A reporter digs into a murder investigation when her dog sniffs out a dead body. REALLY TRULY DEAD by @MaggieToussaint #cozy #mystery
Bailey tugged the leash out of my palm and bolted inside the forbidden zone. My stomach knotted as she headed straight for the dead man.
Science writer Lindsey McKay takes a leave of absence from her job and returns home with her dog to save the family newspaper. She left Danville ten years ago and she trusts she can wrap this up quickly. She promises her Atlanta boss she’ll return in two-weeks.
Sheriff Ike Harper is thrilled at Lindsey’s homecoming. She’s the gal who got away, and now he has a second chance at the woman he’s always admired.
Lindsey encourages her father to fight for the paper’s survival, but he won’t cooperate. Meanwhile, the murder of a local judge is a boon for the newspaper, but it’s too late. With her leave running out, neither the tragedy nor Lindsey’s hard work can save the failing business. Then the sheriff arrests her father for the murder, and she faces a new challenge.
Determined to clear her father’s name, Lindsey stirs up a hornet’s nest of trouble. Will saving her father’s life cost Lindsey hers?
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“an exciting whodunit” – Publishers Weekly says of Death, Island Style http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-1-4328-2566-9
“Toussaint creates a gutsy heroine whose struggles with murder and romance add up to a very enjoyable read” – Kirkus Reviews on Death, Island Style https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/maggie-toussaint/death-island-style/#review
“Eccentric and fun, this book is definitely worth a read” – Amy Lignor, Romantic Times. March 2012, Issue # 337, p. 70, on Death, Island Style
“I have been a fan girl of Maggie Toussaint for four years and then some. We were connected through everyone's favorite military spouse, Kim Adams Lowe. Kim and I did a promo for Maggie and I have been doing them every time she says "Mary I have a book coming out", and I scream how soon can I get my hands on it.” – Mary Gramlich, The Reading Reviewer, for Gone and Done It http://marygramlich.blogspot.com/2014/04/gone-and-done-it-by-maggie-toussaint.html
“Wow! I couldn't put this down once I started it. I loved it!” Lori Mitchell Myers on Gone and Done It as seen on Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/846158411?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1
AUTHOR BIO - MAGGIE TOUSSAINT:
Southern author Maggie Toussaint writes mystery, suspense, and dystopian fiction. Her work won the Silver Falchion Award for best mystery, the Readers’ Choice Award, and the EPIC Award. She’s published seventeen novels as well as several short stories and novellas. The next book in her paranormal mystery series, Dadgummit, releases June 2017. Maggie serves on the national board for Mystery Writers of America, is President of Southeast Mystery Writers of America, and is Co-VP of Low Country Sisters In Crime. Visit her at www.maggietoussaint.com.
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