By Joan Merrill
by Joan Merrill
When the hot York Jazz Society acquires a fifty-year previous letter from Georgia Valentine, questions come up over the mythical vocalist’s loss of life. Did she provide herself a deadly dose of heroin, because the unique investigators governed, or did anyone kill her? And if it was once homicide, what was once the motive?
Casey strikes her operation from San Francisco to manhattan to enquire the chilly case, wondering Georgia’s musician buddies, her widower, a drug broker, a Broadway actress, a mafia boss and the specialists who declared the loss of life a suicide.
This quest takes Casey to New York’s such a lot venerable jazz golf equipment, a Harlem nursing domestic, a mob-owned Italian eating place, a lesbian bar and One Police Plaza, domestic of the NYPD. She joins forces with an enticing detective from the equipped Crime unit, and, because the case progresses, so does their dating.
With no scarcity of suspects, Casey eventually uncovers facts revealing a shocking killer.
Author Joan Merrill has produced yet one more alluring secret as a part of her on-going detective sequence that includes SF detective Casey McKie. As traditional, Ms. Merrill has masterfully woven her love of jazz and its practitioners right into a story of intrigue and revenge, ready to the beat of the blues and be-bop. a colourful, enormously clever mystery, such a lot hugely prompt.
-Carol Sloane, Jazz Singer, carolsloane.com
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And All That Madness: a Casey McKie mystery by Joan Merrill