By Sarah Graves
In this new domestic fix Is murder secret, a killer with a screw unfastened units his attractions on Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree, whose most recent preservation undertaking turns into a dire subject of lifestyles and deck.
riding to a cottage within the Maine woods together with her ally, Ellie White, Jacobia “Jake” Tiptree has a difficult week prior to her. She guess her husband that she may perhaps end construction the cottage porch in just a number of days—a lofty objective for even the craftiest domestic renovator. yet as Jake and Ellie got to work, they quickly detect that they’re now not on my own. Dewey Hooper, a lately escaped convict, is looking at them. Jake’s testimony obtained him despatched away for homicide years in the past and right here, within the distant desolate tract, he can particular his revenge. difficult as nails and never afraid to safeguard themselves, Jake and Ellie are decided to maintain their wits approximately them—to hinder the old fashioned little cottage from becoming the final loss of life trap.
Praise for Sarah Graves and the house fix Is Homicide series
“Readers won’t be capable to placed this page-turner down—but it is going to definitely cause them to think carefully approximately traveling at that Maine lakeside cottage.”—Leslie Meier, writer of the Lucy Stone mysteries
“Just listening to her checklist the methods you could kill your self solving up an previous residence . . . is a hoot.”—The big apple occasions booklet Review
“Graves makes rehabbing shutters and different chores suspenseful.”—The Boston Globe
BONUS: This version comprises an excerpt from Sarah Graves's A Bat within the Belfry.
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I was tempted to tell her that three hundred thou in Agnes Ferman’s garage refrigerator was there to prove her wrong, but I didn’t. Instead, I glanced over at Andrew George who happened to reappear just then. com BREACH OF DUTY clothesline to keep from being lost was capable of handling even the smallest amounts of money. Grace Tipton must have read my mind. “Mildred got a lawyer to draw up something. I forget what it’s called. Means she can handle Mr. ” Sue suggested. Grace brightened. “That’s right.
Don’t bother,” Sue said. She made it sound casual enough, but we both knew it wasn’t. If there was even the slightest possibility that Mildred George had something to do with her sister-in-law’s death, then it would be far better for us to show up unannounced and unexpected. That way there was a better chance of our catching her with her defenses down. Those preliminary surprise visits with possible suspects—ones with no Miranda warning anywhere within hearing distance—may not hold up in court, but that doesn’t mean they’re not useful.
She snapped. “Why should I be? I’m pissed as hell as a matter of fact. A. JANCE touch at all for over two years—not even a birthday card or a Christmas present for either one of the boys—now all of a sudden he calls up on the phone, acts as though nothing is amiss, and says he’s coming down this week to take the kids to Disneyland. Not next week, mind you, when it’s spring break and the kids could go without missing any school. No, it has to be this week or nothing. He wants to take them out of class for three whole days— Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.