The senior sleuths’ crime-solving team is back at it again. While avoiding helpful employees, they slip out of Greener Pastures Convalescent Center to solve cold cases. Their latest case involves a robbery death of a single mother that time appears to have forgotten. When not piecing together the murderer’s identity, the group is hard at work finding out more about their most mysterious member’s colorful past.
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About the Author
M. K. Scott is the husband and wife writing team behind the cozy mystery series. Morgan K Wyatt is the general wordsmith, while her husband, Scott, is the grammar hammer and physics specialist. He uses his engineering skills to explain how fast a body falls when pushed over a cliff and various other felonious activities. The Internet and experts in the field provide forensic information, while the recipes and B and B details require a more hands on approach. The couple’s dog, Chance, is the inspiration behind Jasper, Donna’s dog. Murder Mansion is the first book in The Painted Lady Inn Mysteries. Overall, it is a fun series to create and read.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
For their second cold case adventure, the Way Over the Hill Gang investigates the 10-year-old murder of single mother Theresa Lopez, a motel maid who was brutally murdered in her living room. The only clue the file contains is that Theresa and her daughter, Eleanor, were planning to buy a used car for the teen that day. As they work as a team to solve the case, individual members cope with their own issues. Gus struggles with his distance from his son and grandchildren, while Jake grapples with the reality of who he is versus the image his friends imagine from their shared war days. Eunice is still a pesky know-it-all, but reluctantly admits to a strained relationship with her daughter. And Marcy and Lance still warily circle each other, not ready to admit their true feelings for each other, while the activity director corrals the gang to stage a holiday extravaganza. After help from the motel’s new manager, Marcy and Lance interview several former employees, while the guys search for the mythical man that might have captured Theresa’s suspicious heart. After an unsuccessful stakeout, the gang stages another, where Jake’s sharp observations lead to the breakthroughs they need. The Way Over the Hill Gang’s second investigation is an invigorating romp that not only solves a crime, but gives readers a closer glimpse into the life of each member, laying out a satisfying path for the next adventure.
Christmas is just around the corner and Lance has brought Marcy a new case for her and the Senior Sleuths. They will be investigating the murder of Theresa Lopez. Ten years ago, Theresa was robbed and murdered in her home and the case was never solved. Theresa had worked as a maid at a small hotel. Just before her murder, she had promised to take her daughter to get a used car. She had $2700 to buy the car, but nobody knew where she got it. While working on the case, Marcy is also planning a surprise birthday party for Lance and the Activities Director at the center is trying to get the seniors to organize a Christmas activity for the residents. Who killed Theresa? Why was she killed? Can the Senior Sleuths investigate the murder and still have time to organize all of the activities? This book gives the readers more insight to many of the characters in the book. The interactions are very realistic and the situations engrossing.