By Carolyn Hart
Whilst prosperous, widowed paintings customer Virginia Neville formally publicizes her engagement to Jake O'Neill -- her good-looking, fascinating, and lots more and plenty more youthful fiancé -- at a gala gallery starting, now not all of the collected associates and stepfamily are happy. And sooner than the final champagne bubble pops, homicide disrupts the grand social gathering. bookshop proprietor Annie Darling has a vested curiosity within the research, and she's made up our minds to untangle an unholy marriage of jealousy, blackmail, and malicious mischief, whether it skill having to pass swords with hubby Max and go paths with a cruelly shrewdpermanent stalker.
Read Online or Download Engaged to Die (Death on Demand Mysteries, Book 14) PDF
Similar mystery books
Simply after nighttime, the recognized Orient exhibit is stopped in its tracks by way of a snowdrift. by means of morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies useless in his compartment, stabbed a dozen instances, his door locked from the interior. certainly one of his fellow passengers has to be the assassin.
remoted by way of the hurricane, detective Hercule Poirot needs to locate the killer between a dozen of the lifeless man's enemies, sooner than the assassin makes a decision to strike back.
In A Corpse within the Koryo, James Church brought readers to at least one of the main targeted detectives to seem on web page in years---the elusive Inspector O. the beautiful secret used to be named the most effective mystery/thrillers of 2006 by way of the Chicago Tribune for its superbly spare prose and layered descriptions of a terrain Church is familiar with by way of center.
Motor vehicle detective Jack Colby has a brand new case, yet quickly suspects even more is at stake . . . - All isn't really good at the movie set of director invoice Wade’s new blockbuster darkish Harvest. firstly Jack Colby, vehicle detective, can’t think his success while he's known as in to enquire the disappearance of invoice Wade’s infrequent 1935 Auburn speedster, yet he quickly realizes that this is often no user-friendly robbery.
Having transferred to the small cathedral city of Lafferton from London's "Met," police detective Freya Graffham explores her new neighborhood and turns into eager about leader Insp. Simon Serrailler, her enigmatic enhanced. even though she suits good in the neighborhood police strength, she unearths herself not able to enable move what sounds like a regimen lacking individuals record on a middle-aged spinster.
- Death in Holy Orders (Inspector Adam Dalgliesh, Book 11)
- Stop Press (Sir John Appleby, Book 4)
- The Heretic's Apprentice (Brother Cadfael Mystery #16)
- Killing Castro
- The Skeleton in the Grass
Extra info for Engaged to Die (Death on Demand Mysteries, Book 14)
She wondered. And why would he be willing to work at Captain's Cove if he did believe in the old curse? Thinking of David, she glanced curiously in the direction of the garage as they came out of the pandanus grove, but no one was there now. A moment later they heard the hum of hedge trimmers and spied David trimming the hibiscus hedge. Page 40 A middle-aged man in gray work clothes was with him. When the man looked up and saw them, he paused in his work and smiled pleasantly. Malia introduced Henry Hohu to Sara and Sam, and the yardman, still smiling, touched the beak of his work cap in a gentlemanly manner.
Page 43 Auntie Tura had said the idol wasn't gonethat it came back to curse Captain's Cove. Did those warning letters mean that it would appear again as it had when Alex Jensen owned the guesthouse? Were they warning Aunt Kay that harm would come to her, too, if she stayed here? Sara shook herself crossly. Like Auntie Tura and David, she was letting her imagination run away with her. There were no such things as evil curses put on people by the old gods and their idols. The ancient Hawaiian gods were long dead.
Aloha," he said, giving them the usual island greeting. While Malia went to her cottage to change her clothes, Kale Paule led them to a large central work table and offered them fluffy little cakes which he called taro cakes. Sara bit into the pastry and rolled her eyes upward in ecstasy. Kale said laughingly, "He'ono a he'ono. " Sara nodded. " The pleasant chef beamed at her compliment and went on about his work Soon Malia appeared outside the door in jean shorts and a blouse. The twins thanked Kale for the delicious taro cakes and stepped out of the kitchen and into the bright sunlight.