By Amy Patricia Meade
Existence is well tough for 32-year outdated Rosie O'Doyle Keefe, yet she will be able to deal with operating in manhattan City's global conflict II shipyards--until her foreman lands up dead--right after she rebuffed his "requirements" for a advertising. . .
Never one to relax and desire for the simplest, Rosie discovers that everybody who knew the foreman had solid purposes to kill him off. She additionally reveals that she has a shock best friend within the darkly good-looking police lieutenant Jack Riordan. yet Jack additionally has to provide a practicable suspect for his captain in 5 days--even if it should be Rosie. . .
Before lengthy, the secret spirals onto the streets of wartime manhattan. With the clock ticking and her freedom at the line, Rosie and Lieutenant Riordan might want to sign up for forces to discover the reality and capture the now very determined killer. . .who could be a lot nearer then they suspect!
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"If simply Katharine Hepburn, Cary provide, and Jimmy Stewart have been nonetheless alive. they might be brilliant within the motion picture model. . .Meade's kickoff secret is a winner." --Booklist on Million buck Baby
"Nary a lifeless moment." --Publishers Weekly on Black Moonlight
Amy Patricia Meade is the writer of the The Marjorie McClelland Mysteries, released through dead night Ink, together with such titles as Black Moonlight, Shadow Waltz, and Ghost of a Chance. She is a member of Sisters in Crime and secret Writers of the US. She grew up looking at black-and-white videos from the area battle II interval, specifically something with the Andrews Sisters. Amy lives in Vermont together with her husband and their cats.
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I already instructed you. I went there to invite for my activity again. ” Katie wiped her palms on her apron and moved into the lounge region. “But why? ” “Because lets use the cash. ” She leaned ahead and wiggled a finger on the child throughout the bars of his playpen. “Yes, shall we, couldn’t we, Charlie? ” she sang in a high-pitched voice. “That’s correct, lets. ” “That’s now not the full tale and also you understand it. ” Rosie’s voice dropped to its common timbre. “I recognize not anything of the type. I requested for my task again simply because there aren’t many different jobs round for somebody who can’t variety, can’t take dictation, and doesn’t know the way to function a switchboard. no less than, none that pay good. ” “Yeah, and we either agreed that by way of relocating in with Ma, you may take a lesser-paying task that didn’t have you ever hiking scaffolds like a monkey. So what provides? ” “I simply proposal it'd be great for you to come up with the money for a number of little luxuries. Wouldn’t you're keen on that? ” “Sure i might. enable me comprehend while the struggle division says it’s ok to have them again,” Katie scoffed. “All correct, so we can’t get stockings, however the more cash should buy us a heck of loads of eyebrow pencil for drawing seams on our legs. ” Katie rolled her eyes. “I’d love to do greater than simply make do, Katie-girl. That’s all. ” “Is that each one? ” Katie folded her fingers throughout her chest. “Of direction it truly is. What else may possibly there be? ” Katie disappeared into the bed room and got here again with the night paper, which she proceeded to toss onto Rosie’s lap. “How approximately this? ” The book have been folded to reveal the pinnacle of the fourth web page the place a bold-font headline introduced: SHIPYARD employee KILLED IN BROOKLYN BLUDGEONING. Rosie picked it up with trembling arms. “You instructed me he were stabbed,” Katie reminded. “Yes, I did,” Rosie spoke back quietly. “Why did you mislead me? ” “Because I didn’t wish you to fret. ” Katie gave an exasperated sigh and threw her arms within the air. “I’m your sister, Rosie! I’m imagined to fear approximately you. That’s how it works. ” “I comprehend, yet you have been already disappointed approximately Finch assaulting me. I didn’t are looking to fear you much more. ” Katie shook her head and plopped onto the couch beside her sister. “The police, they be aware of that you just hit Finch within the head with a—” “Stapler? definite. ” “Do they suspect you probably did this? Is that why that guy got here right here final evening? ” Rosie frowned. Katie’s husband have been certainly one of seven-hundred males who drowned whilst the USS Houston went down in Indonesia on the finish of February. The loss had brought on the in general joyful younger blonde to take to mattress with the colours drawn for the higher a part of every week. It used to be basically upon relocating in with Rosie and leaving the condo she’d shared with Jimmy that Katie’s melancholy had ultimately began to carry. during the last few weeks, Katie had steadily again to her previous self, yet how could she react if she knew that Rosie, the recent anchor in her existence, could quickly be misplaced, too? “Rosie,” Katie advised. “Rosie, inform me the reality. i do know you’re searching for me, yet I’m now not a bit woman anymore.