From the national bestselling author of the Chocoholic Mysteries—the series that has #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris raving, “I’m proud to stand up and say, ‘My name is Charlaine, and I’m a Chocoholic!’”
A split-second judgment and a single bullet turn a routine assignment into murder for reporter Nell Matthews and officer Mike Svenson. The shoot-out at the Grantham Women’s Shelter may have liberated a woman from her knife-wielding husband, but it also left Mike holding the gun and targeted for scandal. Especially when it turns out that the deceased was the son of the most powerful matriarch in town. Now Nell finds herself with an unexpected key to the dead man’s past—a key that links him to a bizarre conspiracy and will lure Nell into the crosshairs of a killer still on the loose…
The Nell Matthews Mysteries are… “Strong and unique.”—Sue Henry “Beguiling and wicked.”—Boston Herald “Hooks you on the first page and never lets go.”—William Bernhardt
Includes a preview of The Violence Beat and JoAnna Carl’s The Chocolate Book Bandit.
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About JoAnna Carl
JoAnna Carl is the pseudonym of a multipublished mystery writer. She spent more than twenty-five years in the newspaper business, working as a reporter, feature writer, editor and columnist. She holds a degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma… More about JoAnna Carl
Published by InterMix Mar 18, 2014| 265 Pages| ISBN 9780698148116