By Cathy Ace
With birthday celebrations within the playing cards, Cait Morgan and her companion, retired cop Bud Anderson, commute to Las Vegas. As they're approximately to complete dinner within the on line casino owners' unique deepest eating room, omit Shirley, a lady stated as Queen of The Strip, is murdered. defense locks down the room. Cait, Bud, a corpse, and ten attainable murderers are trapped within the sumptuous eating place for twelve lethal hours. The our bodies pile up, the stress mounts, the checklist of suspects dwindles—and Cait is familiar with she has to determine who the killer is simply because there's no telling who may be subsequent to die.
The fourth booklet within the loved Cait Morgan sequence, The Corpse with the Platinum Hair travels to Sin urban, the place Welsh Canadian foodie and criminologist Cait Morgan comes up opposed to her hardest secret but.
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Extra info for The Corpse with the Platinum Hair (Cait Morgan, Book 4)
He couldn’t question them because they’d go squealing to Superintendent Reine, and they would warn Jarrett. It would also be the same with the staff. That left him with two courses of action: one to ride Jarrett as hard as he dared without getting kicked out of the police service, until he forced Jarrett’s hand in some way, and the second was to find Lucy and get her to tell him the truth. But where was she? On his return to work yesterday, he had checked criminal records. Nothing. She hadn’t been picked up on any charges in the last two months since her disappearance.
Pmd 32 14/11/2005, 18:15 T IDE OF D EATH 33 kitchen; sooner or later she was bound to hear the news and might make the connection, better if he told her now. That way he could get something of Thurlow’s and make a quick identification. Time was critical and he didn’t mean purely in terms of tracking down the killer while the trail was still warm. He couldn’t see her going into hysterics. She wasn’t the type. Self-contained was perhaps how he might describe her; cold is what others might say. It was a description that had been levelled at him but self-containment, he knew, was a protection against being hurt.
Was it a random killing? pmd 40 14/11/2005, 18:15 T IDE OF D EATH 41 and killed instantly and spontaneously? Mutilation was common in such cases. Or had it been planned and the victim known to the killer? A crime of passion perhaps? Somehow he couldn’t see Mrs Thurlow working herself up into a passion about anything except her fuchsias. Or was it a crime of hatred? Horton’s fingers curled around the envelope in his pocket. Could he have done that to Colin Jarrett? Was hatred enough? It often was, but in his case certainly not enough to take someone’s life.
The Corpse with the Platinum Hair (Cait Morgan, Book 4) by Cathy Ace