By Kate Collins

The courting scene could be a killer...Determined to assist her roommate Nikki out of her singles hunch, Abby Knight encourages her to offer velocity courting a test. in fact, Nikki desires the man on the very backside of Abby?s record, Jonas Treat?a.k.a. ?Treat the Cheat??and figures only one date with him couldn?t harm. yet then Jonas is located dead?and proof issues to Nikki as his killer. To transparent Nikki?s identify, Abby enlists the aid of her hunky ex-Army Ranger boyfriend, Marco. yet Marco?s rambunctious nuclear family turns Abby?s aggravating existence right into a catastrophe quarter. together with her persistence heavily wilting, and a killer at the unfastened, Abby is decided to dig herself out of this mess?before somebody buries her instead...

Show description

Read Online or Download Evil in Carnations PDF

Similar women sleuths books

Kill the Competition

Solid women end final. .. that is Belinda Hennessey's new philosophy in existence, paintings, and love after relocating to Atlanta to flee a disastrous six-hour marriage. Now she has a killer activity, spunky carpooling gal-pals, and the velvety voice of a site visitors helicopter reporter to lead her on her means. She's even feeling vigorous sufficient to give a contribution to the handbook on relationships and males her pals are writing to kill time in the course of their go back and forth.

Power Slide: A Darcy Lott Mystery

It’s the 20 th anniversary of the Loma Prieta earthquake, and stunt double Darcy Lott is on position on the Port of Oakland, located for an influence slide—a harmful trick within which she falls off a motorcycle and skids less than an eighteen-wheeler. overdue attending to the set, Darcy’s intermittent boyfriend and stunt motive force Damon Guthrie is compelled to hurry the scene.

Water Rat of Wanchai: An Ava Lee Novel

AVA LEE TAKES ON A grasp legal IN HER most threatening CASE YETIn Ian Hamilton's The Water Rat of Wanchai, we meet forensic accountant and martial arts specialist Ava Lee in her early days operating for the mysterious businessman Uncle as they song down huge sums of cash that experience disappeared. considered one of Uncle's longtime pals has asked support for his nephew, who must get well 5 million funds from a company deal that went sideways.

Beautiful Lies

The Pearl of serious cost has printed deadly flaws in all who have possessed it when you consider that its discovery in Australia a century in the past. eager to holiday the curse, new proprietor Liana Robertson hides her gem in a vault. whilst her son disappears--with the pearl--Liana and her ex-husband needs to conquer their bitterness to discover the boy and the enemy who will cease at not anything to reclaim this coldly ideal and hazardous treasure.

Extra info for Evil in Carnations

Sample text

Then threw her napkin into the air. Even Grace got into the spirit and clapped. Genteelly, of course. “Well, dang it, sweetie,” Lottie cried, grabbing me by the shoulders and giving me one of her big Kentucky squeezes, “it’s about time. Me and Gracie thought you two were never gonna get back to the way you were before. ” “I always applaud your cautious nature, dear,” Grace said, “on the rare occasion you exhibit it. ” At that she rose and took hold of her sweater as though it had lapels, a sure sign she was about to share a quote.

In the words of J. C. ’ ” Two quotes in five minutes. Grace had set a new personal record. “Please keep our trip a secret. Nikki is the only other person who knows. You can imagine what would happen if my parents found out. ” I shuddered, imagining the phone calls, the quizzing, the gossiping between my sisters-in-law, and I didn’t even want to consider what my cousin Jillian would do with the news of our little getaway. Put it on her MySpace page? Hire a pilot to fly a banner over New Chapel that says ABBY AND MARCO WENT TO KEY WEST—WHY?

Men in uniform didn’t intimidate him. He’d served on the New Chapel police force for about a year after his Army Ranger days—until all the rules and regulations, as well as a vindictive watch commander, got to him. “We’re looking for Nikki Hiduke,” a mature voice said. Nikki? That was novel. ” Marco asked. ” a tenor voice demanded. The younger officer was clearly unwilling to divulge any info. He probably had no clue he was talking to an ex-cop. “She might be here,” Marco replied coolly. Just to be sure, I looked around and spotted Nikki’s keys on the table.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.09 of 5 – based on 42 votes