A Sticky Inheritance
by Emily James
Nicole Fitzhenry-Dawes feels like the only failure amid a family of high achievers. Her last boyfriend turned out to be married, and her career as a criminal defense attorney is in tatters.
When her uncle dies, leaving her his maple syrup farm, she thinks it’s time for a career change—one that allows her to stay far away from murderers and liars.
For half a day at least.
Her uncle’s suicide looks like it wasn’t a suicide after all, but the police chief is reluctant to investigate and soil the reputation of his serene tourist town. Murder’s bad for business. Nicole has no choice but to search for the killer on her own, with a little help from the handsome county medical examiner—who’s exactly her type and all wrong for her.
And as she closes in, she not only risks becoming the murderer’s next victim, but also starts to wonder if knowing the truth is ever worse than believing the lie…
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Category: Mystery – Cozy