By Kate Carlisle
FIRST IN a brand new SERIES!
In the seashore city of Lighthouse Cove in northern California, we all know the easiest guy for the activity is de facto a woman—contractor Shannon Hammer. yet whereas Shannon can do wonders with an influence drill and a bit elbow grease, she's approximately to find that a few difficulties aren't so simply fixed....
Shannon's home-renovation and service company is booming, yet her love lifestyles wishes paintings. On a blind date with actual property agent Jerry Saxton, she has to whip out a couple of pliers to maintain Jerry from getting too palms on. Shannon is excited to place her rotten date at the back of her, but if Jerry's came upon useless in a run-down Victorian domestic that she's been employed to revive, the town's appealing new police leader suspects that her threats could have laid the basis for murder.
Determined to transparent her identify, Shannon conducts her personal investigation—with assistance from her 4 most sensible buddies, her eccentric father, a nosy neighbor or , and a good-looking crime author who's simply moved to city. yet as they catch up with to prying out the murderer's identification, Shannon is viciously attacked. Now she'll need to nail down the truth—or turn out in everlasting foreclosure....
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Place would be empty during the act. Stone lit a cigarette with his lighter -- in the darkness, his face would have stood out like a house. " Only the police couldn't locate anybody who'd heard a bang, or any sound other than the usual ones. Rawlins said to me, "Well, a twenty-two doesn't make much noise to begin with. And it could've been a dumb gat. " That made sense. 22s, which couldn't be heard ten feet away when fired, had been used as far back as World War II. 22 pistol. But whatever it had been, it had done the job.