Bad enough that Jolie ends up in
the emergency room because she tried to avoid hitting a deer. Worse to find a
dead woman in the hospital restroom after Jolie gets patched up. As the chief
budget cutter at the hospital, Tanya Weiss was unpopular, especially in the
Radiology Department, where Scoobie works.
In between appraising houses and
feeding her pet skunk, Jolie’s on the lookout for a runaway teenager and whoever
planted the dead woman in her path. Thanks to Scoobie, she’s also planning
another crazy fundraiser for the food pantry—this one a Corn Hole Contest. It’s
sort of a bean bag game for grown-ups, and the polite term is Corn Toss
Contest. So of course, Scoobie prepares to name winners in the Harvest for All
Corn Hole Contest.
Just when Jolie’s ready to leave
the murder investigation to the police, she gets a surprise—and it’s not a good
one. Will her need to know see her
Elaine L. Orr is the Amazon bestselling author of Trouble on the Doorstep, fifth in the Jolie Gentil series. She wrote plays and novellas for years and graduated to longer fiction. Biding Time was one of five finalists in the National Press Club's first fiction contest, in 1993. She is a regular attendee at conferences such as Muncie's Midwest Writers Workshop and Magna Cum Murder, and conducts presentations on electronic publishing and other writing-related topics. Her nonfiction includes material on caring for aging parents and carefully researched local and family history books. Some of her essays can be viewed on Yahoo Voices. Elaine grew up in Maryland and moved to the Midwest in 1994.
But summer is almost over, which could mean huge changes for Fortune Redding. Her undercover time in Sinful has always been limited to three months, and that time is almost up. With Ahmad still on the loose, Fortune is forced to remain in hiding, but soon she’ll have to move to another town and start all over with a new identity. And that’s the last thing she wants to do. Determined to get her life back, Fortune decides to draw Ahmad out and end this once and for all.
Can Fortune take down one of the most dangerous men in the world? And if she can, does she have a future in Sinful?
When the owner of the Bully Pulpit Diner decided to stop letting servers accept tips, he figured the raise he gave them would keep them happy.