Print Length: 256 pages
Publication Date: November 5, 2019
Sold by: Penguin Group (USA) LLC
About the Book:
When a house near Lee and Joe's home goes up for sale, the couple teams up with Lee's aunt and uncle, Nettie and Hogan, to buy it, remodel it, and resell it for a sweet profit. But after the owners of the house, the Baileys, accept their offer, a local developer, Richard "Spud" Dirk, suddenly swoops in with a higher one, and it seems their dreams might be snatched away.
Lee, never as passionate about the plan as her husband and uncle, is anxious to get back to focusing on managing TenHuis Chocolade. But when a long-hidden gun is found behind a pipe in the Baileys' basement, she begins to suspect a mystery is afoot. And when Spud turns up dead in the Baileys' carport a few days later, it becomes clear there's something rotten at the foundation....
To solve the murder, Lee will have to strip away layers of secrets--that is, if someone doesn't level her first....
Meet the Author:
JoAnna Carl is the pseudonym for a multipublished mystery writer. She is the national bestselling author of the Chocoholic Mysteries, including The Chocolate Falcon Fraud, The Chocolate Clown Corpse, and The Chocolate Bunny Brouhaha.
Visit the author's website: http://www.joannacarl.com/