A Deadly Arrangement

A Deadly Arrangement

by Denise Osborne

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BN ID: 2940013393691
Publisher: Wind and Water House
Publication date: 09/13/2011
Series: Feng Shui Mystery , #1
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 904 KB

About the Author

Denise Osborne is the author of six mysteries encompassing 'The Feng Shui Mysteries' and 'The Queenie Davilov Mysteries'. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America. Osborne's Feng Shui studies began in San Francisco in 1989. She has worked as a professional practitioner since 1997 and is a member of the International Feng Shui Guild, and two time director of the Kansas City chapter. She lives in Missouri.

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The Deadly Arrangement 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you want to read a book that makes you feel like you live in the town of Holyrood.I even felt like Solome is a friend of mine and she has told me whats going on or I saw it for myself and all the towns people seem so real. It's worth the time to read this book it's a true mystery and don't forget the feng shui it really dose make you feel good about life and it's mysterous little murders :).
harstan More than 1 year ago
For five years, bicoastal traveler Salome Waterhouse rented out the Perfume Mansion in Holyrood off of Monterey Bay to artist Palmer Fordham. Because she feels the place has bad vibes, Salome, a practitioner of Feng Shui, has not entered the place in years. However, this morning she goes there because an anonymous person hired her to Feng Shui the place as a birthday present to Palmer.

Instead of her usual scenario, Salome finds a murdered Palmer in the house and immediately calls her cousin Phyllis, chief of police. Phyllis arrives and takes charge of the crime scene while treating Salome with contempt and as the prime suspect. Phyllis always blamed Salome for inheriting the Perfume Mansion, a place she covets. After feeling her cousin¿s negative vibes Salome knows that she need some strong Feng Shui medicine to prove her innocence and to clean the evil that resides in her mansion.

A DEADLY ARRANGEMENT is a different type of police procedural-amateur sleuth tale due to the large amounts of Feng Shui incorporated throughout the plot. The story line is cleverly designed but is disrupted by the swings back and forth in time. Salome is an interesting and refreshing lead character and the cast¿s varying degrees of acceptance of her leads to greater understanding of the protagonist and her practice. Followers of Feng Shui will feel the positive vibes emanating from this plot while other readers will say phooey to way too much Feng Shui.

Harriet Klausner