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Louisiana Longshot: A Miss Fortune Mystery (Volume 1)

By Jana DeLeon

It used to be a hell of a protracted shot....
CIA murderer Fortune Redding is ready to adopt her such a lot tough project ever--in Sinful, Louisiana. With a leak on the CIA and a cost put on her head via one of many world's greatest fingers buyers, Fortune has to head off-grid, yet she by no means anticipated to be this some distance out of her aspect. Posing as a former attractiveness queen grew to become librarian in a small bayou city turns out worse than dying to Fortune, yet she's made up our minds to fly lower than the radar until eventually her boss unearths the leak and places the fingers broker out of play. regrettably, she hasn't even unpacked a suitcase ahead of her newly inherited puppy digs up a human bone in her yard.
Thrust into the center of a bayou homicide secret, Fortune groups up with a few likely candy previous women whose seems to be thoroughly belie their carry at the little city. To most sensible issues off, the good-looking neighborhood deputy is looking her too many questions. If she's now not cautious, this research could blow her disguise and get her killed. Armed together with her massive abilities and a bunch of aged girls the locals dub The Geritol Mafia, Fortune has no selection yet to unravel the homicide earlier than it truly is too late.
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"Southern wit at its best!" - NYT Bestselling writer Gemma Halliday
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"I learn this e-book in a single evening, not able to place it down simply because i could not wait to determine what occurred next."
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It wasn’t a delightful inspiration, yet a wise guy may possibly take that tactic. And regardless of my normal dislike for Deputy LeBlanc, I didn’t imagine for a second that he was once silly. i'd now not be susceptible to the interior workings of small-town Louisiana, yet I knew the 3 most sensible how one can get a person to depart: kill them, threaten to kill them, or threaten to show anything they don’t wish uncovered. I wasn’t apprehensive in regards to the first , and if Deputy LeBlanc received it in his head to run my prints, seeking to locate a few dust on me, he’d arise empty-handed. Morrow had noticeable to that himself. there has been no hint of me left in federal databases. yet all it's going to take is a few mobilephone calls to the fitting humans and he may discover that the genuine Sandy-Sue Morrow was once jet-setting in Europe. And that discovery may carry down the full residence of playing cards. bankruptcy Ten I mounted a ham sandwich, went into the lounge, and attempted to be aware of a searching express on tv. not one of the so-called pros at the express had a specific thing on Ida Belle, which used to be either outstanding and worrisome whilst. i used to be a expert murderer and wasn’t definite i may have made the shot Ida Belle did lower than an analogous conditions. At shut variety, i used to be very good at hand-to-hand, or shoe-to-hand, wrestle, yet I hottest to do my capturing from a distance and with a scope. I swallowed the final chew of my sandwich and crumpled the serviette onto the plate sitting at the facet desk subsequent to me. Who used to be I attempting to fool—sitting the following, pretending I wasn’t spending each second wondering Marie, Melvin, Deputy LeBlanc, Ida Belle and Gertie, and the darkish cloud of gloom that had descended on me ever when you consider that I’d arrived in Sinful? i may watch silly tv from now until eventually the top of time, however the challenge wasn’t going away—not till an individual came upon Marie and every little thing moved into the felony procedure. Which left me correct in Deputy LeBlanc’s line of sight till the case ceased being his accountability and have become the kingdom prosecutor’s challenge. I drummed my palms at the in desk until eventually the noise made me loopy. eventually, I grabbed the bag of cookies I’d been approximately to dive into, jumped up from the chair, and moved quickly out the door. I’d regarded up Ida Belle’s and Gertie’s addresses on the web the opposite evening while i used to be doing my examine, yet their cell numbers were unlisted. I’d test Gertie’s condo first, and in the event that they weren’t there, I’d head to Ida Belle’s subsequent. It appeared the one technique to determine conserving my hide used to be to discover anyone who didn’t are looking to be came across. It wasn’t that a lot diverse from my actual task, other than the half approximately no longer having to kill an individual on the finish of the challenge. because the meant goal was once a few kindly previous woman who’d been abused by means of her husband and mom, I figured i'll restrain myself. Gertie’s apartment was once blocks over from mine, so I caught a cookie in my mouth and began out up the road, then made the flip round the nook to move to Gertie’s. No quicker had I rounded the massive hedge at the nook than I ran immediately into Deputy LeBlanc, who was once parked subsequent to the lessen, securing his boat to the trailer.

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