By Gallagher Gray
MURDER on the BALLET: DANCE OF THE DANGLING CORPSE
They all look murderous, yet might be they’re simply hungry. part the corporate chain-smokes to maintain their weight down, and as tempers flare, you’d higher watch who you are saying, “Break a leg!” to.
Recently retired Wall road exec T.S. Hubbert and the fancy fashionista novice sleuth who’s his Auntie Lil have solved 3 murders while Auntie Lil turns into the latest member of the Metropolitan Ballet’s board of administrators. For weeks Auntie Lil has dragged T.S. to each dance functionality within the urban, and the season is set to top with The Nutcracker while the promising ballerina whose scholarship Lil’s been sponsoring has her plum function snatched away.
The board is swayed by way of the field workplace allure of a sixteen-year-old Hollywood heart-throb who desires to dance the function of the Nutcracker, and the boy’s supervisor father calls for Lil’s protégé get replaced lest the entire exposure visit her rather than his son. even though Auntie Lil’s is the single dissenting vote, it appears, she’s no longer the one one displeased with the board’s determination – the father’s physique is stumbled on swinging from the rope of the 1st Act curtain on the Nutcracker’s Gala Opening.
Auntie Lil’s fresh detective successes make her a traditional to run harm keep watch over for the board via investigating the homicide. In order to try a few suspects, Lil takes her first ballet category in all her sprightly eighty-four years, with her gentleman buddy, Herbert Wong. much less suited for flying leaps than to flying leaps of mind's eye, it’s not going she’ll sustain the teachings, yet Herbert is completely hooked.
in the meantime, T.S. is making strong use of his retirement via learning ballroom dancing to provoke his attractive female friend Lilah Cheswick, leaving Auntie Lil to do the heavy lifting in this one, whereas Theodore and Herbert hold sneaking off for dance lessons...and martinis. the complete team of geriatric tremendous sleuths has dance fever!
This witty and urbane novice detective group remembers the comfy attraction of Golden Age mysteries like these showcasing pass over Marple and her unique silver-haired colleague--Miss Silver, omit Seeton, Mrs. Pollifax, and Jessica Fletcher. Fans of those memorable girls sleuths, in addition to of modern day comfortable writers like Dorothy Cannell, Carolyn Hart, M.C. Beaton, Joanne Fluke, Jana DeLeon, and Alexander McCall Smith can be captivated!
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A Motive for Murder (Hubbert & Lil Cozy Mystery Series Book 4) by Gallagher Gray