The Sleuth Sisters: A Sleuth Sisters Mystery

The Sleuth Sisters: A Sleuth Sisters Mystery

by Maggie Pill

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Overview

When newly unemployed Faye Burner talks her sister Barb Evans into opening a detective agency, they begin with enthusiasm but soon run into problems. Most people in their small town simply can't imagine two fifty-something women tracking down leads and hauling criminals to justice.
After months of boredom, they finally get a case that could prove their competence. Years earlier, a man accused of murdering his wife and brother-in-law escaped the police and has been missing ever since. His sister says he's innocent, and she hires Barb and Faye to find him and prove it.
The case is exactly what they need, but police at all levels insist Neil Brown is guilty of the crimes. His father-in-law, powerful businessman Stanley Wozniak, is determined that when he's found, Neil will pay. Hoping to prove them all wrong, the Sleuth Sisters go to work.
Faye and Barb's younger sister Retta has contacts that could help, and Faye includes her in the investigation. Barb disapproves, objecting to Retta's bossy, manipulative ways and preoccupation with her nails, clothes, and social life.
Retta's more than willing to help, since it means working with the town's handsome new police chief. She's also willing to offer her "suggestions" for improving the agency. While Barb ignores Retta's interference, she also tries to ignore her own attraction to Chief Rory Neuencamp.
When Neil Brown turns up, matters take a dangerous turn. Someone doesn't want the old crime re-examined, and things escalate from scare tactics to assault to murder. The Smart Detective Agency was designed as a two-woman operation, but the three sisters are going to have to work together in order to stay alive. Their chances are good, because when danger threatens sisters, crime-solving becomes a family thing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780990380429
Publisher: Peggy Herring
Publication date: 02/20/2014
Pages: 326
Sales rank: 1,173,372
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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The Sleuth Sisters: A Sleuth Sisters Mystery 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
indiebrag More than 1 year ago
We are proud to announce that THE SLEUTH SISTERS by Maggie Pill is a B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. This tells a reader that this book is well worth their time and money!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Three sisters, with very different personalities and skills, work to solve a six year old murder. Delightful, dangerous and full of suspense! Check it out! Carol Schaufel 
Missisue4 More than 1 year ago
Who says there is an age limit on being a detective or you cant be a woman ? Not the Smart Detective Agency or the new police  chief. Sisters Faye (who is 50) and Barb (being 52) decide to try their hands at being sleuths. After some failed attempts at obtaining  a real case they find themselves being hired to work a 6 year old cold case. They are asked to find a woman's brother who just happens to have disappeared after his pregnant wife and brother-in-law are found dead. And if that isnt the worse of it, the father of the deceased is the richest, most powerful man in town. As the 2 sisters re-interview witnesses and follows their leads, their pesty sister wants in on the action. Retta has the people connections and skills but will the sister's allow their younger, has to have control and change everything sibling to help ?? You will fall in love with the sisters and their crazy ways. Can they crack the case ? Everyone said it was the husband. After all, he did run. What will the sisters uncover ? You have to read it to find out !!