By Gillian Roberts
Barring the standard teenage pranks, all turns out peaceable at Philly Prep, the personal institution in Philadelphia the place Amanda Pepper teaches English. without doubt the cash that looks to be lacking from money amassed to help sufferers of a catastrophic storm Down South will take place. most likely the rumor that a few of Amanda’s scholars have stumbled on the thrills of playing is completely unfounded.
In any case, Amanda has different issues to consider. Her husband, deepest investigator C. okay. MacKenzie, is suffering to assist his Louisiana relatives reconstruct their post-hurricane lives. Her good friend Sasha’s stepmother has simply devoted suicide–although, in keeping with Sasha, Phoebe Ennis could by no means have killed herself, specifically no longer whereas having a drink and donning a purple silk shirt and pink sandals with four-inch heels.
Amanda isn’t persuaded yet reluctantly is of the same opinion to aid examine the woman’s loss of life, although the proof for foul play is narrow. precise, the middle-aged compulsive collector of knickknacks wasn’t universally enjoyed. Phoebe’s personal son hated her and she or he bored her pals to demise with tricks of her “royal” lineage. And with 4 marriages in the back of her, she was once already getting ready to announce her renewed availability on the web. but if one other girl is located lifeless in Phoebe’s condominium, it turns into transparent that whatever is certainly murderously amiss, and masses towards domestic than Amanda or someone else may have imagined.
All’s good That Ends is the ultimate novel in Gillian Roberts’s acclaimed Amanda Pepper sequence. It’s additionally the easiest, irresistibly clever, and richly interesting. Amanda’s farewell event brings the genius of “the Dorothy Parker of puzzle writers” (Nancy Pickard) into complete flower, and the bloom is nice and a ask yourself to behold.
Read Online or Download All's Well That Ends: An Amanda Pepper Mystery PDF
Similar women sleuths books
A Joanne Brady mysteryAndy Brady used to be an exceptional husband and candidate for Sheriff - till a bullet destroyed his destiny. Now the police are claiming he used to be a maverick whose involvement in drug-running drove him to suicide. yet Andy's spouse, Joanna, is familiar with a cover-up whenshe sees one, and her obsessive hunt for a killer threatens to put either her and her daughter in jeopardy.
Giulia Falcone is confident she will Hell. First, simply because she left the convent. moment, her new activity with a personal investigator has her sneaking round and mendacity. Adjusting to existence within the open air global isn't really effortless. make-up, courting, and intercourse are all new to her. And regardless of a weigh down on her boss Frank Driscoll—a foul-mouthed, soft-hearted ex-cop—Giulia is bound he'd by no means fall for an ex-nun.
They have been the main bad crimes of a brand new century: the murders of infant innocents for which British ladies have been hanged at Holloway felony in1903. many years later, secret author Josephine Tey has determined to jot down a unique in line with Amelia Sach and Annie Walters, the infamous “Finchley child farmers,” unaware that her study will entangle her within the determined hunt for a modern day killer.
- The Skull Beneath the Skin
- Restless Waters: A Rachel Porter Mystery (Rachel Porter Mysteries)
- Burying Ariel: A Joanne Kilbourn Mystery
- Dirty Blonde
- The Sudoku Murder: A Katie McDonald Mystery
- A Wee Christmas Homicide
Extra resources for All's Well That Ends: An Amanda Pepper Mystery
She said lots of things, but then—wham—he was gone. Sad, you see. Not suicidal! ” Part of what bonded the two women was the irrational belief that the next man would be better, despite their own histories, which proved that the next ones were seldom as good as the ones before. Sasha had even used her professional skills to help the hunt for number six by taking photos of Phoebe for an online matchmaking service. She’d needed new ones because all her portraits were in wedding attire. She never got to see the photos.
Backtrack a little,” I said. ” Since the start of December, the school had been collecting donations to be used to buy Christmas gifts for hurricane victims. The collection drive was going to end this week, and this morning’s bulletin had published the tally to date, probably as an incentive to those who hadn’t yet donated. Both of them shook their heads. ” “Every day,” Eddie added. “And then we added it up,” Margaret said. ” My thoughts wandered back to coffee. Margaret and Eddie meant well, but surely numbers the homeroom collectors remembered were not a solid basis for a challenge.
I don’t know. I think—I think she already belonged somewhere because she mentioned getting inquiries from guys who ‘weren’t it,’ she said. She thought she looked too stuffy in the photo she was using, a half of a wedding photo. I offered to Photoshop out the hat and veil, but she said the whole dressed-up ‘granny-thing’—that was her phrase—wasn’t the image she wanted to project. ” Sasha looked down at her hands. I was sure it was so that we couldn’t see her face, but we could see and understand what the rapid eyeblinks meant.
All's Well That Ends: An Amanda Pepper Mystery by Gillian Roberts