Engaged to Die (Death on Demand Mysteries, No. 14)

Engaged to Die (Death on Demand Mysteries, No. 14)

Carolyn Hart


Love is within the air -- yet regrettably, so is homicide -- as award-winning writer Carolyn Hart returns once more to the South Carolina Low state island of Broward's Rock and units her pleasant married sleuths, the Darlings, on separate trails to a killer.

Nothing warms the center like romance -- at the same time the uncooked, chilly winds of January relax the citizens of Broward's Rock to the bone. yet it is greater than amore that intrigues secret bookstall proprietor Annie Darling and her husband, Max, whilst filthy rich, widowed artwork consumer Virginia Neville declares her engagement to Jake O'Neill, her good-looking, captivating, and lots more and plenty more youthful fiancé, at a gala commencing on the Neville gallery. Virginia's pleased statement leaves the various amassed -- particularly sure contributors of her envious prolonged stepfamily -- fairly peeved. And one of many visitors takes the scoop more durable than the remainder: prior to the final champagne bubble pops, homicide disrupts the grand celebration.

Quickly deputized through appearing Police leader Billy Cameron, troubleshooter Max Darling dives headfirst into the icy investigative waters, leaving spouse Annie a bit of out within the chilly. yet seeing that her younger assistant, Chloe, is a main suspect -- and considered one of Jake O'Neill's most up-to-date damaged hearts -- Annie is set to untangle the unholy marriage of jealousy, blackmail, gunplay, and malicious mischief ... no matter if it skill crossing swords with hubby Max and putting herself within the perilous direction of a cleverly sadistic stalker.

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