By Melodie Johnson-Howe
The new Diana Poole crime mystery takes our beginner sleuth deep into Southern California's underworld to discover the secret of a diamond-encrusted scorpion—and the cause of the murders that stick to in its wake.
Diana Poole’s final motion picture was once a flop, yet she earned adequate cash to mend up her Malibu condo. One afternoon status outdoors it, she sees a girl around the road waving at her. Diana doesn’t realize her. nonetheless waving, the lady walks into the oncoming vehicles and is killed immediately. Why may someone do that?
The subsequent evening, whereas nonetheless horrified through the coincidence, Diana is held at gunpoint by means of a guy challenging the lifeless woman’s scorpion. what sort of scorpion? A dwell one? A brooch? A pendant? Diana searches the coincidence scene and reveals a diamond-encrusted item within the form of a scorpion. Breathless, she recollects her superstar mom displaying it to her the final time she observed her alive.
Did the lady who was once waving at her wish her to work out it? used to be the woman’s demise particularly an twist of fate? Why did the gunman wish the scorpion? Did her mom relatively die of typical reasons? may it were murder?
With the diamond-encrusted item as her simply clue, Diana is going on a heart-pounding trip made up our minds to discover solutions. yet asking loads of questions can disillusioned humans. in particular the unpredictable killer who's stalking her.
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Hold a Scorpion: A Diana Poole Thriller (Diana Poole Mysteries) by Melodie Johnson-Howe