Monday, September 2, 2013

Mailbox Monday - A House to Die For



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Title: A House to Die for
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Publisher: MIDNIGHT INK; 1 edition (April 8, 2010)
Format: Trade Paperback; Pgs 318
Genre: Mystery
Source: Paperbackswap.com
Series: A Darby Farr Mystery (Book 1)


Overview

Red-hot real estate agent Darby Farr has spent years trying to forget her hometown of Hurricane Harbor, Maine--especially the painful memories of being raised by her controlling aunt following her parents' tragic deaths. Then one morning, she learns her aunt is dying, and the calculating woman has one final demand: clinch the multimillion-dollar sale of Fairview, a breathtaking waterfront estate.

The deal seems simple, but trouble is brewing on the rocky coast. Within hours of Darby's arrival, an obscure deed restriction scuttles the sale just as the backup buyer is found bludgeoned to death on the property's grounds. Assisted by handsome journalist Miles Porter, Darby uncovers dark secrets that reveal an ugly scandal . . . and even uglier motives for murder. As a brutal storm surges up the coast, Darby must salvage the deal, find the killer--and somehow stay alive.

3 comments:

Tea norman said...

I love to read stories about houses. The rocky coast setting makes it all the better.:)

Elizabeth said...

I like the looks of the cover and the sound of the book.

ENJOY!!!

Elizabeth
Silver's Reviews
My Mailbox Monday

Mary (Bookfan) said...

Sounds like a good one!