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When her sister is found dead in a Baltimore hotel room, reporter Val Ritter’s world is turned upside down. An empty pill bottle at the scene leads police to believe the cause of death is suicide. With little more than her own conviction, Val teams up with Terry Martin, a retired detective who has his own interest in the case, to prove that something more sinister is responsible.

In 1921, Bridget Wallace, a guest on the brink of womanhood, is getting married o an older, eligible man. But what seems a comfortable match soon takes a dark turn. Does the illustrious history of the stately Franklin hotel hide another, lesser known history of death?


“Can’t help falling in love with the lonely Detective Canini.”

“Got a hold of me from the first page.”

“Ingenious twists.”


“Deliciously devious and absolutely delightful, these marvelous stories will keep you captivated! Sweeter than sweet tea, but with smartly sinister secrets only a true southern writer can provide. What a joy to read.” – Hank Phillippi Ryan, bestselling Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark award winner.


“…a charming anthology that has something for everyone…feel free to consume as many of these delightful stories at one sitting as you wish.” – Thomas A. Burns, Jr., Author of the Natalie McMasters Mysteries.

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