Mission to Murder
In the California coastal town of South Cove, history is one of its many tourist attractions, until it becomes deadly. Jill Gardner, proprietor of Coffee, Books, and More, has discovered that the old stone wall on her property might be a centuries-old mission worthy of being declared a landmark.... show more
In the California coastal town of South Cove, history is one of its many tourist attractions, until it becomes deadly. Jill Gardner, proprietor of Coffee, Books, and More, has discovered that the old stone wall on her property might be a centuries-old mission worthy of being declared a landmark. But Craig Thomas, the obnoxious owner of South Cove's most popular tourist spot, The Castle, makes it his business to contest her claim. When Thomas is found murdered at The Castle shortly after a heated argument with Jill, even her detective boyfriend has to ask her for an alibi. Jill decides she must find the real murderer to clear her name. But when the killer comes for her, she'll need to jump from historic preservation to self-preservation. "Murder, dirty politics, pirate lore, and a hot police detective: Guidebook to Murder has it all! A cozy lover's dream come true" -Susan McBride, author of The Debutante Dropout Mysteries
Publish date: 2014-07-01
Publisher: Kensington Trade
Pages no: 238
Edition language: English
#2 A Tourist Trap Mystery Jill's petition to have the wall in her back yard labeled a historical landmark is denied and the mayor has started working to try and get her property again. As she works to find out the truth the man who was helping the mayor in his dirty work is found murdered soon aft...
This was pretty standard cozy mystery. I read the first book in the series over a year ago, and yet within the first chapter I felt connected to the characters again and the first 3 chapters were read within a couple of hours. I wasn't as interested in the murder mystery as I was in the different re...
This is the good kind of American cozy mysterye. The kind that's light but not fluffy. The kind that has romance but it doesn't overwhelm the story. The kind that gives you clues but doesn't give up all its secrets right away. It has fun and friendship and family and bad guys and unexpected good gu...