Civil Twilight: A Darcy Lott Mystery by Susan Dunlap

By Susan Dunlap

San Francisco stunt double Darcy Lott makes a speciality of developing the appearance of great probability. but if her legal professional brother calls and asks her to wine and dine a mysterious shopper, the chance isn't any illusion.

Darcy takes an rapid liking to the customer, Karen Johnson, yet there are too many unanswered questions. Karen claims to be getting a divorce, yet Darcy’s brother Gary doesn’t deal with divorces. And whilst he insists that their older brother John, a cop, must never be aware of in their assembly, Darcy’s pink flags are raised. who's this lady? And why does she want a high-powered lawyer?

Soon, a homicide shocks town and John is the first suspect. With John and Gary either in hiding and the police fearful to pin the dying on John, Darcy reveals herself with out one she will be able to belief. determined for an finish to the insanity, she delves deep into Karen’s previous, in basic terms to discover a scheme much more surprising than homicide itself.

Show description

Read Online or Download Civil Twilight: A Darcy Lott Mystery PDF

Similar women sleuths books

Angel's Verdict (A Beaufort & Company Mystery)

Celestial recommend Brianna Winston-Beaufort is raring to put aside dealing with appeals for condemned souls and come back to practising legislations within the land of the dwelling. 3 months after taking up the relations perform Bree jumps on the chance to paintings for a mundane purchaser. but if aged actress Justine Coville walks into Beaufort & Company's workplace to make adjustments to her will, she drags Bree correct again right into a complete other-world of problems.

Getting Old Is to Die for

Gladdy Gold could have long gone from dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker to South Florida retiree, yet she’s loving each minute of it. among poolside gossip, a hot-to-trot boyfriend, and a booming detective enterprise, lifestyles couldn’t be sunnier—until a visit again north together with her sister Evvie ends up in homicide and mayhem starring the standard suspects.

Paradise Valley

An Amish cost in Ohio has run afoul of a legislations requiring their youngsters to wait public university. Caleb Bender and his pals are arrested for overlook, with the kingdom ordering the youngsters be put in an establishment. between them are Caleb's teenage daughter, Rachel, and the boy she has her eye on, Jake Weaver.

B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, No. 2)

Even though enterprise has been gradual in recent times for P. I. Kinsey Millhone, she's reluctant to tackle the case of finding Beverly Danziger's sister Elaine Boldt. it is a small subject that Beverly may be capable of deal with herself. So why is she enlisting Kinsey's providers? Beverly claims she wishes Elaine's signature on a few records in order that she will acquire a small inheritance.

Additional info for Civil Twilight: A Darcy Lott Mystery

Example text

Gary and Gracie, Mike and I had bitched about him throughout our childhoods. John, The Enforcer. I had lived away from San Francisco all my adult life. When I looked at John now I still peered with the wary gaze of the teenager I’d once been. For the second time today, I asked myself who was this man. As if to remind me of the answer, John turned toward me. “Get out of here! ” Instinctively I planted my feet. I have a long history of staying in John’s face. “You want me out of here? ” Normally, he’d have chewed me out loud and long.

I changed into a heavy sweatshirt and jeans, clipped on my pouch and headed out into the fog. From the zendo Gary’s office was a ten-minute walk north on Columbus. It’s the second-floor front unit in a small Victorian, on a wedge of corner where two streets meet at Columbus. He could have rented a more impressive office, in a more expensive location, but the charm of this little building suited him. His office was a cupola of windows at the fruit end of the pie slice, like a cherry that’s slipped off the crust.

I headed toward it and when I turned back, Karen was walking toward the parapet. John was pulling into a legal parking spot, something he rarely troubled to do. That meant he hadn’t swung around the waiting traffic, Code 3’d it up the down lane, and parked in the crosswalk, which would have saved him twenty minutes. He was dressed in a suit that fit better than any I’d seen on him. He looked good; he looked not like a cop. ” I asked, leaning into his car window. He ignored my question—his family trademark—and opened the door, forcing me to jump back.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.67 of 5 – based on 11 votes