An innocent woman faces arrest unless Annie and Max Darling solve three inter-locking puzzles: The pulled-out pant pockets of a murder victim, three guns that appear and disappear, and the whereabouts of a runaway teenager who may know too much.
Death On Demand #20
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Featuring: Annie Darling; Max Darling
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A teenager well-liked at the island youth center dies in an
accidental fall. A wealthy businessman booms with laughter
at those around him until a shot rings out at the center's
annual program. Max Darling suspects a connection between
the two deaths. Another teenager is attacked. The center's
director faces arrest which will separate her from her dying
sister. Annie and Max Darling race against time to prove her
innocence and scramble to solve three inter-locking puzzles:
the pulled-out pant pockets of one victim, three guns that
appear and disappear, and the disappearance of a teenager
who may have seen too much.
Intrigue and foul play are no strangers to the idyllic South
Carolina sea island of Broward's Rock. Mystery bookstore
owner Annie Darling and her husband, Max, who specialize in
solving problems, plunge into a startling web of danger and
deceit when a trio of deaths is linked to the island's youth
With the evidence mounting against her, the center's
director seeks out Max to clear her name. When it comes to
intrigue, where Max goes, Annie isn't far behind. To save an
innocent woman, the pair scrambles to unravel three complex
interlinked puzzles: the mystery of three guns, the
pulled-out pant pockets of one victim, and the disappearance
of a teenager whose stepfather always had the last
laugh—until he died.
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