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Murder of a Creped Suzette
Denise Swanson

When megamillionaire and imitation cowboy Rex Taylor proposes building a country music theater in Scumble River, everyone’s ready to do the boot-scootin’ boogie except school psychologist Skye Denison. She’s been asked by Suzette Neal, Rex’s assistant and a rising country star, to investigate her mother’s suspicious death twenty-seven years earlier. No sooner does Skye agree to help than she finds Suzette literally flattened — and very dead.

This has fast become a case of two questionable deaths, and suspicion seems to be hovering over Suzette’s inner circle: Rex’s jealous wife, a mysterious man in a black pickup truck, and the sizzling-hot singer Flint James, who also happens to have been Suzette’s bitter rival for country-western fame. With a honky-tonk full of suspects and a tangled web of motives that stretches back two decades, Skye has two options: Rise to the occasion or end up as flat as a crêpe.

(A Scumble River Mystery #14)
Obsidian, October 2011
ISBN-10: 0451235002
ISBN-13: 9780451235008
272 pages Paperback
$7.99

Also by Denise Swanson:
Dying For a Cupcake, March 2015
Murder of a Needled Knitter, September 2014
Dead Between the Lines, March 2014
Murder of a Stacked Librarian, September 2013
Nickeled-and-Dimed to Death, March 2013
Murder of the Cat's Meow, September 2012
Dead Blondes Tell No Tales, August 2012
Little Shop of Homicide, March 2012
Murder of a Bookstore Babe, March 2011
Murder of a Wedding Belle, April 2010
Murder of a Royal Pain, April 2009
Murder of a Chocolate-Covered Cherry, April 2008
Murder of a Botoxed Blonde, April 2007
Murder of a Real Bad Boy, August 2006
Murder Of A Smart Cookie, July 2005
Drop-Dead Blonde, February 2005
Murder Of A Pink Elephant, July 2004
Murder of a Barbie And Ken, November 2003
Murder of a Snake In The Grass, April 2003
Murder of a Sleeping Beauty, April 2002
And the Dying is Easy, June 2001
Murder of a Sweet Old Lady, April 2001
Murder of a Small-Town Honey, July 2000

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