Secret of the Painted Lady
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Secret of the Painted Lady by Christina A. Burke

09/18/2021

From USA Today bestselling authors Christina A. Burke and Elizabeth Ashby comes the first book in an exciting multi-author series...

If these walls could talk...they'd scream murder.

Alex Jordan is the owner of Finials and Facades Renovation and Restoration Services, making her able to pursue her love of restoring Victorian-style homes in the town of Danger Cove. But her recent acquisition of the stately Marlton House has led to a showdown with town real estate mogul, and now she has needs to restore the old house and flip it for a profit as quickly as possible. But Alex gets more than she bargained for when a Hawaiian shirt-clad tourist with a bullet in his head turns up in the home's bathtub. Pairing up with the unlikely partner of the town florist, George Fontaine, Alex vows to solve the murder before her flip flops

As Alex worries over deadlines, she stumbles across another body on the cliffs of Danger Cove. However, this "body" is a super-sexy man with amnesia...or so he says. Throw in a stash of stolen diamonds, a matchmaking grandmother, a foulmouthed parrot, and a mysterious killer with Alex in his sights, and Alex is in a race against time to salvage the job, solve the murder, and save her own life.

"Secret of the Painted Lady is one funny read! I started reading and was just sucked right in...a great mystery with twist and turns."
~ Night Owl Reviews


The Danger Cove books:
Secret of the Painted Lady (book #1)
Murder & Mai Tais (book#2)
Death by Scones (book #3)
Patchwork of Death (book #4)
Deadly Dye & a Soy Chai (book #5)
Killer Clue at the Ocean View (book #6)
A Christmas Quilt to Die For (book #7)
A Killing in the Market (short story in the "Killer Beach Reads" collection)
Killer Colada (book #8)
Passion, Poison & Puppy Dogs (book #9)
A Novel Death (book #10)
Clues in Calico (book #11)
Sinister Snickerdoodles (book #12)
Hurricanes & Heroes (book #13)
A Death in the Flower Garden (book #14)
Divas, Diamonds & Death (book #15)
A Slaying in the Orchard (book #16)
A Secret in the Pumpkin Patch (book #17)
Deadly Dirty Martinis (book #18)
A Poison Manicure & Peach Liqueur (book #19)
Not-So-Bright Hopes (short story in the "Pushing Up Daisies" collection)
Tequila Trouble (book #20)
Deadly Thanksgiving Sampler (book #21)
Killer Eyeshadow & a Cold Espresso (book #22)
Two Sleuths Are Better Than One (book #23)
Dark Rum Revenge (book #24)
Cozy Room With a Killer View (book #25)

Rating: This book does not contain any graphic sex, violence or swearing. It's rating is similar to a PG-13 movie or network television show.

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