By Cathy Ace
A dream holiday at a Mexican seashore hotel quickly dissolves right into a nightmare for criminologist and foodie Cait Morgan whilst her companion, Bud Anderson, is badly arrested for the homicide of the neighborhood florist, a talented plantswoman.
With Bud's freedom, and perhaps even his existence, at stake, Cait has to struggle the clock to see which member of the small Mexican group may have killed the revered florist, and why. Investigating below the watchful gaze of the neighborhood police, Cait has to maintain her dating with Bud a mystery, and she or he quickly discovers she's no longer the one one with anything to conceal. Peeling again layers of deceit to bare much more puzzles, Cait struggles with a creeping feel of unreality as she desperately attempts to avoid wasting Bud . . . and, finally, herself.
The 3rd e-book of the loved Cait Morgan Mysteries, The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb travels to the idyllic Mexican geographical region and a tequila plantation as Cait races to transparent her associate of homicide.
Read or Download The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb (Cait Morgan, Book 3) PDF
Similar mystery books
Simply after dead night, the well-known Orient show is stopped in its tracks by means of a snowdrift. by way of morning, the millionaire Samuel Edward Ratchett lies useless in his compartment, stabbed a dozen occasions, his door locked from the interior. considered one of his fellow passengers has to be the assassin.
remoted by means 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 exact detectives to seem on web page in years---the elusive Inspector O. the lovely secret used to be named the best mystery/thrillers of 2006 by way of the Chicago Tribune for its fantastically spare prose and layered descriptions of a terrain Church is aware via middle.
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. initially Jack Colby, motor vehicle detective, can’t think his good fortune whilst he's referred to as in to enquire the disappearance of invoice Wade’s infrequent 1935 Auburn speedster, yet he quickly realizes that this is often no straight forward 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 serious about leader Insp. Simon Serrailler, her enigmatic more desirable. notwithstanding she matches good in the neighborhood police strength, she unearths herself not able to enable cross what appears like a regimen lacking people file on a middle-aged spinster.
- On the Cosmic Mystery of Jesus Christ: Selected Writings from St. Maximus the Confessor (St. Vladimir's Seminary Press
- Four-and-Twenty Blackbirds
- Hot Property (A Savannah Martin Mystery, Book 2)
Additional info for The Corpse with the Emerald Thumb (Cait Morgan, Book 3)
I reach into the drawer, slide out a wicked knife, and whittle a half-inch away from all four sides of the cake. Precisely. Like a surgeon amputating someone’s arms and legs. I chew thoughtfully. “Good job,” I hear Old Lady Campbell telling Zack. “Good job,” I say to what’s left of the crumb cake. But why am I uneasy? I have a lot to be uneasy about. And the very worst is Diglio, with a bomb unburied in his backyard. Bomb. I stand up. The chair tips over and bangs against the refrigerator. I rush down the hall—past the bedroom with Fred in a frenzy—and slam open the studio door.
Ursula’s front lawn, get soaked in the sprinkler, and head for our kitchen door. 54 Chapter 10 Mom is in the backyard with Mary, pruning the rosebush. “Maybe I can save it yet,” she says. ” I don’t stop. ” She wipes her forehead. ” “Learning Bach,” Zack says. I’m almost dancing up and down on the back steps as he launches into Bach’s life story. He’s probably making half of it up. At last we skitter into the kitchen and grab a pair of tuna fish sandwiches to take with us. Linny blocks the hallway.
But now Zack is making pizza eyes at me that fortunately Pop can’t see. For a moment I’m confused. Then I see Pop’s shovel leaning against the wall with his wire cutters, hacksaw, and a loop of rope. I hardly pay attention to the rest of Pop’s talk. I’m trying to think how we’ll explain what we’re doing with 37 that stuff. I decide to meet the whole thing head-on. “We’ll build Steadman a playhouse,” I say. But for once Zack doesn’t get it. ” His voice is desperate. I understand. Following Steadman around will make this the worst summer on record.