Category: Mystery and Crime Fiction
Regular price: $1.99
Deal price: Free
Deal starts: September 19, 2021
Deal ends: September 19, 2021
From five time Amazon All-Star author Diane Moody comes The Demise.Tiny Braxton, Tennessee, is a quiet, tight-knit community wrapped around an old town square just a stone's throw from Nashville. But when the town's most prominent citizen is found dead at the base of its water tower, news of Peter Lanham's apparent suicide roars through town like a massive tsunami.Peter, the handsome, beloved CEO of Lanham's Fine Foods, had taken a small, family-owned grocery store founded in 1927, and grew it into a successful national chain. With most of Braxton's residents employed by Lanham's corporate headquarters, word of Peter's demise left them searching for answers. What could possibly have made him take a swan dive off that tower?Julie Parker is convinced he didn't. As receptionist at Lanham's executive office suite, she's determined to find out what really happened to her boss. An aspiring actor who also stars as "The Lanham Girl" in the company's TV commercials, Julie prides herself on her perceptive observations and people-skills. Who better to find out what happened to Peter up on that water tower?Matt Bryson, on assignment as a rookie Special Agent for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, isn't about to let the attractive receptionist intrude on his first case. She may be a hometown insider, but he's perfectly capable of solving the case without "Miss Marple" screwing up his investigation.A perfect setting, a cast of oddball characters, and just enough drama to raise lots of suspicion. The stage is set.What readers are saying about The Demise:"I don't normally review books, but this one was really entertaining. . . the end of the book was just excellent." "Wow! That's what I said out loud when I got to the end of this book." "Totally shocked by the surprise ending! Have thoroughly enjoyed many books by Diane Moody especially the teacup novella series, but this one was amazing." "The author has a delicious skill in describing each character's actions so the reader immediately sees the scene."