7/17 £1.91 “A Dead Red Heart” by R.P. Dahlke
Today’s feature: £1.91 (mystery) “A Dead Red Heart” by R.P. Dahlke (Don’t forget to enter our giveaway for a signed copy of “A Clash of Kings” by George RR Martin open til July 31st)
When a lovesick, homeless veteran litters her vintage red caddy with paper snowflakes, Lalla Bains, Aero Ag pilot figures it’s time for a showdown. Unfortunately, someone else has the same idea leaving Lalla with a dying man at her feet, and only his strange last words, “The more there is, the less you see,” as a clue to his killer.
Compounding her life her tightwad, widowed father becomes a born-again ladies man, a disreputable competitor tries to push her out of business, and last but not least, her antennae twitches that the sultry redhead in Modesto’s police department may be vying for Sheriff Caleb Stone’s affections.
It soon becomes crystal clear that the police are totally off base on this murder investigation and someone else is going to have to suit up to solve this case. Someone who is just exasperating, pushy, and tenacious enough to get the job done–and that person will be none other than:Ms. Lalla Bains.