By Joan Merrill
by Joan Merrill
When the recent York Jazz Society acquires a fifty-year outdated letter from Georgia Valentine, questions come up over the mythical vocalist’s demise. Did she supply herself a deadly dose of heroin, because the unique investigators governed, or did anyone kill her? And if it was once homicide, what used to be the motive?
Casey strikes her operation from San Francisco to long island to enquire the chilly case, wondering Georgia’s musician acquaintances, her widower, a drug broker, a Broadway actress, a mafia boss and the specialists who declared the demise a suicide.
This quest takes Casey to New York’s so much venerable jazz golf equipment, a Harlem nursing domestic, a mob-owned Italian eating place, a lesbian bar and One Police Plaza, domestic of the NYPD. She joins forces with an enticing detective from the prepared Crime unit, and, because the case progresses, so does their courting.
With no scarcity of suspects, Casey eventually uncovers facts revealing a stunning killer.
Author Joan Merrill has produced yet one more pleasing secret as a part of her on-going detective sequence that includes SF detective Casey McKie. As ordinary, Ms. Merrill has masterfully woven her love of jazz and its practitioners right into a story of intrigue and revenge, prepared to the beat of the blues and be-bop. a colourful, quite clever mystery, so much hugely instructed.
-Carol Sloane, Jazz Singer, carolsloane.com
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