By Bill Crider
Dan Rhodes, the sheriff of Blacklin County, Texas, has noticeable greater than his proportion of wierd occasions in the course of his time in office-most lately he exorcised a ghost from the county penal complex and he has regularly tolerated the banter among his aged jailer and dispatcher. despite the fact that, now not even Hack and Lawton's pleasant observe play may have ready him for the gang of writers that experience descended upon Blacklin County.
When Vernell Lindsey, Clearview's newly released romance novelist, makes a decision to carry a romance writer's conference, citizens imagine this may ultimately get their city at the map. they're much more excited once they examine that former Clearview resident Terry Don Coslin will headline the event-Terry Don is now the main wanted male hide version for those very novels.
Rhodes does not comprehend why such a lot of everyone is attracted to writing, yet this turns into the least of his issues while a neighborhood aspiring novelist is located lifeless in her room on the university. used to be her loss of life the paintings of a jealous rival? Or did her new e-book get a piece too on the subject of yes people's genuine lives? As he investigates, Rhodes starts off to benefit extra concerning the publishing and a few sordid proof Terry Don. Is he in any respect attached to the homicide? whilst one other homicide happens, Rhodes gets the unwelcome relief of 2 aspiring novelists, desirous to swap from romance to mysteries. Their theories are a bit too faraway from the reality, yet Rhodes does make a few headway on his personal.
Relying on his trademark logic and crafty and assistance from his deputy sheriff Ruth Grady, Rhodes is ready to resolve the murders even though he nonetheless cannot work out why such a lot of humans are looking to write a novel.
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A Romantic Way to Die: A Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mystery (Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries) by Bill Crider