Finding a dead body was not the way Enza wanted the McGowan Tea Party to end. She’s been hoping for a quick and easy clean-up so she could spend more time with the tall, dark and sexy guitar player who arrived with the entertainment. Instead, Enza and her partners find themselves in the middle of a crime scene, complete with a grieving client, shaken guests, and a seemingly unflappable guest of honor.
As Enza looks closer at the murder, she starts peeling away the layers of a seemingly perfect marriage and finds that nothing —and no one—is what they first seemed to be, including that sexy guitar player, Connor Ives. Further complicating the situation is a sly Irish ex-mobster, a cold-hearted sister-in-law, and the skeptical detectives in charge of the investigation.
The police may be doing their job, but Enza has more faith in her own instincts, and as she gets closer to the truth, the more her instincts are telling her that the killer may be hiding in plain sight.
But even small towns had secrets, as Ellie discovered when Lacey Mitchell suddenly disappeared. Ellie caught Lacey’s husband in a lie, and one small discovery led to another until it became apparent that nothing about the Mitchell’s was quite what it seemed.
Mother’s Day was just around the corner. With a sexy detective on the case, and Ellie and her friends getting closer to the truth, can Lacey Mitchell be found in time to enjoy the day with her sons? Or was something more deadly going on?
This novella is 35K words, the first in the Mt. Abrams Mystery Series