Fixing to Die (Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper Series #9)

Fixing to Die (Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper Series #9)

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by Elaine Viets
     
 

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Mystery shopper Josie Marcus has been happily married to veterinarian Ted Scottsmeyer for months. But her newly wedded bliss is about to be cut short....
 
Josie and Ted have finally tied the knot, and they’re ready for the next step: buying a house. Ted’s business partner, Christine, has one she’s willing to sell, but it

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Mystery shopper Josie Marcus has been happily married to veterinarian Ted Scottsmeyer for months. But her newly wedded bliss is about to be cut short....
 
Josie and Ted have finally tied the knot, and they’re ready for the next step: buying a house. Ted’s business partner, Christine, has one she’s willing to sell, but it needs a lot of love. Luckily, the newlyweds are up for the challenge.
 
But when they tear down a rickety gazebo in the backyard, they find the body of Christine’s sister, a free spirit who supposedly took off six months before. The police arrest Christine for murder, leaving Ted to work overtime at the office to cover for his partner. With no time to work on the house or be with her husband, Josie will have to find the real killer quickly, before both her house and marriage are beyond repair.... 

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
Praise for the novels of Elaine Viets

“[A] heroine…with wit, intelligence, and a sense of humor.”—Mystery Scene

“Elaine Viets knows how to orchestrate a flawless mystery with just the right blend of humor, intrigue, and hot romance.”—Fresh Fiction

“Viets has written one of the funniest amateur sleuth mysteries to come along in ages.”—Midwest Book Review
 
“Fans will laugh at the predicaments this mystery shopper finds herself in on the job and sleuthing.”—The Mystery Gazette

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451240989
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Series:
Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper Series, #9
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
435,772
Product dimensions:
4.10(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
Praise for the novels of Elaine Viets

“[A] heroine…with wit, intelligence, and a sense of humor.”—Mystery Scene

“Elaine Viets knows how to orchestrate a flawless mystery with just the right blend of humor, intrigue, and hot romance.”—Fresh Fiction

“Viets has written one of the funniest amateur sleuth mysteries to come along in ages.”—Midwest Book Review
 
“Fans will laugh at the predicaments this mystery shopper finds herself in on the job and sleuthing.”—The Mystery Gazette

Meet the Author

Elaine Viets is an Agatha and Anthony Award­–winning author who also writes the Dead-End Job Mystery series. She was also given the key to the city of Maplewood, Josie’s hometown. Her mother was a mystery shopper in Elaine’s hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. Elaine has served on the national boards of the Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime. She lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with her husband, reporter Don Crinklaw. 

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