A reviled supermarket CEO meets his expiration date
The executive who's responsible for widely hated changes at the biggest grocery store in Haines Tavern, Kentucky, arrives for a tour ... and doesn't leave alive. Sheila Mackey and her friend Clara Woodrow are on the scene -- buying dog treats, of course - and on the case. Can they pick out the ingredients for the right solution?
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This whodunit with humor is the fourth book in USA Today bestselling author Patricia McLinn's cozy mystery series, Secret Sleuth, which begins with a murder on a transatlantic cruise in Death on the Diversion. In Death on Torrid Avenue and later books, accidental investigator Sheila Mackey returns to dry land in the Midwest, where mysteries abound in her new home in small-town Kentucky.
Secret Sleuth series
Death on the Diversion
Death on Torrid Avenue
Death on Beguiling Way
Death on Covert Circle
Death on Shady Bridge
Death on Carrion Lane
"[Death on the Diversion] is such an enjoyable story, reminiscent of Agatha Christie's style, with a good study of human nature and plenty of humor. Great start to a new series!" - 5-star review
"[Death on Torrid Avenue] is told with a lot of humor and the characters are good company. I thoroughly enjoyed myself and am looking forward to the next story." - 5-star review
More cozy mystery from Patricia McLinn:
Caught Dead in Wyoming series
"While the mystery itself is twisty-turny and thoroughly engaging, it's the smart and witty writing that I loved the best." -- Diane Chamberlain, New York Times bestselling author
"Colorful characters, intriguing, intelligent mystery, plus the state of Wyoming leaping off every page." -- Emilie Richards, USA Today bestselling author
If you like mystery with romance and a bit of humor, try also:
The Innocence Trilogy
Proof of Innocence
Price of Innocence
Premise of Innocence
Ride the River: Rodeo Knights (includes cameos from Caught Dead in Wyoming characters)
Bardville, Wyoming series
A Stranger in the Family
A Stranger to Love
The Rancher Meets His Match
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About the Author
McLinn is the author of more than 50 published novels, which are cited by readers and reviewers for wit and vivid characterization. Her books include mysteries, romantic suspense, contemporary romances and women's fiction. They have topped bestseller lists and won numerous awards.
Now living in Northern Kentucky, McLinn loves to hear from readers through her website, www.PatriciaMcLinn.com, and social media.