Murder in Store [NOOK Book]

Overview

Preston Hauser, owner of a famous department store, asks his head of security, Quint McCauley, to investigate some threatening letters he has received. No sooner does Quint take on the job, than Preston is poisoned by one of his own vitamin pills. With Quint looking on. Suspicion falls on Hauser’s young wife, Diana, but Quint quickly learns she’s not the only one who might benefit from the millionaire’s death.

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Overview

Preston Hauser, owner of a famous department store, asks his head of security, Quint McCauley, to investigate some threatening letters he has received. No sooner does Quint take on the job, than Preston is poisoned by one of his own vitamin pills. With Quint looking on. Suspicion falls on Hauser’s young wife, Diana, but Quint quickly learns she’s not the only one who might benefit from the millionaire’s death.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440533181
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 8/23/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 203
  • Sales rank: 1,213,202
  • File size: 572 KB

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  • Posted January 29, 2012

    Great mystery

    Great, well written murder mystery. I loved it.

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 27, 2012

    A Great Mystery

    A former policeman now working in a high end department store as Security Chief. He is asked by store's owner to look into the threatening letters he's been receiving.. Many twists and turns in this well written book - breakup with girlfriend,poison and of course, murder. This is a good old fashioned whodunit and it kept me interested until finished.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 17, 2012

    I enjoyed this fun, easy read. While it wasn't too challenging,

    I enjoyed this fun, easy read. While it wasn't too challenging, it still offered up several possible scenarios for the bad guy. It had a mild noir feel to it too which I liked a lot.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 7, 2012

    Firya

    Staggers in, breathing heavily, making the white cloth around her middle swell with each intake. "Siro? Are you here?" Leans against a tree for support.

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 6, 2012

    Good Mystery

    Good plot, several possible killers with likely motives. Hard to put down once into it.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 7, 2014

    Good

    Good read, really enjoyed it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2013

    Eh, It was not bad.

    The book was good but to me it was not that intriguing and interesting. I knew who the murderer was before page 100.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 25, 2013

    Enjoyable

    I really liked this mystery - was definitely a page-turner & kept my interest. The characters were realistic & Quint was quite likeable. I will probably look into some of the authors other works.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2012

    Great light noir mystery

    In the tradition of a taciturn, heavy smoking gumshoe confronted by the stunning troubled dame, Quintus McCauley is compelled to prove whether Diana Hauser killed her rich husband, Preston or is being framed. In a great departure the female characters are strong and intelligent with much to add to the story. While not an Agatha Christie this is still a satisfying whodunit with a twist. I look forward to reading more about Quint and Elaine and their evolving partnership.

    On side note I appreciated the lack of graphic sex, violence, and crude language. Love being able to share my favorite reads with my teens!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 24, 2012

    Nightclaw

    Hi. Im just browsing.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 22, 2012

    Ballstars den(the store)

    We have everything you want

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 11, 2012

    This is a good, clean mystery

    Quint McCauley, head of security at a major Chicago store, has to deal with the wife of the owner, who delights in shop-lifting in her own store. When called into Preston Hauser's office, he thinks it's because of Preston's wife, Diana. However, Preston has been receiving threatening notes, and he wants Quint to investigate, on the QT. Shortly thereafter, Preston drops dead, in Quint's presence, from a poisoned vitamin pill. Quint decided to continue the hunt for the note-sender, and hopefully, the killer.

    Diana, of course, is prime suspect because she's the pretty young wife, of a very rich, older man. Quint, finds that she's not the only one who would benefit from Preston's death, and it's a convoluted investigation that ensues before the real culprit is found.

    I love a mystery, and this is a good one.

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  • Posted May 4, 2012

    Highly Recommend!

    A good read!! Highly recommend!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2012

    The Reaper

    Just what do you think your doing on my land?

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2012

    Logan

    How do u do

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2012

    Great Story

    This was a great story, I would definitely recommend it to anyone who enjoys a good mystery.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 31, 2012

    Pure fun!

    Loved this book from the first page, which was so unexpected that i had to read it twice. Very short (only 200 pages) but still the author was able to produce an entertaining and well-developed story. Lots of twists and turns and so many unscrupulous characters that you dont know who is guilty of what until the end. Definitely worth the time!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2012

    Slow

    I couldnt get into it. Got to page 53 and gave up. Too slow and too many mundane details to spark any interest with me.
    Mad Cricket

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2012

    Hey, Firya:

    What the HELL does what you posted have to do with this book???
    Harlequin Romance called...they'll take a pass.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2012

    Great

    Fast, fun read. Well developed characters.

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