Trouble on the Doorstep
no. 5, Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series
Elaine L. Orr
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From Hurricane Sandy to Cozy Corner B&B repairs to Aunt Madge's wedding in three weeks. If Jolie can handle that surely she can deal with a sobbing woman who shows up at midnight playing a scary message on a cell phone. Pooki is frantic about her husband's whereabouts and more than a little 'ditzy,' according to Jolie's best friend, Scoobie. After taking Pooki to the police station the next morning, Jolie figures she is problem-free. Not really.
A shady deal for storm repairs at the Ocean Alley Senior Complex seems to be at the root of Steve Oliver's hit-and-run death and missing business partner (Pooki's husband, Eric). When Eric ends up dead at the B&B, Jolie is digging for clues in between burning muffins and appraising houses. But when she doesn't share all that she learns with her sometimes-boyfriend, reporter George Winters, he's grouchy.
Jolie is convinced she needs to find the murderer (or is it murderers?) and expose fraudulent repair bids. Not everyone shares her views--not the police, her friend Scoobie, and certainly not the murderer.
Other Books in This Series
- Behind the Walls
- Vague Images
- Ground to a Halt
- Category: Mysteries & Thrillers
- Published: Mar 21, 2013
- Publisher: Elaine L. Orr
- Seller: Smashwords
- Print Length: 274 Pages
- Language: English
- Series: no. 5, Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series