Some Like it Hawk by Donna Andrews

Publication Date: July 17, 2012

 

Some Like it Hawk by Donna AndrewsIn Some Like it Hawk by Donna Andrews, the former mayor of the small town in which Meg Landslow lives mortgaged all of the public buildings and absconded with the cash. Local records clerk, Phineas Throckmorton, barricaded himself in a basement and has been there for a year surreptitiously helped by a few faithful locals. When one of the “Evil Lender’s” employees is killed by a shot that seemed to have come from the barricade, no one can tell the “Evil Lender” that Phinny has an alibi without giving  away the supply game that the lender had recently stepped up efforts to crack by bringing in a PI and a Hawk to kill the barricaded Clerk’s pigeons. Can the townsfolk prove Phinny’s innocence without losing the buildings?

 

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No Such Thing as a Secret by Shelly Fredman

Publication Date: May 20, 2005

 

No Such Thing as a Secret by Shelly FredmanIn No Such Thing as a Secret by Shelly Fredman, Brandy Alexander is a Philadelphia girl living in L.A. and working as a human interest journalist. She returns to Philadelphia after four years away to participate in a friend’s wedding to find that her best friend is embroiled in intrigue relating to a murder at a popular S&M club. When a boat explodes and the friend goes missing and presumed dead, Brandy sets out to solve the mystery with a new friend, Nick Santiago. She hopes to avoid Bobby DiCarlo, the childhood boyfriend who broke her heart. Problem? He’s the lead investigator on the case.

 

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