Category: Women Sleuths

  • Charm City (Tess Monaghan Mysteries) by Laura Lippman

    By Laura Lippman

    As a practiced reporter until eventually her newspaper went to that fab pressroom within the sky, P.I. Tess Monaghan is aware and loves each inch of her local Baltimore, even the components being slobbered on by way of the sad-sack greyhound she's minding for her uncle. it is a quirky urban the place baseball reigns, yet in recent years murder appears the second one most well-liked neighborhood game. company multi-millionaire "Wink" Wynkowski is making an attempt to alter all that through bringing seasoned basketball again to city, and everybody's rooting fro him -- until eventually a devastating, muckraking divulge of his lurid previous appears to be like at the entrance web page of the Baltimore Beacon-Light. it is a shock even to the Blight's editors, who inspiration they would killed the piece. as an alternative, the piece killed Wink -- who is present in his storage with the auto working. Now the Blight desires to nail the unknown machine hacker who planted the deadly tale, and the project is true up the alley of a former newshound like Tess. however it does not take lengthy for her to find deeper, darker secrets and techniques, and to achieve that this case is absolutely extra approximately whacking than hacking. it is simply homicide in Baltimore nowadays -- and Tess Monaghan herself could be subsequent at the checklist. As a practiced reporter until eventually her newspaper went to that groovy pressroom within the sky, P.I. Tess Monaghan is aware and loves each inch of her local Baltimore, even the elements being slobbered on via the sad-sack greyhound she's minding for her uncle. it is a quirky urban the place baseball reigns, yet in recent times murder appears to be like the second one preferred neighborhood game. company multi-millionaire "Wink" Wynkowski is attempting to alter all that by way of bringing seasoned basketball again to city, and everybody's rooting for him -- till a devastating, muckraking disclose of his lurid earlier seems to be at the entrance web page of the Baltimore Beacon-Light. it is a shock even to the Blight's editors, who inspiration they would killed the piece. in its place, the piece killed Wink -- who is present in his storage with the automobile working. Now the Blight desires to nail the unknown computing device hacker who planted the deadly tale, and the task is correct up the alley of a former newshound like Tess. however it does not take lengthy for her to find deeper, darker secrets and techniques, and to achieve that this example is absolutely extra approximately whacking than hacking. it truly is simply homicide in Baltimore nowadays -- and Tess Monaghan herself may be subsequent at the checklist.
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  • Bride and Doom (Carnegie Kincaid, Book 6) by Deborah Donnelly

    By Deborah Donnelly

    You are cordially invited. . . . Don’t leave out beginner detective Carnegie Kincaid, professional in all issues matrimony and homicide, within the Hallmark unique movie Wedding Planner Mystery on Hallmark videos & Mysteries!

    If somebody could make a bride chuffed, it’s marriage ceremony planner Carnegie Kincaid. There’s just one challenge: this time she’s the planner and the bride.

    The nightmare starts off at a celebration for Carnegie’s consumer, a lovely Goth rocker marrying a Seattle domestic run king. whilst homicide moves and Boris the Mad Russian Florist is charged with the crime, Carnegie steps as much as the plate to transparent him—despite the objections of fiancé Aaron Gold, who has without warning develop into a full-time activities nut. With baseball, bimbos, and one explosive mystery threatening Carnegie’s security, this marriage ceremony planner wishes a new plan. otherwise the bride may be subsequent up—to die.
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