Grand Slam Murders

Grand Slam Murders

R. J. Lee

Mystery / Cozy Mystery

After four bridge players are poisoned, newspaper reporter Wendy Winchester sets out to catch a killer who's not playing with a full deck . . . When the four wealthy widows who make up the venerable Rosalie Bridge Club never get up from their card table, this quiet Mississippi town has its first quadruple homicide. Who put cyanide in their sugar bowl? An aspiring member and kibitzer with the exclusive club, Wendy takes a personal interest in finding justice for the ladies. She also has a professional motivation. A frustrated society columnist for the Rosalie Citizen, she's ready to deal herself a better hand as an investigative reporter. This could be her big break. Plus, she has a card or two up her sleeve: her sometimes boyfriend is a detective and her dad is the local chief of police. Partnering up with the men in her life, Wendy starts shuffling through suspects and turning over secrets long held close to the chest by the ladies. But...
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Playing the Devil

Playing the Devil

R. J. Lee

Mystery / Cozy Mystery

Reporter and bridge player Wendy Winchester once again plays ace detective when a country club member is murdered in a hot tub . . . Now an investigative reporter for the Daily Citizen in the Mississippi River port of Rosalie, Wendy still likes to unwind over a game of cards. Following the demise of the Rosalie Bridge Club, she's started her own group at the Rosalie Country Club. During the first meeting of the Country Club Bridge Players, the dummy has barely been laid down when another dummy gets in a scuffle at the bar across the room. Bridge player Carly Ogle's husband Brent is at it again. After the club's new female golf pro breaks up the fight, Brent storms off to soak in a hot tub. But the bartender soon finds the bullying Brent dead in the water, clubbed over the head with the pestle the barkeep uses to crush leaves for mint juleps. Racist, sexist, homophobic, and an all-around lout, Brent made enough enemies to fill a bridge...
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