Design for murder

Carolyn G. Hart

Book - 1987

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Series
Death on demand
Subjects
Published
New York : Bantam Books c1987.
Language
English
Physical Description
217 p.
ISBN
0553265628
Main Author
Carolyn G. Hart (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Asked to stage a murder for the annual house tour of the historical Preservation Society of Chastain, South Carolina, mystery bookshop owner Annie Laurance suddenly finds herself the prime suspect in a real-life killing

Review by Publisher Summary 2

The show must go on . . . When mystery bookstore owner Annie Laurance is invited to stage a Mystery Night for the annual antebellum house tour of the Historical Preservation Society of Chastain, South Carolina, she instead finds herself the leading lady in a flesh-and-blood drama. The play's the thing wherein the curtain falls on mean-spirited grande dame Corinne Webster. While jeweled fingers point, accusing Annie of murder, the perpetrator lurks within the genteel cast of Murder-Most-Make-Believe . . . and the murder weapon is one of the props.In the tight-laced society of Chastain, Annie is guilty until proven innocent. With her fiance, Max Darling, Annie pieces together evidence to clear her name—until her chief witness is murdered. Now it will take all her sleuthing skills to discover the evil in the heart of Chastain's Beautiful People.