No Way to Kill A Lady

No Way to Kill A Lady

A Blackbird Sisters Mystery

Book - 2012
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"Nora Blackbird, the Bucks County ex-debutante with a haute couture wardrobe, a hot job as a glamorous society columnist and a stone cold bank account, might finally have her own life just right, but everyone around her is going down in flames. Her sister Libby seems destined to be the lead character in a tabloid sex scandal. Her sister Emma is expecting a mysterious love child. Her best friend, Lexie Paine, is serving time in the slammer. And now her mobbed-up boyfriend, Mick Abruzzo--who might actually be her husband--is conducting clandestine capers from Blackbird Farm while under house arrest. What's a good girl to do? Find a killer, that's what! Word arrives that the sisters' great aunt, Madeleine Blackbird, has died in a volcanic eruption on an Indonesian island and left her fabulous country estate, worth millions, to the three of them. But when the Blackbird sisters show up to claim their windfall, they find the house in a state of disheartening decay and all of Madeleine's to-die-for treasures gone. Worse, the mansion has been hiding a grisly secret: the body of a woman who died there many years ago. All the evidence points to a high society murder... Nora's special bond with flamboyant Aunt Madeleine compels her to seek out the truth. With her aunt's amorous stepson dogging her footsteps, her unscrupulous lawyer acting like a skunk, and her devoted housekeeper not to be found, Nora's investigation is going nowhere. Good thing Mick's close by to offer Nora distractions both dark and delightful. And, as ever, her irrepressible sisters provide some unexpected... and highly unorthodox... assistance when she most needs it."--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Obsidian, 2012.
ISBN: 9780451237057
Call Number: MARTIN
Characteristics: 310 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Blackbird Sisters (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction.
Socialites -- Fiction.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction


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hania4987 Jul 08, 2013

another murder in Philadelphia's high society and the continuing saga of the Blackbird sisters told with wit and humor ... fun series

loblollyrosa Aug 25, 2012

Love this mystery series! With interesting characters and a sneak peek at the lives of high society, along with a quick moving pace, this book is highly recommended.


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May 28, 2013

When a skeleton is found locked in the elevator of a mansion that the Blackbird sisters have recently inherited from their Aunt Madeleine, many suspect an accidental death due to lack of electricity. But Nora smells foul play, especially when the mansions treasures and artwork are found missing. Nora's special bond with her benevolent aunt spurs her to seek the truth and bring a killer to justice while trying to keep her sisters in line. Emma is expecting a mysterious love child and Libby is involved in a tabloid scandal. Michael is sidelined while under house arrest at the Blackbird Farm and is as naughty and distracting as ever.


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