeleton Canyon. might be it was once younger rage or savage ardour that ripped the existence from a toddler of privilege and deserted her damaged physique to the chilly Arizona evening.

The 37th Hour

In a suspense novel of astonishing strength and intensity, Jodi Compton unleashes a haunting story of secrets and techniques and betrayal. .. and of 1 woman's look for her lacking husband that spirals right into a darkish trip strewn with sour truths and damged lives. right here debut novelist Compton introduces a rare personality: Detective Sarah Pribek, a lady of power, complexity, and intuition, a lady stuck in an incredible nightmare.

Spackled and Spooked

A secret surfaces at the back of the partitions within the new home made sequence. Avery Baker and her boyfriend, Derek Ellis, are flipping a heavily stigmatized residence rumored to have ghosts. quickly they will have even higher problems-and this maintenance venture may possibly hang-out them perpetually.

Additional info for Chapter & Hearse (A Booktown Mystery)

Sample text

Yes, I do. " "Within a dollar or two. You know how it is--take a penny, leave a penny. " "The cafe's cash didn't match the orders. " "Mmm," Tricia halfheartedly agreed. " Angelica asked. "No. She probably just forgot. And I'm not surprised, either. She was extremely upset about Jim Roth's death. " Angelica gushed. "Nope. His mother decided not to hold a funeral, so Frannie's planning a memorial service. " "Poor Frannie. And damn, I can't be there. " "Poor Frannie? Don't you mean poor Jim? He's the one who was pulverized," Tricia reminded her sister.

Mr. Roth failed to pay his dues in January. " "I believe Jim was the first bookseller to join the Chamber. He was a member in good standing for at least four years. " "As I said, the Chamber is not a charity. " If Frannie was still the face of the Chamber, she wouldn't have been so coldhearted. She would have found some way to find the funds. Then again, Frannie hated Jim's mother and would probably be upset if she'd been asked to do so. Goodness, what a tangled web . . It was with relief that Tricia put down the phone and went back to the business of bookselling.

Maybe it was only guilt, but it had been the first contact he'd initiated since their split. She would not disregard that, but neither could she give it too much credence. It was what it was--only a locket and chain--but at least Christopher had thought fondly of her, and she could accept that at face value. Tricia shook herself. --age. Never mind. She had two errands to run that morning--with both venues opening at nine o'clock. That gave her only an hour before Haven't Got a Clue opened at ten.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 34 votes