The Devil's Interval (A Maggie Fiori Mystery)
Linda Lee Peterson
“Impossible to place down. gleaming conversation, references either musical and literary, and an offbeat solid of plausible characters make the pages fly by.”
—Library Journal STARRED REVIEW
Maggie Fiori makes use of her powers as a journalist to dig into the realm of San Francisco's elite after a limo motive force is convicted of murdering a socialite. among handling her sons' football practices, saving her broken marriage, and dealing with her maddening employees, Maggie fights to end up that the "Limousine Lothario" used to be responsible of not more than loving his mother.
Linda Lee Peterson is the writer of Edited to Death, which brought readers to San Francisco sleuth and journal editor Maggie Fiori. a widely known advertising specialist, Peterson has additionally written a number of nonfiction books and contributed to such courses because the Chicago Tribune.
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