A Miranda Corbie Mystery #4
On Sale: March 20, 2018
Featuring: Miranda Corbie
Hardcover / e-Book
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Mystery Woman Sleuth
The blonde secretary was scared when she visited Miranda
Corbie’s office. A shove into a streetcar track, a box of
poisoned chocolates…hateful, violent letters.
Someone was trying to kill her.
Miranda isn’t sure of anything at first except that Louise
Crowley, the blonde who works as an assistant to Niles
Alexander, San Francisco publisher, is in trouble. Despite
her own preparations for an imminent voyage to a
blitzkrieged Britain and a painful farewell to the city
she loves, Miranda decides to help Louise and takes on her
last case as a private detective in San Francisco…
investigating her client, surveying the publishing world
of 1940, and stumbling into murder with a trail that leads
straight to Alcatraz…an island city of sharks.
Along the way, Miranda explores her beloved San Francisco
once more, from Playland-at-the-Beach to Chinatown to Nob
Hill and Treasure Island. She encounters John Steinbeck
and C.S. Forester, and is aided and abetted by the
charming and dapper San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb
Caen. And she also discovers personal truths she’s long
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