Elvis has left the building, but he's forever memorialized at the Heartache Motel. Filled with drag queens, Rock-a-Hula cocktails, and a vibrating velveteen bed, these three novellas tell the tales of three amateur sleuths who spend their holidays at the King's beloved home. DINERS KEEPERS,... show more
Elvis has left the building, but he's forever memorialized at the Heartache Motel. Filled with drag queens, Rock-a-Hula cocktails, and a vibrating velveteen bed, these three novellas tell the tales of three amateur sleuths who spend their holidays at the King's beloved home. DINERS KEEPERS, LOSERS WEEPERS by Terri L. Austin A Rose Strickland Mystery Novella (follows Diner Impossible) When Rose and the gang head to Graceland right before Christmas, they get all shook up: the motel is a seedy dump and an Elvis impersonator turns up dead. Rose discovers missing jewels tie into the death and her suspicious mind flips into overdrive, questioning her fellow guests, the staff, and even a cute impersonator who keeps popping up. Will Rose be able to find the murderer and get home by Christmas day? It's now or never. QUICK SKETCH by Larissa Reinhart A Cherry Tucker Mystery Novella (prequel to Portrait of a Dead Guy) Sassy Southern artist Cherry Tucker and her poker-loving boyfriend, Todd, pop into Memphis to help Todd's cousin who's been hustled out of his savings, right before Christmas. Staying at the shady Heartache Motel, Cherry can't tell a shill from a mark and fears everyone is playing them for chumps. Cherry and Todd quickly find themselves in a dangerous sting that could send them to the slammer or mark them as pigeons from cons looking for an even bigger score. DATELINE MEMPHIS by LynDee Walker A Headlines in Heels Mystery Novella (follows Buried Leads) Crime reporter Nichelle Clarke thinks she's going home for Christmas. But a quick stop at Graceland proves news breaks in the strangest places. When the King's home gets locked down with Nichelle inside, she chases this headline into the national spotlight, and the thief's crosshairs. Christmas dreams of blue suede Manolos fade, and all Nichelle wants from Santa is to land the story before the thief cuts off her news feed for good. Books in the Henery Press Mystery Novella Series: OTHER PEOPLE'S BAGGAGEHEARTACHE MOTEL Part of the Henery Press Mystery Series Collection, if you like one, you'll probably like them all...
Publish date: December 10th 2013
Publisher: Henery Press
Pages no: 225
Edition language: English
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Short Stories
, Cozy Mystery
, Murder Mystery
, Amateur Sleuth
Series: Rose Strickland Mystery (#3)
What fun! Three of the most clever and entertaining cozy mystery writers working today have teamed up to put together 3 stories, each using their signature sleuth, set in the same setting but not overlapping. The cozy reader’s dream. All three stories are set in the Heartache Motel in Memphis, TN ...
What do Elvis and drag queens have in common? Memphis! Welcome to the Heartache Motel where Elvis is immortalized and three amateur sleuths find themselves staying in a seedy motel and planning a visit to Graceland. Anthologies are often difficult to review because you’re reading more than one novel...
I first discovered LynDee Walker during a book tour, followed by Larissa Reinhart during yet another tour. These were two of the first authors I read from the Henery Press group. This was quickly followed up by Susan Boyer and finally Terri L. Austin. The tag line at Henery Press is if you like one...
My first ARC. I'm giddy and a little nervous. But I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review, so here it goes! Heartache Motel is a collection of three short stories from 3 Henery Press mystery writers. Nothing new. Except that each of these stories are set in the sam...
Heartache Motel features three novellas. First is “Diners Keepers, Losers Weepers” based upon the Rose Strickland Mystery series by Terri L. Austin. Second being “Quick Sketch” based on the Cherry Tucker series by Larissa Reinhart. Lastly, “Dateline Memphis” based upon the Headlines in High Heels My...