By Amy Patricia Meade
Existence is well hard for 32-year previous Rosie O'Doyle Keefe, yet she will deal with operating in ny City's international warfare II shipyards--until her foreman lands up dead--right after she rebuffed his "requirements" for a promotion...
Never one to relax and wish for the simplest, Rosie discovers that everybody who knew the foreman had reliable purposes to kill him off. She additionally reveals that she has a shock best friend within the darkly good-looking police lieutenant Jack Riordan. yet Jack additionally has to provide a achievable suspect for his captain in 5 days--even if it should be Rosie. . .
Before lengthy, the secret spirals onto the streets of wartime manhattan. With the clock ticking and her freedom at the line, Rosie and Lieutenant Riordan might want to subscribe to forces to discover the reality and capture the now very determined killer. . .who might be a lot nearer then they suspect!
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"If simply Katharine Hepburn, Cary supply, and Jimmy Stewart have been nonetheless alive. they'd be great within the motion picture model. . .Meade's kickoff secret is a winner." --Booklist on Million greenback Baby
"Nary a lifeless moment." --Publishers Weekly on Black Moonlight
Amy Patricia Meade is the writer of the The Marjorie McClelland Mysteries, released by means of nighttime Ink, together with such titles as Black Moonlight, Shadow Waltz, and Ghost of a Chance. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and secret Writers of the United States. She grew up observing black-and-white videos from the realm battle II interval, particularly whatever with the Andrews Sisters. Amy lives in Vermont along with her husband and their cats.
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