At annie laurance's death on demand bookstore on broward's rock island, south carolina, murder most foul suddenly isn't confined to the well-stocked shelves. author elliot morgan's abrupt demise during a weekly gathering of famous mystery writers called the sunday night regulars is proof positive that a bloody sword is sometimes mightier than a brilliant pen.with annie in the unenviable position of primary police suspect, the pretty young mystery maven and her wealthy paramour, max darling, embark on an investigation into a classic locked-room mystery with high stakes. for failing to
An alternate edition (page count) for this isbn can be found here.annie is asked to stage a murder for the annual spring house tour sponsored by the historical society of chastain, south carolina. her only problem is deciding which fictional murder to stage--until a corpse turns up in the town pond. the second annie laurance/max darling novel.
Everyone--including mystery bookstore owner annie laurance--loves arsenic and old lace.but something wicked is poisoned a local summer stock production as cast members stab each other in the back and props are sabotaged.worst of all, the star, aging hollywood beach-blanket hunk shane petree, butchers his lines--while getting top billing in bed with wives and teenage daughters around town.no wonder somebody wants to draw his final curtain.with a little help from miss marple, poirot, and agatha the bookstore cat, a pompous prosecutor tries to pin a murder on max, annie's own leading
When it comes to murder and mayhem, mothers know best!four of mystery’s reigning matriarchs have joined together to concoct a delectable stew of clues, corpses, and felonious hijinks—all spectacularly seasoned with a mother’s loving touch! in this witty and winning quartet of all-new mysteries, the incomparable mary daheim gives harried mom cousin renie from the bestselling “bed-and-breakfast” series a triple dose of the murderous wedding bell blues; the inimitable award-winner carolyn hart of “death on demand” fame lets madcap mother-in-law laurel darling take a turn at the investigative chores; the