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Series
Viets, Elaine, 1950- Josie Marcus, mystery shopper.
Subjects
Genres
Mystery fiction
Published
New York, New York : Obsidian, an imprint of New American Library, a division of Penguin Group (USA) LLC [2013]
Language
English
Item Description
"An Obsidian mystery."
"Includes shopping tips!"--Cover.
Physical Description
xii, 292 pages ; 18 cm
ISBN
9780451240989
0451240987
Main Author
Elaine Viets, 1950- (author)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When Josie and her husband find a dead body in the backyard, it's up to them to solve the mystery before the killer strikes even closer to home. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Mystery shopper Josie Marcus has been happily married to veterinarian Ted Scottsmeyer for months. But her newly wedded bliss is about to be cut short.... Josie and Ted have finally tied the knot, and they’re ready for the next step: buying a house. Ted’s business partner, Christine, has one she’s willing to sell, but it needs a lot of love. Luckily, the newlyweds are up for the challenge. But when they tear down a rickety gazebo in the backyard, they find the body of Christine’s sister, a free spirit who supposedly took off six months before. The police arrest Christine for murder, leaving Ted to work overtime at the office to cover for his partner. With no time to work on the house or be with her husband, Josie will have to find the real killer quickly, before both her house and marriage are beyond repair.... Includes Shopping Tips! 

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Mystery shopper Josie Marcus has been happily married to veterinarian Ted Scottsmeyer for months. But her newly wedded bliss is about to be cut short....Josie and Ted have finally tied the knot, and they’re ready for the next step: buying a house. Ted’s business partner, Christine, has one she’s willing to sell, but it needs a lot of love. Luckily, the newlyweds are up for the challenge.But when they tear down a rickety gazebo in the backyard, they find the body of Christine’s sister, a free spirit who supposedly took off six months before. The police arrest Christine for murder, leaving Ted to work overtime at the office to cover for his partner. With no time to work on the house or be with her husband, Josie will have to find the real killer quickly, before both her house and marriage are beyond repair....Includes Shopping Tips!