An amateur sleuth, Sheridan Hendley jumps at the chance to work with the defense when a favorite waitress is arrested for the murder of her ex-husband. Determined to prove Zoe’s innocence Sheridan probes into the victim’s past and why he chose to return to Cold Creek 15 years after the divorce. Personalities clash and Zoe’s family closes ranks as Sheridan attempts to unlock the carefully kept secrets of the family that owns and operates the Grill. The closer she gets to finding the truth, the more her own life might be in danger – a situation that strains her increasingly serious relationship with Detective Brett McMann.
If you ever thought you needed a break from your family, try imagining working with them all!
Sheridan returns home after a lovely vacation, her first trip away with her new beau and his teenage daughter. All went better than anticipated. But the first news she learns is there has again been a suspicious death in Cold Creek.
Even though she had not been around when it happened, Sheridan finds herself deeply involved.
Will her questions place her in the path of danger?
Are there secrets others don't want revealed?
Will investigating interfere with her job on the committee to find a new college Chancellor?
Or with her relationship with the handsome detective?
Another fun and twisty cozy mystery from author Christa Nardi.
You can read this as a stand alone.
About The Author
Christa Nardi is and always has been an avid reader. Her favorite authors have shifted from Carolyn Keene and Earl Stanley Gardner to more contemporary mystery/crime authors over time, but mystery/crime along with romance and scifi/fantasy are her preferred choices for leisure reading. Christa also has been a long time writer from poetry and short stories to the Cold Creek series, Christa has joined many other reader/writers in writing one genre she enjoys reading – the cozy mystery. The series started with Murder at Cold Creek College; Murder in the Arboretum is the second in the series. Murder at the Grill is the third. Christa Nardi is a pen name for a real life professor/psychologist from the Northeast who is well published in nonfiction and technical venues.