Do No Evil


Life in small town Lair has never been so interesting...

Phineas Nobul just got fired. Again. Three years ago Phineas Nobul was at the top of her game as a defense attorney in Los Angeles. When the Lair, New York native returned home for the holidays she was surprised to find herself willing to give it all up for love. Now brokenhearted, nearly penniless, and rooming with a judgmental basset hound,

She has no ...

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Life in small town Lair has never been so interesting...

Phineas Nobul just got fired. Again. Three years ago Phineas Nobul was at the top of her game as a defense attorney in Los Angeles. When the Lair, New York native returned home for the holidays she was surprised to find herself willing to give it all up for love. Now brokenhearted, nearly penniless, and rooming with a judgmental basset hound,

She has no idea how she's going to pay next month's rent...

Phoebe, the eldest and more mature and responsible Nobul daughter, envies her little sister's free spirit and loathes her unreliability. This is never more the case than when Phoebe finds herself dumped on her wedding day and her little sister nowhere to be found. When Phineas resurfaces and much wine has been consumed, a thought forms itself that will give both sisters the fresh start they so desperately need which involves the heinous idea of Phoebe quitting her successful career in publishing to team up as private investigators with Phineas. Phoebe rejects the idea at first but then sees this as a chance to reinvent her life as well as her strained relationship with her sister. With Phoebe's business background and Phineas' freaky talent of getting information from thin air, the Nobul sisters decide to open Lair's first private investigation service...

The Artemis Agency is barely opened when a corpse is left for the Nobul sisters accompanied with a foreboding warning that has the sisters bunking together. The only problem is that they are just as intrigued as they are terrified. As the bodies begin piling up, Phoebe and Phineas get caught up in a case of conspiracy and scandal that once haunted small-town Lair...

Enter the farthest thing from a White Knight that Lair P.D. has to offer: Officer Cooper Rudo AKA "Officer Yummy." The true-life version of tall, dark, and handsome isn't exactly chivalrous or honorable, but he makes one sister melt with a smile and ends up healing her broken heart. Whether or not he can hang on as he%u2019s thrown into the world of Phineas and Phoebe just might prove if true love does exist...

"Crazy" Grandma Becky also lends a hand to help the girls solve Lair's mysterious past. This trigger-happy, ex-Vegas showgirl who has ties to the mafia just might be the inspiration Phoebe and Phineas need to find out who is behind all the murder in their once-peaceful hometown...

Add in a hunky yet overprotective veterinarian, Greg Watson, who has his own opinions of how things should be done. Affectionate and loving on the outside, on the inside he does his best to control the situation, especially as his relationship with one sister draws him deeper into the mystery...

But this killer is gaining ground and the body count is rising. Mysterious vehicles, dark messages, and a past no one knows about just might prove that in Lair exists one hell of a mystery.

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Editorial Reviews

Midwest Book Review
"A corpse isn't a very good present when your business first starts. "Do No Evil" follows sisters Phineas and Phoebe as they start their own private investigation agency, and they soon find their business isn't welcomed when a corpse shows up almost immediately. Faced with such odds, it's clear they have no choice but to fight back anyway. "Do No Evil" is an exciting read following two aging would-be sleuths and makes for a highly entertaining read."
Shirley Priscilla Johnson
"This is really a great book. It is fun, it's romantic, it's mysterious with characters that you will find endearing and hard to forget. It has a storyline that keeps you wanting more even when the last page is read. Good job ladies, thanks for the reading pleasure. I'm waiting for more."
Sueann Wells
"...stacks up to its billing as a unique perspective on the women sleuth's mystery genre.." --Sueann's Musings Blog
Freda Mans
"This book had it all for a little one, and it packed a mighty punch! I thought the authors were quite clever in their writing style.You will get lost in the story right till the very end!" -- Freda's Voice Blog
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781432751500
  • Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/26/2010
  • Pages: 230
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.52 (d)

Meet the Author

KYMBERLY GOLTERMANN lives in a lingerie storage unit on the outskirts of a small town that is to remain nameless due to reasons of witness protection. Her current career is classified information but her hobbies involve reenacting the Gore v. Bush Supreme Court case and dancing naked under a full moon. While this is her first piece of literature composed on paper, her other works can be found written on her shower wall, where she does her best plotting.

ASHLEY L GOLTERMANN currently lives in the basement of a snow globe facorty on Route 66 according to her CIA file. For work she shaves alpacas and breakdances. In her spare time she enjoys hunting for quail with Dick Cheney and nude underwater hang gliding off the coast of Utah. She spends her weekends contemplating new and exciting ways to kill people - the more mess the better. She is currently working on her next book by shaving the words onto her cat.
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