By J. A. Jance
Alice Rogers, an aged widow, is useless, chanced on murdered within the Arizona wilderness. It's effortless sufficient to pin the killing at the adolescents stuck using her automobile around the Mexican border, yet Sheriff Brady isn't approximately to permit it move at that. Alice used to be whatever of a loose spirit, with a penchant for Scotch, the glitter of Las Vegas, and a romance with a guy 20 years her junior. Her hot-tempered daughter Susan suspects Mom's boyfriend--her former handyman who moved in rather than relocating on while he comprehensive his convenient paintings. Now Susan's livid at her brother Clete, the do-nothing mayor of Tombstone, blaming him for no longer holding their inheritance via breaking apart their mother's iciness romance.
Yet all isn't because it seems to be, and Joanna is pressured to place her own lifestyles on carry to dig deeper into Alice's demise, the lives of her grasping offspring, and the identification of her mysterious gentleman good friend. and because the research will get sidetracked by means of grotesque neighborhood land disputes, it takes a few not easy twists and turns, until eventually Sheriff Brady unearths herself wading via a murky morass of graft and corruption which may have given an individual cause to kill--and kill back.
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